The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is seeking an experienced Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Forecasting and Analysis who will serve as a resource for NAHB’s Chief Economist, members, committees, councils, state and local associations, internal clients and the general public, in areas involving forecasting, economic and housing market analysis, and statistics. The economist will be responsible for establishing and directing economic forecasting, conducting housing market analyses, and communicating results through verbal and written means. The economist will also monitor developments in markets affecting building materials and construction labor and monitor developments in markets related to building, including financial markets.
The successful candidate will have the ability to manage all aspects of technical research activities and to communicate technical issues to non-technical audiences. Candidates should have knowledge of forecasting and economic analysis, including macroeconomic theory, econometric methods, computer applications related to statistical analysis, and database management. Candidates should also have familiarity with the structure and functions of regional housing markets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated analytical skills are a must.
A minimum of five years of progressive forecasting and analysis experience and two years of supervisory and/or project management experience is required. A Ph.D. in economics or statistics, or the equivalent in education and experience, is also required.
The National Association of Home Builders provides programs and services in support of home builders nationally. Our members have built about 80% of all homes and until recently, generated approximately 14% of the GDP.
Located in Washington, D.C., NAHB has 245 staff and offers competitive salaries and a rich array of benefits.