Career Opportunity: Deputy Director, Research and Economic Analysis Department

Author(s): Central Bank Of Barbados

Created 09 Jan, 2022
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The Research and Economic Analysis Department (READ) of the Central Bank of Barbados is seeking to fill a post of Deputy Director.

Job Summary

To provide leadership, managerial support and technical guidance for the department’s research and operational work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Director in the general management of the Research Department
  • Assisting with the co-ordination of the economic research programme of the Department
  • Assisting with the development of processes and procedures that guide the operation of the Bank’s macroeconomic and financial programming models, and the processing of data
  • Contributing to economic policy formulation by participating in active research, developing appropriate databases, and assisting in the preparation of background papers for economic policy decisions
  • Developing and implementing statistical methods and techniques to generate, analyse and interpret statistical data for the Department’s research and operational work
  • Assisting in the co-ordination and editing of the Bank’s economic and statistical publications
  • Contributing to the training of Economists and Economic Statisticians and assisting in the nurturing and motivation of staff
  • Contributing to team effort in the Bank by performing other related tasks as required

Education/Experience

  • A post-graduate degree in Economics or in a related discipline and at least five years’ experience in an economic environment
  • Proficiency in the use of statistical and econometric applications
  • Track record in published research

Core Competencies

  • Proven leadership skills, particularly skills at influencing, leading and supporting organisational change
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Good stakeholder management skills, excellent team player and strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Highly effective and proactive in both oral and written communications
  • Be a critical thinker, with problem solving skills
  • Be results oriented

Deadline for Submission of Applications

Interested persons should submit their job application and curriculum vitae to the Director, Human Resources Department, at email address hrinfo@centralbank.org.bb no later than January 17, 2022.



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