Economist

IMC Worldwide

Societies develop by connecting people with each other, with services and with resources in increasingly productive and sustainable ways. Our mission is to enable the most disadvantaged populations to make these connections so that they can advance, for the benefit of all of us. We do this by helping low- and middle-income countries develop the ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ infrastructure that…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Aug 18, 2022

Job Description

IMC Worldwide: A DT Global Company is working actively on various projects in South Asia and is looking for suitable candidates

Position : Economist

Scope of Work:

  • Conduct economic analysis of projects, including their costs, benefits, and risks
  • Explore thoroughly the value-for-money opportunities that can be exploited during implementation
  • Assist by providing an understanding of the relationship with the business case (an iterative process)
  • Provide information on best practices in infrastructure sector specifically hydro projects
  • Provide support to develop project banks (i.e. identification, appraisal and prioritization of projects)
  • Carry out economic analysis of the projects. Investigate the relationship between GDP growth and infrastructure development and conduct analysis for prioritizing investments to be made in different sectors.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Full time (2 years) Master’s degree in Economics with interest in infrastructure development. Candidates having Masters in Statistics may also apply.
  • At least three years of working experience in business/investment project development within either a private sector corporate body, bank, financial institution, or government development-focused agency/authority
  • Proven understanding of economic analysis, appreciation of financial planning/appraisal, project development, implementation, and management; and, monitoring and evaluation
  • Should be able to prepare sophisticated economic models independently with sensitivity and scenario analysis. Individuals having knowledge of macros in excel will be preferred.
  • Well versed with econometrics and various tools associated with it such regression and multi variate analysis. Candidates having understanding of statistics will also be preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have been involved in project preparation activities in the infrastructure sector.
  • Proven experience in undertaking research and related publication
  • Proven experience in conducting training and event management
  • IT software proficiency (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) with good report-writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

How to Apply

If these opportunities are of interest, please send a Cover Letter detailing why you want to take on this role and your CV to imcnepal@imcworldwidenepal.com The closing date for applications is 29 August, Monday, however, applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis, so it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible.