IMF Tech Talent Pool
26 July 2023 – 14:00 CET (doors open)
Welcome to our IT Tech Talent Pool campaign info-site where you will find information to help you decide if our talent pools match your skills and aspirations. You can navigate this site using the four above tabs, with direct links to our application pages in the last tab. The information is kept to a minimum and flows from one tab to the next one.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) works to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity for all of its 190 member countries. It does so by supporting economic policies that promote financial stability and monetary cooperation, which are essential to increase productivity, job creation, and economic well-being. The IMF is governed by and accountable to its member countries.
The IMF has three critical missions: furthering international monetary cooperation, encouraging the expansion of trade and economic growth, and discouraging policies that would harm prosperity. To fulfil these missions, IMF member countries work collaboratively with each other and with other international bodies.
As part of our operations, we rely on advanced technology and innovative IT solutions to ensure that our global operations run smoothly and securely. The Information Technology Department of IMF aims to be:
- A trusted technology and agile solutions provider in the Fund, by;
- Adopting simplicity, data-driven decisions, information security resilience, and;
- Embracing a culture of continuous improvement, while;
- Maintaining operational excellence, end user focused and responsive IT support, through;
- Innovative solutions that better support our membership.
To deliver this, we recruit IT professionals from all over the world, men and women, to help us drive change and contribute to the global financial community’s stability and growth.
Our recruitment drive will create 7 Tech Talent Pools from where our recruiters will be able to look at preselected candidates to fill vacancies as they arise and before they are released to the general public.
The tab “Our IT Careers” will tell you more about our IT careers.
Our IT Careers
We are looking for talent from all over the world with a special focus on women and Global South nationals, looking at an IT career in an international environment.
From ensuring the uninterrupted operation and security of our advanced computing and communication infrastructure, to working with cutting-edge technologies to safeguard our information and applications, preventing cyber threats from hackers and cyberterrorists, maintaining reliable uptime for our remote employees, teams on visits to our member countries, and offices located worldwide, you will be expected to deliver the best of you.
But not just that as we are looking for skills sets under 7 career families:
- IT Infrastructure
- IT Management & Governance
- IT Project Management
- IT Strategy & Architecture
- Information Security
- Scientific Computing & Computational Economics
- Application Services
Intriguing? Move onto the tab “The Application Journey“ to find our what you can expect once you apply.
Our recruiters are on standby from the ‘go’ moment to assess your application. This is a straightforward pass/fail stage so we encourage you to carefully review the requirements for each career family before you apply to ensure you meet the requirements.
If you clear this stage, we will then invite you to a virtual recruitment fair on 26, July 2023, time 14:00 CET to meet our recruiters for a first conversation. This will be about you, about us, about the careers we offer and start working towards a landing zone where needs and aspirations align for you and us. This virtual event is by invitation only so we encourage you to make sure that your application is perfect so you can clear this first stage!
To access our virtual event, you will first need to complete a short registration and once completed, our recruiters will contact you to offer you an appointment. All relevant information will be provided to you at that stage. You will also be able to attend the event without an appointment, but you will need to queue at virtual booths so if your days are packed, we encourage you to book your time as soon as possible – will make your day easier to plan!
Following this interview, you will be invited to apply for specific positions in the future. IMF will also maintain your name in a database for future vacancies.
The Why Apply? tab will present the key benefits of submitting your application as well as links for you to apply to one of our 7 career families.
Applying to one of our 7 IT Tech Talent pools is a personal investment and we want to thank you for having taken the time to read about our recruitment campaign – we know you are busy and we appreciate the effort.
There are clear benefits to submitting YOUR application TODAY:
- You get to pick a time that suits YOU to meet an IMF recruiter (as opposed to having to queue to meet a recruiter),
- You get an opportunity to being invited to meet an IMF recruiter and to discuss YOUR career options. (as opposed to submitting an application based on just a vacancy notice),
- You are first in line when vacancies arise making it possible for you to be hired at short notice without having to apply to vacancies.
A career at the IMF is more than just a job. It means bringing your skills and expertise to a team that is intent on making a global improvement in people’s daily lives and macroeconomic stability of our member countries. Most importantly, we need people who are curious and enjoy the challenge of improving the lives of others. Our teams include colleagues with varied backgrounds, qualifications, and experiences who can challenge established thinking and help us produce innovative and forward-looking ideas to address practical real-world challenges.
The IMF offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working arrangements, and a diverse, dynamic, and supportive working environment. With headquarters in Washington, DC, staff also benefit from the many advantages of living in one of the world’s great cities.
If you find this worth pursuing, you are one click from embarking towards your new destination: