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World Competitiveness Center - Research Specialist (60%)

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World Competitiveness Center - Research Specialist (60%)

About IMD

IMD is a Swiss foundation, based on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland,

dedicated to the development of international business executives at each stage in their

careers. Our unique environment enables us to maintain our position as a world leader in

Executive Development, and recruiting the best people will help us continue to meet our

objectives. To reinforce our team, we are looking for a

World Competitiveness Center -

Research Specialist (60%)

The Job’s mission

As a team member of the IMD World Competitiveness Center (http://www.imd.org/wcc/),

the Research Specialist helps in the various phases of the production of the different

products, activities and related projects (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, IMD World

Competitiveness Online, special projects and publications, competitiveness programs) in

coordination with the Team members.

Key activities & accountabilities

 Data collection and registration for IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, as well as

answering standard queries and questions from users and providing data updates.

 Perform statistical and econometric analysis.

 Liaise with IMD World Competitiveness Center’s network of external data providers.

 Provide support in different competitiveness publications and programs.

 Help the IMD World Competitiveness Center’s team members in various phases of

customized projects.

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Ideal profile

 Bachelor or Master’s (Economics or Statistics preferred), or equivalent

 Background in economics, statistics and econometrics

 Strong research and analytical skills (data gathering, statistical analysis)

 At least 2 years of experience working in an international business environment and

working with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds

 Solid knowledge of Excel (data crunching, formatting and data sorting)

 Computer literate (Word, PowerPoint, InDesign), specific online databases, customized

research on the internet

 Proficiency with statistical packages (SPSS, Matlab, Stata, etc.)

 Ability to prioritize tasks and to work on different projects simultaneously

 High sense of personal responsibility and precision

 Strong team spirit and very collaborative

 Proactive mindset

 Flexible during peak periods in order to respect deadlines of publication

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to work in our challenging environment, please

send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of

your work certificates and diplomas) to hrjobapplication@imd.org


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