CASE is a fast-paced think-tank comprised of economists, business development experts and communications professionals. We are now looking to recruit an outstanding Junior Fiscal Economist to join our research team.
- Work on research-based initiatives in line with CASE strategic priorities. The successful candidate will be expected to take a role in research projects, evaluation and impact assessments within fiscal policy thematic area. The team’s work covers a wide range of subjects, in this VAT, excise taxation, direct taxes and fiscal federalism issues;
- Expand project opportunities via the preparation of proposals and networking with various donors;
- Manage and deliver complex projects to quality, cost, and time standards;
- Quality control of applications and budget;
- Assist project teams during the conceptualization and execution of different research projects, including data analysis, statistical and econometric interpretation, drafting of analytical papers, etc.;
- Support the research and business development teams in writing research proposals;
- Provide help in the conceptualization and implementation of a new database and modeling capacity.
Skills and Experience: Education: MA in Economics or equivalent + 1 year of working experience in research, academia, public or private sectors;
CASE is open to various profiles of candidates including economists, statistical experts and evaluation experts with a good knowledge of fiscal policy issues. For this role, the following competencies will be an asset:
- Good knowledge of quantitative methods of research in economics;
- Advanced computer skills, knowledge of and experience with major statistical and database packages (MS Excel and STATA, SPSS, Matlab, Gempack, GAMS or equivalent);
- Macroeconomic and econometric modeling,;
- Very good knowledge of English;
- Ability to work with tight deadlines and in fast-paced teams;
- Problem-solving abilities and ability to multi-task and work flexibly in a changing environment;
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, team spirit.
CASE is offering one-year fixed-term appointment with a possibility of renewal, pays a competitive salary and has a bonus scheme in place for its researchers. We welcome applications from PhD students.
Candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 28, 2019.