Vacancy: Economist


      Centre for Economic Strategy (CES) is a policy think tank established to support economic reforms in Ukraine. We are looking for economists, who are interested in contributing to reforms in Ukraine.

Main responsibilities

Data collection and assessment of literature

      • Collect and compile data and other information;
      • Study relevant experiences and compile similar data from other countries;
      • Assess gaps in data and information availability and propose ways to address such gaps.

Policy analysis

      • Use economic statistics, national and cross-national data;
      • Undertake analysis of the impact of economic policies;
      • Review literature on, and evaluations of, economic policies in the Ukrainian setting;
      • Identify gaps in policy analysis, and contribute to proposals and analysis to fill those gaps.

Drafting and liaison

      • Contribute to publications, reports, and working papers;
      • Draft notes and briefs for senior officials;
      • Present research findings to stakeholders and the media;
      • Write articles based on the research, comment on the news from economic point of view.

Ideal candidate profile

      • Discipline, attention to detail, and accuracy with numbers;
      • Understanding of basic macroeconomics principles;
      • Economic analysis background;
      • Ability to work in team;
      • Excellent knowledge of basic software, such MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint (knowledge of statistical software such as Stata or SPSS would be a plus);
      • The candidate will be fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and English.

Academic background

      • University degree in economics, business administration, or public policy.

The position offers:

      • Reasonable compensation package for full time employment;
      • An opportunity to learn new and improve existing skills;
      • An opportunity to meet the top experts, officials and opinion leaders;
      • Wide horizontal cooperation with experts during different projects;
      • Opportunity to build expert carrier in the field of economic analysis.