HQTA Financial Sector Expert / Senior Financial Sector Expert (MCMMP)
Title: HQTA Financial Sector Expert / Senior Financial Sector Expert (MCMMP)
- Employer: International Monetary Fund (Monetary and Capital Markets Department)
- Location: United States
- Position Type: Other Non-Academic
- Deadline: Feb 19, 2018
- Job Description:
The Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has a vacancy in the Monetary and Macroprudential Policies (MP) Division for an expert on macroprudential policies. The incumbent will be based in the IMF's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The appointment is for a contractual term of two years, and can be extended to a maximum of four years, subject to budget availability and satisfactory performance. The MP division is responsible for MCM's work on monetary, macroprudential and exchange rate policies, and also covers central bank institutional frameworks. The division works closely with staff in MCM and other departments, and with country authorities, in delivering policy analysis, technical assistance, and surveillance products, for example: the IMF's Global Financial Stability Report and the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP).
The selected candidate will contribute to the work of the department by providing advice in her/his area of expertise. This will involve frequent interactions with country authorities, other IMF departments, and international organizations. He/she will also be requested to contribute to the review and development of the IMF’s new macroprudential database which is based on an annual survey of member countries. The position may require travel on country and other assignments, as well as responsibility for preparing reports and analytical studies.
• An advanced university degree (Ph.D. preferred) in economics, finance, or a related field, with at least five years of professional experience in a central bank, finance ministry, or regulatory agency. A strong background in issues of financial stability and macroprudential policies is required.
• An ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written English is required, along with the ability to work in a team and under tight deadlines. Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills are essential, as is the ability to establish credibility and influence with senior country officials.
Interested candidates should submit their applications through www.IMF.org/jobs by making reference to Job Number 1800023