Management Board Member

CASE Center for Social and Economic Research
Warsaw - Poland
S: to be negotiated

CASE is seeking a new full-time Warsaw-based member of the CASE Management Board.

CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research is an independent, non-profit institute founded on the idea that research-based policy-making is vital for the economic welfare of societies. Established in Warsaw in 1991, CASE was ranked number one think tank in Central and Eastern Europe in the University of Pennsylvania Global Go To Think Tank Index Report for 2016. CASE's mission is to provide objective economic analysis and to support the design of systemic changes and reforms in countries facing the challenges of economic transformation. CASE's interdisciplinary international teams of experts carry out policy-oriented research and development assistance projects in Europe, Asia, and Africa, concentrating in the areas of growth and trade, fiscal policy, labor and social policy, demography, innovation, energy and climate.
Essential responsibilities in this position include:
• Managing the organization, with the overall responsibility (together with other Board members) for the human and financial resources of CASE,
• The creation of CASE development strategy and identification of new directions of research and consultancy
• Targeting new research projects and new research opportunities
• Building relations with a broad number of stakeholders, including donor organizations, public and private sector institutions, non-governmental organizations, think-tanks, universities, media and other partners
• Overseeing the quality of expert work provided by the CASE team
• Providing expertise in selected projects
• Representing CASE in the public eye (in international forums, the media, external conferences and meetings) and to donors

Qualifications of the candidate:
• Policy-relevant publications (policy papers, research papers, scientific publications) in the area of economic and/or social policy-oriented research
• PhD in Economics or related

• At least 3 years' experience in management of institutions or research teams of 10 or more members
• Management of and participation in international, donor-funded projects (experience in EU-funded projects desirable),
• At least 10 years' experience in research and/or consultancy
• Working in a diverse and international environment, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, and among policy makers

Skills and abilities:
• Strong management skills and proven experience in team management
• Complete fluency in English (both written and spoken) and working proficiency in at least one Central or East European language
• Excellent communication and information skills
• Teambuilding skills
• Proficiency with MS Office and other relevant programs (familiarity with statistical packages desirable)
• Skill in inspiring, motivating and engaging others in undertaking set tasks.

CASE pays a competitive salary and has a bonus scheme in place (+health insurance, Multisport card).

Candidates are requested to send their cover letter, CV containing publication list, and two reference letters to by December 31st 2017.
The successful candidate is expected to start work on February 1st 2018.

Job summary


CASE Center for Social and Economic Research


Warsaw, Poland






to be negotiated

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28th November 2017

Apply By:

31st December 2017

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