Deadline: 6 October 2015
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Economist – Social Policy Analyst, based in Paris, France.
The OECD is a global economic forum working with 34 member countries and more than 100 emerging and developing economies to make better policies for better lives.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Economist – Social Policy Analyst will perform the following functions-
- Collect and compile data and other information on social policy issues from countries within and outside the OECD,
- Assess gaps in data and information availability and propose ways to address such gaps,
- Use socio-economic statistics, national and cross-national datasets, in the analysis of social policies,
- Use quantitative methods to undertake analysis of the impact of social policies,
- Review literature on, and evaluations of, social policies in national and comparative settings,
- Identify gaps in policy analysis, and contribute to proposals and analysis to fill those gaps,
- Contribute to publications, reports and working papers on social policy issues,
- Draft notes and any briefs for senior officials related to social policy issues,
- Liaise and collaborate with other groups in the OECD working on related issues,
- Liaise with international organisations, such as ILO, World Bank, foundations and academic networks on social policy,
- Liaise with statistical offices, national authorities and other data producers,
- Respond to internal or external requests for information,
- Present findings of the work at conferences, seminars and other events.
Applicants must have-
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- An advanced university degree in economics or social policy with quantitative emphasis. A PhD/doctorate would be an advantage.
- At least three to seven years of research and work experience in one or several areas covered in the social policy division.
- Experience with micro and macro data sets.
- International experience in analytical activities, through studies and internships, would be an advantage.
- Good organisational skills, ability to work effectively on the basis of general instructions and with minimum supervision.
- Excellent drafting skills and ability to prepare reports independently.
- Good knowledge of STATA or similar advanced statistical software.
- Fluency in one of the two OECD official languages (English and French) and knowledge of the other, with a commitment to reach a good working level.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through online process.
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