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30 Novembre 2016 Il y a 5 ans

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Posting Title: Economic Affairs Officer

Job Code/Title: EAO/66870/ Economic Affairs Officer

Level/Grade: P5

Duty Station: Switzerland/New York/ Beijing, Bruges

Posting Period: 28th September, 2016 – 30th November, 2016.

This position is located in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Financing for Development Office in the Multi-stakeholder Engagement & Outreach Branch. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Multi-stakeholder Engagement & Outreach Branch. 


Under the supervision of the Chief of Multi-stakeholder Engagement and Outreach Branch of the Financing for Development Office, the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Monitor economic developments and identify recurrent and emerging issues related to specific thematic areas of the Monterrey Consensus, the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development, and related outcomes.
  • Design and conduct studies on selected issues in Financing for Development and Financing for Sustainable Development; engage in economic analysis; draft inputs to the annual report on follow-up efforts to the Monterrey and Doha Conferences, other analytical studies, technical papers and publications.
  • Provide substantive support to the General Assembly and ECOSOC and service inter-agency meetings within the FfD follow-up process, including support for the financing for sustainable development processes.
  • Formulate proposals for development strategies, policies and measures for presentation to intergovernmental bodies and others; as well as develop draft policy recommendations pertaining to area of work.
  • Organize expert group meetings, seminars, etc. on the topics related to FfD, including drafting reports, overseeing and engaging in note-taking, and overseeing and offering administrative support as needed.
  • Prepare speeches and other inputs for presentations on topics related to the FfD process and related areas by senior staff and review inputs of junior staff and provide feedback.
  • Undertake on-the-job and other training activities, both internally and externally.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief, including a variety of administrative tasks necessary for the final delivery of FfDO’s outputs.


  • PROFESSIONALISM: Ability to apply economic theories and concepts in Financing for Development and Financing for Sustainable Development, and formulating a financing framework in the context of Rio+20 and the UN post-2015 development agenda.
  • Ability to conduct independent research and in-depth analysis on economic topics and determine the suitability, validity and accuracy of data provided by different sources.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;
  • listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately;
  • asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication;
  • tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience;
  • demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
  • solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • is willing to learn from others;
  • places team agenda before personal agenda;
  • supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
  • shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


Critères d'éligibilité

  • 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 or related area.
  • Qualifying years of experience are calculated following the receipt of the first level university degree recognized by the United Nations.

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