This vacancy shall be filled by a 3-year Term appointment in accordance with the Fund’s new employment rules taking effect on May 1, 2015.
The Secretary's Department is looking to hire two Board Operations Officers.
The responsibilities of the position are to support the Secretary and other Senior Staff in the work connected with the preparation, conduct, and follow-up of the regular meetings of the Executive Board and its committees, as well as of meetings of the Board of Governors, the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), and other related bodies. In addition, writing summaries of policy issues, assisting in membership cases, and undertaking analytical and policy-related research are also core responsibilities.
Under the general supervision of the Division Chief, Operations Division (SECOP), the candidate will be responsible for reading, comprehending, and summarizing the Executive Board documents prior to covering meetings. After the meeting, he/she will be responsible for the immediate finalization and clearance of the Chairman’s Statements, Summings Up, decisions, and other documents necessary for the official record of the meeting. He/she will also be responsible for the in-depth editing of the minutes of Executive Board meetings, its committees, the IMFC, the G-24, and other related bodies.
Educational development, typically acquired by the completion of an advanced university degree, or equivalent, in economics, international relations, or a related field; or a university degree, or equivalent, supplemented by a minimum of six years of relevant professional experience.
The successful candidate must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, strong quantitative skills, and experience with economic analysis, data management, and web technology. The candidate should have experience with drafting concise summaries of multiple documents under tight deadlines, including a track record demonstrating the ability to summarize and present results in a succinct and logically structured manner. In addition, the candidate should have outstanding interpersonal skills, and resourcefulness in taking initiative. Other essential qualities are the ability to simultaneously and effectively deal with a large number of diverse and unanticipated issues, pay close attention to detail, work independently as well as part of a team, and work well under pressure with flexibility and a cooperative attitude. Knowledge of IMF policies and procedures would be an advantage.
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