QualificationsDegree (MS or PhD is a plus) in an economics or applied economics or a degree in an analytics field (e.g. statistics, engineering, etc.)2+ years of work experience preferably with think tanks, research centers, economic modelling departmentsSound conceptual foundation in statistics and mathematicsQuantitative skills and comfort working with advanced analysis techniques is criticalTrack record of strong quantitative skills demonstrated in either academic or professional experienceSolid knowledge of advanced macroeconomic models DSGE, CGE, and other econometric modelsKnowledge and practical experience in econometric applications (e.g. Eviews) and advanced analytics-oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, R) is preferredDemonstrated expertise in economics, applied economics, econometrics and statistics specific knowledge or experience in development economics a plusExcellent problem solving skills, including the ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutionsDistinctive communications skills and ability to communicate analytical and technical content in an easy to understand wayCollaborative and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of team membersStrong verbal and written communication skills in English & ArabicWho You'll Work WithYou will be based in our Riyadh office, as part of the our Client Capabilities Network and Insights Hub team. Colleagues in our global deliver distinctive client impact through assets and expertise and are driven by a culture of [Register to View]
part of our Analytics Center for Economic Development (ACE) team, you will help clients develop a deeper understanding of the evolution of economies and provide inferences based on capabilities, impact assessments and analyticsYou will work with clients, consultants and internal teams to analyze large quantities of data, build models and create tools that help clients identify emerging economic trends, and develop insights to guide decision-making. The role will also involve collaboration with leading international experts, including the McKinsey Global Institute - McKinsey's internal economics think-tank.What You'll DoYou will be responsible for the entire analytical process, from outlining the type of solution through implementation, interpretation of results and transferring capabilities to clients or colleagues.In this role, you will develop strong problem solving and consulting skills and build deep expertise within the economic development and macroeconomic modelling space. You will have the opportunity to broaden your exposure across the full range of capability areas within the team such as macroeconomic modeling, international trade and investment, industry analytics, economic development and urbanization among others.Working on projects and exchanging experiences with your colleagues, you will face new intellectual challenges on a daily basis, while continuously building your methodological knowledge and skills.There is flexibility to hire as a junior capabilities & insights analyst for those without prior work experience.