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  • Play a pivotal role in providing technical guidance and direction to the Studies and Research Department and offer expert opinions and advice on economic matters.
  • Supervise the preparation of economic and social studies and research, and contribute to their preparation.
  • Participate in project assessment, prepare evaluation reports, and monitor ongoing projects.
  • Contribute to the study and monitoring of technical assistance, preparing necessary memoranda and agreements.
  • Provide opinions and advice on economic matters as requested by the Management.
  • Assist in managing, monitoring, and enhancing the fellowship program.
  • Supervise and collaborate in preparing chapters of the unified Arab economic report by the institution. Review drafts of report chapters and provide feedback.
  • Organize and facilitate economic and social conferences and seminars, and actively participate in their proceedings.
  • Contribute to efforts in coordinating with relevant institutions and organizations associated with the tasks and activities of the institution.
  • Represent the institution in international conferences, seminars, and boards of directors of invested institutions.
  • Prepare work papers related to Management tasks and the institutions economic activities.
  • Review incoming correspondence to the Studies and Research Department and draft responses.
  • Provide training to junior economists.
  • Assist the Head of Department in their responsibilities.
  • Undertake other job-related tasks as assigned.


  • Doctorate in Economics from a reputable university.
  • 12+ years of proven experience as an Economist in a national or international financial institution, research institutions, or public organizations engaged in studies, research, and programming. This experience should include at least 5 years in project analysis, evaluation, and management.
  • Ability to lead, persuade others, work in teams, and coordinate efforts.
  • Capability to handle multiple tasks and issues simultaneously.
  • Effective time management skills with adherence to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and precision in work.
  • Proficiency in economics fundamentals, statistical analysis, and computational economics, including computer applications.
  • Strong analytical skills, familiarity with international economic issues, and understanding of matters and developments relevant to the department and the institution.
  • Ability to propose solutions, provide effective advice, and gather information for informed decision-making.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including persuasive public speaking and simplifying complex information in seminars and meetings.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software packages, communication platforms, and video conferencing tools.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English is essential, and proficiency in the French language is considered an additional desirable skill.
  • Demonstrates good manners, leadership ability, a sense of responsibility, and openness to criticism and guidance.
  • Values time, adheres to deadlines, and has the ability to lead teams.
  • Willingness to share skills and experiences with others.
  • Adheres to the professional and ethical standards and rules applied within the institution.


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