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A2F Consulting is hiring for the following positions. Please send your application letter with a detailed CV, references, and salary history to recruit@a2f-c.com. We look forward to your application!

Lead Economist(s)

Job Title:  Lead Economist(s)
Industry: 
Consulting - Emerging Markets
Job Location:  Bethesda, MD (Washington DC Metro area)
Type:  Full-time
Start date:   immediately

A2F Consulting is a boutique firm based in the Washington D.C. Metro area, and offers advisory services in financial and private sector development in emerging markets and developing countries. Our international team provides in-depth expertise in economic analysis, impact and program evaluations, as well as on financial sector policy issues in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. We are looking for two exceptionally talented and versatile Lead Economists to join our economic analysis team.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Lead analytical research projects on behalf of public and private sector clients on a range of economic policy issues
  • Coordinate or manage client relationships
  • Support team performance and coach junior team members
  • Support business development including writing proposals and technical reports
  • Co-author publications on various economic issues to strengthen company brand
  • Knowledge management and training

Qualifications

  • PhD (preferred) or Masters degree from a reputable university with at least 7 years of post-graduate work experience
  • Specialization in at least one of the following areas: infrastructure policy, financial economics, or impact evaluation
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines as task/project manager or team member
  • Strong quantitative skills & knowledge of statistics software such as STATA or
    E-Views
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication in English, as extensive report writing is required; working knowledge of a foreign language would be a plus
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Team player with strong client management and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally (about 30%)
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

Please send your application letter with your detailed CV, references and salary history of the past 3 years to recruit@a2f-c.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore we recommend to apply early.

PhD Economist.

Job Title:  Economist(s) (Entry Level)
Industry:  
Consulting - Emerging Markets
Job Location:  Bethesda, MD (Washington DC Metro area)
Type:  Full-time

A2F Consulting is a boutique consulting firm and provides a broad range of advisory services in financial and private sector development, including policy advice, economic analysis, as well as impact and program evaluations in emerging markets and developing countries. Our topics include Gender and Financial Inclusion, Microfinance, SME Banking, Agriculture, Technology & Process Optimization, as well as infrastructure and (green) energy related projects. The company was established in 2007. We are very proud of our international and diverse workforce that brings a variety of backgrounds and skillsets to our multidisciplinary team.

 RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Lead/contribute to analytical research projects on behalf of public and private sector clients on a range of economic policy issues including but not limited to market assessments, cost/benefit analysis, impact evaluations and surveys.
  • Co-author publications on various economic issues to further strengthen company brand.
  • Manage and participate in projects on- and off-site
  • Contribute to client relationship management, including tracking and monitoring scope, schedule, and quality for multiple concurrent projects or programs.
  • Proactively support business development including writing proposals and technical reports.
  • Knowledge management and training.
  • International travel required (30%).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A PhD degree in Economics from a reputable university.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines as task manager/team leader or team member.
  • Strong quantitative skills & knowledge of statistics software such as STATA and SPSS.
  • Some experience with RCTs is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Ability to apply theoretical research to practical policy recommendations.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication in English as extensive writing is required.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn.
  • Team player with strong client management and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of a foreign language would be a plus.
  • Ability to travel worldwide and work in a multicultural environment.

Please send your application letter with detailed CV, references, and salary history to recruit@a2f-c.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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