Information Management Assistant / Sr. Information Management Assistant (ICDSE)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Close on 7 Jun 2020
Location: Washington DC (United States)
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Description

The Institute of Capacity Development Department (ICD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has an opening for an Information Management Assistant to support its Strategy and Evaluation Division. The IMF provides training to member country officials on topics spanning macroeconomic analysis, monetary and fiscal policy, macro-financial linkages, balance of payments issues, financial markets and institutions, as well as statistical and legal frameworks in these areas.

 
Job Summary
 

Under the supervision of the management team of the Strategy and Evaluation Division, the selected candidate is expected to perform day-to-day administration of information management in accordance with established procedures. The incumbent participates in evaluation, design modification, implementation, and maintenance of existing or proposed systems to structure and access databases, and web content management. Works on one or more projects as a team member. Ensures that records and data are managed in accordance with Fund policies.

 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
 

Data Integrity. Monitoring data for adherence to standards, departmental policies, and timelines.

 

Data visualization. Developing innovative, user-friendly visualizations for the databases under the purview of the division; keeping current on best practice procedures in data visualization.

 

Collaborating and building relationships with staff in other departments in support of the data work.

 

Identifying opportunities to gain efficiencies in responding to data requests.

 

Supporting database users by documenting user guidelines, checklists, data standards, system polices, and changes as well as by staying current on best practice procedures in database management and by providing guidance on practices and procedures to the division (and the department).

 


 

Qualifications

Educational development, typically acquired through the completion of a university degree in programming/systems, computer science, statistics, finance, mathematics, economics, or a related field of study, is required.

 

Preference will be given to candidates familiar with data reporting tools and software, including but not restricted to Tableau and PowerBI.

  

In addition to the above requirements, the selected candidate should possess strong project coordination skills and excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; show initiative and attention to detail; have the ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects effectively; and be able to work under pressure both autonomously and in a team environment.


This is a one-year contractual appointment with the International Monetary Fund. Contractual appointments are renewable for up to four years of cumulative service, pending continuous business need and incumbent's performance.

 

The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.

 

Please note this vacancy shall be filled by a candidate physically residing in the local Washington, DC metropolitan area.

About IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.

The IMF's primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system—the system of exchange rates and international payments that enables countries (and their citizens) to transact with each other. The Fund's mandate was updated in 2012 to include all macroeconomic and financial sector issues that bear on global stability.

The IMF’s fundamental mission is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. It does so in three ways: keeping track of the global economy and the economies of member countries; lending to countries with balance of payments difficulties; and giving practical help to members.