The IEO is based at the IMF headquarters in Washington, DC, USA. In addition to the regular staff positions at the IEO (recruited from the outside and seconded from the IMF staff) there are a variety of options to work for the IEO as a consultant. Long-term consultants are hired for the duration of an entire project or more. Short-term consultants cover particular aspects of a project. Some of the short-term consultants stay based in their home country while working for the IEO.
Terms and Conditions of Appointment for Non-Contractual Employees of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) PDF version
2 Such treatment is currently set out in Part III-B, Sections 2(f) and 2(g) of the Handbook on Executive Board Administrative Matters.
3 The medical and life insurance plans have been amended to include IEO employees as eligible participants.
4 The Staff Retirement Plan has been amended to include IEO employees as eligible participants. Under the Plan, fixed term appointments of staff members must be for a period of two years or longer in order for the appointee to be eligible to elect to participate in the Plan. IEO employees will be subject to the same rules and processes of dispute resolution as other participants in the Plan.
5 Disputes with respect to a decision or action of the Director, IEO will be resolved as set forth in Section 15. Disputes concerning the right of return to the staff of the Fund following termination of service with IEO or the continuation of disciplinary measures on return to staff status will be resolved by the rules for and processes available to staff members.