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Economic & Research Specialist

A vacancy has opened at the Economic Analysis & Research Department for the position of:

Economic & Research Specialist
Location Curaçao

Department Profile

The Economic Analysis & Research Department is part of the Monetary Policy, Economics & Statistics Division and consists of a team of highly qualified economists. Each economist is responsible for the analysis of the developments in a specific policy area: the real sector, the public sector, the external sector, and the monetary sector. The working environment is professional, informal, collaborative, and very dynamic.    

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the economic and research specialist include:

Conducting macro-economic analyses that are published in, among other things, the Bank’s Quarterly Bulletins and Annual Reports.
Drafting policy advices for the governments of Curaçao and Sint Maarten on financial and economic affairs.
Conducting empirical research on macroeconomic topics relevant to the economies of Curaçao and Sint Maarten that are published in research papers.
Developing and maintaining the macroeconomic models of Curaçao and Sint Maarten.
Drafting speeches, presentations, and articles.

Education and Work Experience

A master’s degree in economics or econometrics with specialization in at least one of the following areas: macroeconomics, monetary economics, public finances, or international economics;
Experience with quantitative research methods and techniques;
Experience with computer software for data analyses and research such as Eviews or Stata;
Fluency in English in writing and speaking.

Skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to conduct research and provide policy recommendations on complex issues;
Strong organizational skills to prioritize tasks and handle multiple deadlines;
Goal-oriented and organized team player;
Strong communication skills;
Able to work in a dynamic environment.

Terms of employment

The CBCS offers:

A competitive salary depending on the candidate’s education and work experience;
Admission to the public pension system (Algemeen Pensioenfonds Curaçao);
The opportunity to follow local and international trainings, conferences, and seminars; and
Other fringe benefits in accordance with the CBCS Personnel Manual.

Additional information

For more information about the vacancy of Economic and Research Specialist, please contact Mrs. Candice Henriquez, Economic Analysis and Research Department Head, at telephone number (599-9) 434-5568 or by e-mail: C.Henriquez@centralbank.cw. For information regarding the application process, please contact Mr. R. Corsen, HR & Corporate Development Manager, at telephone number (599-9) 434-5611 or by e-mail: R.Corsen@centralbank.cw.

Job application

If the position of Economic and Research Specialist appeals to you, and you meet the above job requirements, we invite you to apply online, using the link below, within 14 working days of publication of this vacancy. A medical examination, a background check and an assessment are part of the application procedure.

Click here to open the application form.

Last updated: 14.01.2021 06:01