Under the general supervision of the Chief of the Development Research Branch, the Senior Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the implementation of the work programme of the Branch, including the following functions.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in economics or a 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 ten years of progressively responsible experience in economic research and analysis, policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or related area is required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.