JOE - March 2014

The World Bank
Sustainable Development
Water and Sanitation
Senior Economists, Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economists, Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Nairobi, other, Kenya
Jakarta, other, Indonesia
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Keywords: Water Economist, Water and Sanitation, Water, Economist, Economics
Deadline Date: 03/15/2014

JOE ID Number: 201403_400261

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The WSP seeks to recruit 2 experienced economists with excellent track record to lead regional economics programs.
The senior economists play a key role in knowledge production and management in helping WSP to achieve its goals to help the poor gain sustained access to water supply and sanitation services. The main responsibilities include leading key economic and analytic work and policy research initiatives on water economics, providing inputs to World Bank strategy development and programs, managing knowledge, and developing tailored products to support policy dialogue with client governments.

Selection criteria

Advanced degree (at least Masters level) in economics, business administration or similar field.

Minimum of eight years of relevant experience in applied economics in the areas of water, poverty, and institutional governance issues.

Demonstrated strong technical knowledge, analytical skills, project management, policy dialogue and client orientation.

Application Instructions:

Details (vacancy #140178 and #140179) are available on All applications must be submitted through this website. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Closing date is 15 March 2014.

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