JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Deputy Director, Development Policy and Finance

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469663
Date Posted: 08/19/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Deputy Director, Development Policy and Finance
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Application Deadline: September 4 EOD


Your Role

You will join the DPAF leadership team, providing a mix of analytic and advisory services, grantmaking, and partnership development within the Global Financial Architecture and across IFIs. Lead on:

Cross-cutting economics/finance issues & sector-wide analysis and perspectives.  

Engagement with MDBs to align policy, channel resources, and improve impact. 

Shaping policies and develop innovative financing vehicles and promote sustainable debt management and resource mobilization in priority countries.

Partner with DPAF Deputy Director, Country Finance, and colleagues to ensure ‘one foundation’ engagement approach.



What You'll Do

Facilitate development of investment plans, budgets, and strategy.

Strategic guidance crafting grants and contracts. Global measurement and modeling.

Identification, assessment of portfolio risks, development and management of mitigation plans.

Advise colleagues, grantees in the design, enhancement, and execution of project, initiatives, and engagements. Manage partnerships and grantee relationships.

Foundation spokesperson on industry engagement priorities and issues.

Manage people and hire talent, onboard and employee development.



Your Experience

Proven leadership experience working on diverse teams.

Knowledge of international development policy and the key global issues.

Scientific writing, data analysis and excellent communication skills.

Advanced degree in related field with 10+ years’ experience.

Global experience, Africa or South/SE Asia focus desired.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 09/04/2022