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Agriculture Economist at World Bank Group

Agriculture Economist at World Bank Group – Here are the requirements and how to apply for the position of Agriculture Economist in the ongoing World Bank Group job recruitment.

Agriculture Economist at World Bank Group – About Position

The World Bank Group was founded in 1944 and is one of the world’s biggest sources of funding and information for growth solutions. In the financial year 2018, the WBG dedicated $67 billion in loans, funding, equity investments and pledges to its members and private industries, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its neediest affiliates. It is administrated by 188-member nations and delivers services out of 120 offices with almost 15,000 staff situated worldwide.

They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

Job Title: Agriculture Economist

Job #: req5666
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Organization: World Bank
Sector: Agriculture
Grade: GF
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a core team member to the preparation and implementation of selected operations, assuring quality in all stages of the project cycle;
  • Serve as the focal point for liaison with key counterparts and other partners for colleagues working with the Nigeria program;
  • Stay abreast of relevant developments for Nigeria’s agri-food sector and effectively communicate them to the country team;
  • Remain current with relevant major pieces of analytical work in the profession. Participate in strategic analytical work in Nigeria;
  • Represent the World Bank in fora involving the community of development partners;
  • As necessary, represent the World Bank at events with a sectoral focus that takes place in the field;

Job Requirements

  • Masters, MBA or Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or in a relevant discipline;
  • At least five years of experience on agricultural development issues (three years if Ph.D.);
  • Strong technical and analytical skills in the range of issue of relevance to agriculture;
  • Team player able to function in a fast-paced, multi-sectoral and multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and team skills with the ability to find balanced, pragmatic and implementable solutions also in a multi-disciplinary context;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, including the ability to present complex issues to World Bank management and senior Government representatives, as well as to non-specialist audiences.

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How to apply for Agriculture Economist at World Bank Group

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should: Click here to apply online

Application Deadline

  • 10th February 2020

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