This post is located in the Investment Policies Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise (DIAE), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Under the general supervision of the Head of the Investment Policies Branch and the direct supervision of the Chief of the Investment Policy Review Section in DIAE, the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in economics or related field. 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 five years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area. Experience in advisory services-related work in international investment for development is desirable. Experience of policy formulation in international investment for development is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English and French, (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.