The Central Bank of Ireland serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy.
We are looking for an Advisor within the Research Collaboration Unit of the Economics and Statistics Directorate. The contract is for an indefinite duration. This role is aligned with the Bank Professional 1 grade and the BP1 salary scale, currently between €96,335 and €122,505 applies. Please click here for further information on our salary scales.
The role holder will produce high-quality analysis of topics related to the Bank’s Research Agenda and boost the Bank’s external engagement with domestic and international researchers. They will also assist in the enhancement of the Bank’s analytical capabilities and infrastructure through skills transfer and the mentorship of staff producing research.
- Produce high-quality research of a peer-reviewed publication standard in strategic areas aligned with our Research Agenda.
- Present research outputs, in both oral and written form, to the Governor and Senior Management in order to increase the quality of the Bank’s policy decisions and advice.
- Provide relevant skills transfer, coaching and mentoring to team members to share expertise and ensure that the necessary skills, competencies and knowledge are being developed and leveraged across the Bank as appropriate.
- Establish strong links with academics and peer institutions in order to enhance the Bank’s profile as a key source of research on topics within the Bank’s mandate.
- Contribute to improved communication of the Bank’s policies and views to other policymakers, markets, the media, the public and the wider economics community through presentations, seminars and conferences.
- Assist in setting the strategic direction of the Research Collaboration Unit
- An advanced degree (PhD preferable) in Economics
- A minimum of 6 years’ experience in macroeconomic analysis or equivalent research experience.
- Substantive body of research, with proven ability to publish in well-regarded international peer-reviewed academic journals.
- Flexibility in terms of work area one can engage in.
- Excellent technical, quantitative and analytical skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to convey complex issues in a clear, concise and logical manner.
- Willingness and ability to participate effectively outside the Bank as well as fostering contacts with other central banks, policy institutes and academia
- Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and team-working skills.
- Track record of mentoring highly technical economists and providing feedback in specialised areas.
We know it’s our people who make the Central Bank special and we are focused on creating a diverse, inclusive, fulfilling and progressive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as it strengthens us, as individuals and as an organisation. We are committed to positively supporting candidates with disabilities. If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best, please email our Disability Inclusion Partner, Rebecca Daly at Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org or 01 224 6711. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed.
We have recently implemented a hybrid working model to balance the flexibility working from home provides with the value our office environments bring to support collaboration and connection with colleagues. Our approach to hybrid working enables colleagues to work from home up to 50% of working days, building on an existing broad range of flexible working policies and practices already in place to support our people achieve the right balance.
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The Central Bank pension scheme mirrors the rules of the civil service pension scheme. Therefore if you are in receipt of civil/public service pension, abatement may apply to your current pension. Details of the appropriate pension scheme will be provided upon determination of the appointee’s status.
Closing Date: 24th November 2023
*Please note that as part of the application process you will be asked to submit a relevant piece of written work (e.g a published report, article, working paper).
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