This position is located in the Investment Trends & Data Section, Investment Trends and Issues Branch of the Division on Investment and Enterprise of UNCTAD. The Economic Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of the Section.
Within delegated authority, 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 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, preferably in investment for development, or related area is required. A record of publications on international investment policies is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.