Division Chief /Assistant Director (MCMCO)

Closing on: Apr 16, 2024
Job Categories: Management Supervisor
Job Locations: Washington D.C.

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The Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) has an opening for a Division Chief/Assistant Director in its Central Bank Operations Division (CO).  This division focuses on the operational aspects of central banking, including liquidity management and forecasting, the management of official reserves, central bank liquidity provision, and assessing risks to central bank balance sheets.   The division’s key responsibilities also include central bank governance and transparency.   The division works closely with other Fund departments as well as with country authorities to deliver policy analysis and advice, to produce high quality analytical work, and to provide technical assistance.


The Division Chief/Assistant Director will provide strategic leadership and guidance to the CO division as well as manage and supervise staff.  This will entail overseeing the division’s multifaceted work in central bank operations and central bank governance, guiding cutting-edge analytical work, and directing the division’s technical assistance to diverse countries at different stages of economic and financial development.  He/she will report to the Deputy Director responsible for Monetary Policy and Central Bank Operations.  In addition to advising and assisting the Deputy Director in managing the division’s output and workload, the Division Chief will liaise with MCM’s Front Office and collaborate internally with other MCM divisions and Fund departments, and externally with central banks and policy institutions.




The successful candidate should have:

  • Advanced degree  (PhD preferred ) in economics or related field with 15 years of extensive professional  experience, including senior leadership experience at a policy institution or central bank.
  • Deep understanding and technical expertise in central bank operations and governance.
  • Broad strategic vision with a proven record of delivering high quality and innovative output (including through a strong publication record in relevant areas).
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills with a proven record of fostering teamwork, managing and delegating effectively and organizing work on cross cutting issues.
  • Excellent diplomatic and partnership skills, which are needed to build strong collaborative relationships within the Fund as well as with country authorities.
  • Reputation as a team player who is respected by colleagues for his/her corporate mindset.
  • Commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


This advertisement is being extended and previous candidates need not to reapply.

This vacancy shall be filled by a 3-year Term appointment in accordance with the Fund’s new employment rules that took effect on May 1, 2015. This position requires Review Committee/Senior Review Committee Approval.

A regular staff member who is selected to fill the vacancy will maintain their open-ended status. If the selected candidate is a contractual employee, they will be offered a Term staff appointment. Staff members already on a term appointment will continue their current term but may receive an extension provided that their current term appointment has not already been extended.

All applicants are expected to include a Statement of Interest as an attachment to the application, which may be used in the screening process for this vacancy.



MCMCO Monetary and Capital Markets Dept. Central Bank Operations

Hiring For:

B01, B02, B03

The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including age, creed, culture, disability, educational background, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, nationality, race, religion and beliefs, and sexual orientation. We welcome requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities during the selection process.

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