Location: New Delhi
Last Date: August
Asia Economic Policy and Poverty unit (SASEP) Team of the New Delhi
Office intends to hire a Research Analyst who will be expected to provide
a full range of support to the team. The Research Analyst will work in
one or more of the following areas: poverty, public finance, public
sector management and governance, macroeconomics, growth, and trade. On
offer are unique opportunities to operate in a world-class environment,
on a highly stimulating work program.
Duties and Responsibilities
Independently researches and analyzes a wide variety of
specific economic, financial, country or sector topics and issues for
lending, research, and/or policy related tasks.
Programs and modifies economic/financial models using
existing high-complexity software packages and develops software needed
to implement and upgrade models, using a variety of complex languages.
Participates in missions to collect and analyze data as
well as exchange information with government and private sector
Prerequisites for the position include:
Master's degree or equivalent in economics, or a related
social science field with a strong quantitative orientation with at least
2 years of relevant experience.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with good
interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relations within
and outside the Bank, and to promote collaboration within the team to
meet unit objectives.
Familiarity with econometric packages (e.g. STATA) and
spreadsheet models; experience in working with large household survey
datasets, in particular National Sample Survey and National Family Health
Survey would be an added advantage.
Willingness to undertake frequent travel in India.
Work experience in a research institution or like
organizations, while desirable, is not mandatory.
Interested candidates should send at least two references and a
detailed curriculum vitae, which details their qualifications and
experience. Deadline for applications will be August 16, 2010. Only
shortlisted candidates will be notified. Candidates should submit
their resume online to
www.worldbank.org/jobs referring to
job# 101522 wherein a detailed job description is