Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Sustainable Energy Development and Utilization Section, and overall supervision of the Director, Energy Division, the incumbent is required to perform the following functions:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in economics, energy, environment, sustainable development or related field. A relevant first-level university degree in the above fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in researching energy economics, sustainable energy policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area.
Experience in energy demand and supply modelling as well as SDG7 scenarios analysis is highly desirable. Experience in drafting analytical studies and reports on issues relevant to sustainable energy development in Asia and the Pacific is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.