Wednesday , February 8 2023

DBSA Vacancies Midrand – Infrastructure Research Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Midrand

Website Development Bank of Southern Africa - DBSA

Job Description:

The purpose of the Infrastructure Research Specialist is to provide research support to the Bank’s strategy and the operationalisation thereof through undertaking research projects that are in alignment with the Bank’s core business across all its primary and secondary sectors. The Research Specialist will predominantly focus on applied research to solve operational questions and provide information on developments in the infrastructure environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the annual design and quarterly execution of the Research Schedule and Conversations
  • Participate in the dissemination of final research outputs through knowledge sessions (including eKnowledge) and other relevant platforms
  • Develop and nurture working relationships with Sector Specialists and secure their participation in research projects that are sector specific
  • Execute short-term and quick turnaround projects that contribute towards the fulfilment of the Chief Economist’s responsibilities to the CE, Exco, Board and other relevant committees/engagements
  • Develop networks and collaborate with strategic role-players, institutions, and leading thinkers regarding infrastructure development research
  • Apply econometric principles and a solid understanding of infrastructure development, especially within the Bank’s operational sectors to support operations
  • Four high quality research outputs from the Board approved Research Schedule and Conversations per year
  • Presentation of the four papers to Knowledge sessions (including eKnowledge) and other relevant platforms
  • Short-term and quick turnaround high quality outputs requested by the Chief Economist from time to time
  • Preparation of background papers for topics in the Board Enrichment platform or other high-level workshops

Job Requirements:

  • A relevant post graduate degree
  • Five (5) years or more of appropriate research experience
  • Experience in public and private organisations
  • Articulate networker
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Analytical and methodical
  • Knowledge of the research process from conception, execution, and conclusion
  • Econometric skills
  • Project management skills
  • Dynamic presentation skills
  • Collaborative outlook and skills

Job Details:

Company: Development Bank of Southern Africa – DBSA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Midrand

Application Deadline: N/A

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