This position is located in the Policy Analysis and Development Branch of the Financing for Development Office(FfDO) in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), The Financing for Development Office provides effective secretariat support for sustained follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development and the delivery of the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The incumbent reports to the Senior Economic Affairs Officer, and is under the general guidance of the Chief of Policy Analysis and Development Branch of the Financing for Development Office.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in economics, taxation or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required. Experience in the area of domestic resource mobilization and taxation, or in the area of international development cooperation is required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.