Associate Country Economist at World Bank December 2023, IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
- Job #: req25387
- Organization: IFC
- Sector: Economics
- Grade: GF
- Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
- Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
- Location: Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania
- Required Language(s): English
- Preferred Language(s): French
- Closing Date: 12/28/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC
IFC’ Africa Vice-Presidency (CAF) leads the mobilization of private sector investment in Africa. Over nearly six decades, IFC has invested more than $25 billion in African businesses and financial institutions. We are a leading provider of advice to promote a sustainable private sector and mobilize capital from other investors who invest alongside IFC in critical sectors for Africa’s future. CAF’s Country Advisory & Economics team (CAE) supports the Africa region through provision of country economic diagnostics, strategy, and engagement products as well as through direct support to operational teams and country units, in collaboration with economists throughout the World Bank Group. Specifically, the economics team covers three principal functions:
Logical, coherent approach to economic/strategic questions based on own work and an awareness of organizational or departmental strategies. Ability to communicate clearly economic and technical concepts to non-technical audience and present key messages and most relevant findings in compelling manner and appropriately embed empirical support for conclusions and recommendations. Solid over standing of IFC project cycles, approval/decision processes, and key drivers of IFC business decision making as well as knowledge and understanding of key IFC/WBG products and instruments and how they are deployed to pursue private sector development and country engagement. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with high level stakeholders in English and French. World Bank Group Core Competencies
Associate Country Economist at World Bank
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