Vacancy Announcement: Economy Researcher

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Identity Center is currently seeking to recruit a fulltime economy researcher at a competitive local salary. The economy researcher will be responsible for the development and implementation of specific research assignments under the Jordan Independent Economy Watch Project

Main tasks:
• Development of research outline
• Production of research papers that outline clear, targeted and feasible policy recommendations
• Support the dissemination of the produced research and analysis
• Engaging and lobbying with relevant thematic stakeholders from government departments, parliament, business and industry leaders and civil society and public
• Performing supplementary tasks in support of the Jordan Independent Economy Watch project

Qualifications:
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in economics, or any other related field
• Proven experience in economic research, analysis and economic forecasting
• Knowledge of quantitative modeling and statistical analysis
• Experience in the production of policy papers and research
• Previous experience working with data analysis and statistical software is an asset
• Understanding of the core issues and dynamics of the Jordanian economy
• Experience in technical report writing and presentation
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in Arabic and English
• Attention to detail and quality control
• Ability to work flexibly under pressure and adapt to change
• Hard working, self-motivating and able to meet deadlines
• Ability to work well both in a team and independently in a challenging, fast-paced, multicultural environment

How to apply:
Please send CV and one page cover letter to Ms. A. Samara: asamara@identity-center.org