This position is located in the Trade and Poverty Branch of the Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes (ALDC) in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Economics Affairs Officer will report to the Head of the Branch.
Under the guidance of the Head of the Trade and Poverty Branch, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in economics, international development or related field, is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of proven experience in development-related policy analysis may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and policy analysis on international development issues is required.
Experience in the analysis of inequality, employment, poverty, or related issues is desirable.
Experience managing research projects is desirable.
Publications on international trade or poverty is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required; and knowledge of French is desirable.