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Job Title: Content/Data Entry Staff

Job Description:

Carry out all content-related and data entry work in order to maintain accurate, up-to-date and useable information in all Gulf Research Center systems. This includes: inputting text-based and numerical information from source documents within specified time limits; compiling, verifying accuracy and sorting content as required to prepare source data for computer entry; reviewing content/data for deficiencies or errors, correcting any incompatibilities if possible and checking output after entry; researching and obtaining further information in case of incomplete content; applying standard data entry techniques and procedures; generating reports as required, storing completed work in designated locations and performing backup operations; scanning documents and printing files as required; responding to queries for information and accessing relevant files; and complying with data integrity and security policies.

Required Expertise and Skills: Strong data entry skills with proven experience as a data entry operator or office clerk; familiarity with spreadsheets and online forms, as well as standard data and office programs; good typing speed and accuracy; experience using standard office equipment; good spelling, grammar and punctuation skills; attention to detail; and good organization skills - with the ability to stay focused on assigned tasks.

Required Credentials: High school diploma - additional specialized computer training would be an asset; minimum 3 years working experience in content/data entry or analogous field internationally and/or in the Gulf region.

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Job Title: Junior Economic Researcher

Job Description:

Support the Senior Economic Researcher in carrying out research and analysis of a broad range of economic issues related to the countries of the Gulf region, including their economic relations with the rest of the world. Working together with the Senior Economic Researcher to: conduct surveys and collect economic data; analyze economic data using mathematical models and statistical techniques; prepare economic reports, tables, and charts that present research results; interpret and forecast economic trends; design policies and make recommendations for solving economic problems; and write articles relating to economics for publication by the Gulf Research Center.

Required Expertise and Skills: Knowledge of Middle Eastern, Gulf and international economics; ability to analyze economic data using a variety of software programs, including spreadsheets, statistical analysis, and database management programs; good oral and written communication skills, creative and out-of-the-box thinking, ability to handle multi-task environment; ability to work effectively in multi-cultural settings; high-level of commitment to excellence.

Required Credentials: Bachelor’s degree with focus on economics or related specialization; minimum 3 years working experience in economics internationally and/or in the Gulf region; economic research experience; conference participation; and publications record.

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Job Title: Senior Economic Researcher

Job Description:

Carry out research and analysis of a broad range of economic issues related to the countries of the Gulf region, including their economic relations with the rest of the world. This work will include: conducting surveys and collecting economic data; analyzing economic data using mathematical models and statistical techniques; preparing economic reports, tables, and charts that present research results; interpreting and forecasting economic trends; designing policies and making recommendations for solving economic problems; and writing articles relating to economics for publication by the Gulf Research Center.

Required Expertise and Skills: Specialized knowledge of Middle Eastern, Gulf and international economics; academic and analytical economic research with policy applications; supervision of and participation in economic consultancy projects; economic event management; ability to analyze economic data using a variety of software programs, including spreadsheets, statistical analysis, and database management programs; fundraising; good oral and written communication skills, creative and out-of-the-box thinking, ability to handle multi-task environment; working and leading in multi-cultural settings; high-level of commitment to excellence.

Required Credentials: Master’s Degree – Economics or related specialization with emphasis on the Gulf / Middle East region; minimum 7 years working experience in economics internationally and in the Gulf region; field research experience; conference participation; and established economic publications record.

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