Research Economist (Required No. 1)
Accelerating Investment and Infrastructure in Nepal
The Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure Component (APPIIC) of the UKAID funded Accelerating Investment and Infrastructure in Nepal (AIIN) programme is managed by IMC Worldwide. The Major Projects Group (MPG) is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development through its APPIIC project, and provides support to the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) and other GoN ministries and agencies on investment promotion and the delivery of public infrastructure. MPG would like to invite application from the competent candidates for the following position to be based in Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN).

Research Economist (Required No. 1)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kathmandu
Offered Salary: Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline): Jan. 22, 2018 17:00 (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level: Master
Experience Required: More than or equals to 2 years
Other Specification


  • Master’s in Economics, Finance, Accountancy and other relevant professional degrees
Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • A proven track record of conceptualizing and executing own economic research and proficiency in the use of computers for Word processing, economics tools & techniques, database & Excel
Experience and Competencies 

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in research, economic analysis, financial analysis sector in a large institution with the competencies in some or all of the following: (i) Self-motivated, (ii) Team player (iii) behave ethically (iv) communicate effectively (v) foster teamwork (vi) lead, organize, plan, execution and (vii) solve any kind of complex problem or cope any complex situation

Working Conditions

  • Research Economist is assigned to work in IBN Office's own designated station in line with set days and office hours.  However, the job also requires off-hour works to complete the assigned task within stipulated time and occasional trips out of the working station also fall under the assignment

Job Description

  • Analysis and preparation of research reports on Nepalese economy, fiscal policy, Monetary policy, banking, financial position and other policies which may affect the investment climate
  • Following, analyzing, preparing research report and presenting to CEO of OIBN and Senior Management on important developments in regional and global economic conditions, infrastructure development, investment outlook, scenario & pattern, and other relevant economic information
  • Developing and maintaining quantitative models to assess the outlook for economic conditions, regional & global investment climates, Investment scenario, sectors and exchange rates
  • Prepare research report, sectoral profile and cases in the areas of Hydropower, Transport, Industrial, Tourism, Railways, Solid Waste Management, Solar, Special Economic Zone, private investment and other Infrastructure sectors
  • Any other activities and roles assigned by CEO of OIBN and Senior Management

Applying Procedure

Eligible candidates must apply before 17:00 hrs on the 22nd January  2018 by submitting their CV and cover letter via email to Candidates should reference their preferred position(s) in the email subject line. Applications are welcomed from all parts of the community and we encourage interest from women, Dalits, disadvantaged Janajatis and Madhesis. We encourage applicants to visit the websites for more information about IBN’s projects and about IMC.

A panel of experts from APPIIC and IBN will shortlist applications for interview. The decision to shortlist candidates lies solely with APPIIC and therefore cannot be challenged. Successful applicants will be notified at the earliest possible date, and are discouraged from contacting APPIIC regarding the outcome of their application.

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