Financial Inclusion for a New Economic Start and Integration in Iraq

Analysts (two experts are required)
Western Asia
Arabic; English
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The overall objective of this assignment is to assist the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) – primary project partner – and the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) by developing and conducting the first comprehensive in-country diagnostic of the access, use and quality of financial services by individuals and enterprises.

Tasks of the Analysts

  • Develop terms of reference for the research experts or firms and engage them for conducting the field research 
  • Design the survey questionnaire and other research tools (focus groups, expert panels)
  • Develop relevant financial inclusion indicators for Iraq in coordination with GIZ and CBI
  • Cooperate with and guide the selected research firm and offer on-going technical support as needed
  • Analyse quantitative data and prepare summary statistics
  • Review the quantitative data and relate it to the quantitative results of the field survey
  • Draft the summary report and interpretation of the results, including the financial inclusion indicators
  • Facilitate workshops and present data to the stakeholders at the workshops
  • Formulate recommendations for financial inclusion policies going forward
  • Provide guidance for the future implementation of financial inclusion research
  • Provide technical support to CBI, CSO (Central Statistical Organization) and other 
  • Master’s Degree in economics, finance, or statistics
  • Proficient in English (C1); proficient in Arabic (C1) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • 10 years of professional experience in economic or financial sector development in emerging markets and developing countries, of which 5 years relating to financial inclusion
  • 5 years of experience in conducting field research and statistical analysis in the context of finance
  • 3 years’ experience in the MENA region
Start / Duration: 

60 days over the period from January to December 2023


Please upload your current CV here 

Please note that only shortlisted experts will be contacted