This position is located in the Investment Trends and Issues Branch of the Division on Investment and Enterprise of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Within delegated authority, the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following tasks:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in economics or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required, out of which preferably three years in international investment for development. Proven experience in international investment statistics and management of related databases is an advantage.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.