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New Job Economist In Tripura

Economist
Economist

Economist

Company : Mott MacDonald
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Tripura

Full Description

  • conduct in-depth due diligence of economic analysis of subproject/project investments (starting with subprojects and leading to project-level economic analysis that meets requirements as per ADB Guidelines for Economic Analysis of Projects, 2017 (as amended from time to time), including for facilitating during PRF period on project processing of the ensuing loan/project); and provide a comparison with the EIRR done at the time of PRF/the ensuing loan appraisal, including any impacts of midstream changes during the PRF period;
  • should take into account relevant environmental and non-environmental factors in analysis, analyse and estimate the economic justification using avoided costs/consumer surplus, access to service and enhanced quantity/quality of service resulting in hygiene and health benefits, etc., as applicable, as the measure of benefits, and in line with the principle of sustainable commercial operations;
  • discuss with the Client various issues associated with demand curve estimation and the inclusion of externalities in the analysis, as applicable;
  • examine the robustness of conclusions with an appropriate sensitivity analysis (switching values), as applicable;
  • assist in planning and conducting socio-economic surveys
  • to reduce any fiscal burden on the exchequer–identify any part, component of the trunk infrastructure that can be carved out into a standalone revenue generative project, which could be funded separately on a PPP basis, whereby funds allocated under the said proposal could rather be considered as viability grant to the potential investor;
  • provide assistance to Client for the preparation of the first annual work plan and budget and
    for the subsequent Project’s years as well as in any periodical reviews of detailed cash flow
    projections;
  • assist Client in preparing terms of reference for auditing all project accounts, recruit project auditor, and following up on the comments/recommendations of the auditor;

Candidate Specification

Qualifications:
Preferably a Master’s degree in Economics/ Industrial Economics/ Urban Economics/Business Management/Finance or equivalent; over a basic Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with a major in Economics/Business Management/Finance or equivalent.

Experience:
  • Preferably 12 years of general experience in subproject/project-level economic analysis and review in public sector infrastructure projects. Knowledge of functioning of integrated industrial/ urban infrastructural economics, economic growth modelling and risk analysis; experience in undertaking economic analysis of public/private sector infrastructure organizations/ industrial institutions, and economic viability/viability gap funding for infrastructure investment planning is required.
  • Preferably 8-10 years of specific experience in economic analysis, sensitivity analysis, and tariff setting/ incentives, concession, or subsidies/ regulation of integrated industrial or urban infrastructure sectors and services is an asset.
  • Work experience in planning and design, and implementation of external-aided/MDB projects in integrated industrial/ urban sectors is desirable.

Job Profile

The Transport Economist
needs to have 12 years of general experience in subproject/project-level economic analysis and review in public sector infrastructure projects. Knowledge of functioning of integrated industrial/ urban infrastructural economics, economic growth modelling and risk analysis; experience in undertaking economic analysis of public/private sector infrastructure organizations/ industrial institutions, and economic viability/viability gap funding for infrastructure investment planning is required.

Other Information

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