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Job Posting for a Assoc. Director/Senior Economist at the AIM RSN Policy Center for Competitiveness

Posted: 2020-01-28

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The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) R.S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness (RSN-PCC), formerly AIM Policy Center, is looking for applicants for the Associate Director and Senior Economist position.


  • At least master’s degree in economics or other related fields.
  • At least five years of experience in economic, development, and/or policy research.
  • Skills in quantitative analysis, including the use of econometric software.
  • Technical writing skills.
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals indexed by such organizations as Scopus and Clarivate Analytics (formerly Web of Science and Thomson ISI).
  • At least three years of supervisory and management experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and respond to feedback in a timely and professional manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and ability to contribute to a team research process.
  • Excellent political and crisis management skills, including the ability to problem solve and work against tight deadlines.


  • Along with the Executive Director, exercise general supervision over the administration of Center operations and its staff.
  • In consultation with the Executive Director, manage the preparation of project proposals and project design under the programs of the Center.
  • Produce technical outputs such as briefing notes, policy briefs, presentations, and research papers.
  • Oversee the planning and organization of events such as but not limited to forums, roundtable discussions, and presentation of research results.
  • Assist the Executive Director in liaising with partners and donors.
  • Manage projects.
  • Liaise and coordinate with other units within the AIM, such as but not limited to the AIM Scientific Research Foundation, the Research and Publication Office, among others.
  • Perform such other tasks as may be assigned by the Executive Director.


Interested applicants should send their CV, two sample written works (preferably sole-authored), and an application letter addressed to Dr. Jamil Paolo Francisco, Executive Director of AIM RSN PCC to with the subject line “Application for Associate Director Position”. For more information about the AIM RSN PCC, please visit


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