SENIOR STATISTICIAN - Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia, Deadline: Apr-20-2011

Business Unit:  Policy Function:  Research
Department:  Economic Policy and Statistics Country:  Saudi Arabia
Location:  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Closing Date:  20-Apr-2011
Job Purpose:
To initiate, Coordinate and ensure the collection , analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of statistical data by developing appropriate methods for obtaining the relevant data as well as undertake empirical research and analytical work including developing econometric model forecasting key development indicators.

  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of the department relevant strategy, plans, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Initiate, coordinate and active participate in the MCPS preparation process.
  • Compile and collate data from a variety of sources
  • Quality assure data for accuracy, consistency and comparability
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of  databases
  • Analyse data and prepare reports
  • Conduct statistical research using the state-of-the-art statistical techniques
  • Develop  econometric models for forecasting and projection
  • Undertake methodological research with regard to standards on concepts, definitions and classification relevant to IDB activities
  • Independently write and document computer programmes and procedures using highly complex application packages
  • Present data and explanations in standard sections of reports
  • Prepare statistical publications of IDB
  • Contribute in the preparation of various flagship documents of IDB
  • Provide statistical services to clients
  • Develop and manage the statistical capacity building projects under IDB-STATCAP Initiative
  • Strengthen partnership with national statistical offices, international and regional organizations in areas of data collection and STATCAP
  • Advise on the most appropriate data processing procedures and software for various statistical and research applications
  • Participate in Bank Committees as required often-involving provision of input on issues relating to statistics and the use of IT in research.
Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have Knowledge of Economics & Information Technology
  •  6-8 years experience in the application of statistical techniques in a research environment resulting in developing complex statistical and econometric models.
  • Experience in writing excellent statistical reports, in using complex computer programmes that are outcomes/outputs focussed, and communicating effectively in at least two languages used by the Bank.
  • Master's degree in Statistics.
  • Conceptual thinking.
  • Information Seeking.
  • Rigorous Analysis
Skills & Competencies:

  • Computer literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Professional and Technical expertise
  • Project Management
  • Quality assurance/Improvement
  • Written Communication
  • Fluancy in English is a must
Position Type:

  • Professional
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
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SENIOR STATISTICIAN - Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia, Deadline: Apr-20-2011 SENIOR STATISTICIAN - Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia, Deadline: Apr-20-2011 Reviewed by KHMER-INSIDER on Monday, March 07, 2011 Rating: 5