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Public Financial Management Economist

DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm dedicated to development, with 35 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

DevTech combines its strong technical capabilities in economics, macro-fiscal modeling, data analytics, financial management, and social sciences with its data visualization, project design, and performance monitoring and evaluation expertise to identify sustainable solutions to public financial challenges. In the case of Puerto Rico, DevTech has developed the macroeconomic framework for Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Plan.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The main activities responsibilities include supporting the modeling for macroeconomic forecasting of key macroeconomic variables, including economic growth, inflation, migration, among others. This requires managing the programs and suggesting econometric estimations for the different forecasting exercises. In addition, support the sizing of fiscal policies and structural reforms for construction of macroeconomic scenarios (including long term prospects). This implies extensive literature review to document relevant experiences, direct calculations and simulations as well as preparations of presentations and reports.

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum education requirements – Master’s Degree on Economics, Applied Economics, Finance or Public Policy
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in technical area
  • Experience in macroeconomic modeling and the construction of macroeconomic scenarios.
  • Knowledge of IMF Financial Programing is strongly desirable.
  • Experience in macroeconomic analysis both short and long term.
  • Experience in government and multilateral agencies are strongly desirable.
  • Knowledge in econometric and statistical software like Eviews, Stata or R are strongly desirable.
  • Spanish language proficiency

NOTE: This job posting should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other status protected by applicable law.

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