- Partnerships Officer
- Junior Policy Analyst - Gender
PARIS21 is seeking to recruit a Junior Policy Analyst - Partnerships and Outreach to drive PARIS21’s donor, board and partner engagement. The selected candidate will report to the PARIS21 Communications & Partnerships Manager and work in close collaboration with colleagues across the PARIS21 Secretariat. This position is open to nationals of OECD member countries (www.oecd.org/membercountries) and nationals of countries eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA), as set out by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC List of ODA recipients - www.oecd.org/dac/stats/daclist.htm).
Liaison, Outreach and Representation
- Identify opportunities and devise and implement processes to strengthen PARIS21’s partnerships, fundraising and other engagement.
- Raise the profile of PARIS21’s activities and the funding for development data agenda by assisting in the development and delivery of advocacy materials and messages.
- Ensure the effective and efficient coordination of PARIS21 networks (such as the Bern Network) by organising events, liaising with members and drafting reports.
- Develop and implement initiatives to communicate PARIS21’s impact, linked to the Results Framework and impact stories, to PARIS21 partners.
- Advocate for and increase visibility of PARIS21’s impact and activities.
Project Management and Coordination
- Coordinate relations with the PARIS21 Executive Committee and Board by organizing meetings, designing and producing documents, briefings, discussion materials and other content, and implementing processes.
- Support the implementation of the PARIS21 Foundation by liaising with Foundation partners, advocacy and promotion of the foundation.
Reporting and impact
- Support the implementation of PARIS21’s Results Framework, including leading processes to report internally, and link this to engagement of the PARIS21 Board and donors throughout the reporting cycle.
- Support the drafting of materials, including the development of presentations, briefing notes, case studies, guidelines and opinion pieces for PARIS21 management and governing body representatives and ensure that inputs reflect key statistical development messages and priorities.
- Coordinate and review, as needed, PARIS21 documents, sourcing contributions from external consultants, partners in developing countries and international organisations, and other policy analysts within the Secretariat.
- Contribute to the other activities of PARIS21 upon request from the management.
Ideal Candidate Profile
- Advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in communications, media or social sciences with a strong knowledge in development.
- A minimum of two years of experience working on partnerships or memberships within the international development sector.
- Proven capacity to communicate effectively with different international counterparts (government authorities, heads of agencies, civil society, and the private sector) to align actors and build networks using an agile and confident communication style.
- In-depth knowledge and experience in project management with a focus on impact and tangible results.
- Experience of managing international relationships and of building key contacts and partnerships, including donor relationships and fundraising.
- Experience in writing compelling content and preparing persuasive presentations for a public audience Tools Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office Suite.
- 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. Knowledge of other languages, especially Spanish, would be an asset.
- For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Drafting skills, Flexible thinking, Managing resources, Teamwork and team leadership, Diplomatic sensitivity, Influencing, Negotiating, Strategic networking, Strategic thinking. Please refer to the level 3 indicators of the OECD Core Competencies.
- 11 months fixed-term appointment, with possibility of renewal
Ideal start date: February 2022
- Salary and conditions will depend on the experience of the selected candidate as well as on her/his status (temporary staff or official). For temporary staff, salary starts at 2740 EUR monthly gross salary.
- For retained candidates, a written test and interviews are scheduled for January 2022. The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries and nationals of countries eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA), as set out by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC List of ODA recipients - www.oecd.org/dac/stats/daclist.htm), irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities. The OECD promotes an optimal use of resources in order to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. Staff members are encouraged to actively contribute to this goal.
Please apply by 20 January 2022 on the OECD Taleo page and send your questions to Mr Sasha Ramirez-Hughes (email@example.com)
Junior Policy Analyst - Gender
PARIS21 is looking for a Junior Policy Analyst to contribute to the implementation of the activities of the PARIS21 Secretariat, with a particular focus on the secretariat’s work related to gender data and statistics, in particular related to the integration of gender in national statistical systems and the impact of gender data on inclusive policymaking. Working in close collaboration with strategic partners and other teams of the PARIS21 Secretariat, the incumbent will develop new research, outreach, and training materials to strengthen gender data production and use in low- and middle-income countries. The position may require travel, pending the COVID situation. This position is open to nationals of OECD member countries (www.oecd.org/membercountries) and nationals of countries eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA), as set out by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC List of ODA recipients - www.oecd.org/dac/stats/daclist.htm).
Research, analysis and drafting
Support the development a new Flagship Report on the State of Gender Data in low- and middle-income countries
- Organise and convene UN Women and other key partners in a Task Team to support the development of a new flagship report series
- Develop a report outline and structure in close coordination with an expert consultant
- Consult with colleagues to source in data and develop indicators to monitor gender mainstreaming in statistical development
- Conduct a desk review on gender data for development to inform the report narrative and key messaging
- Contribute to the drafting of one or more chapters of the report in collaboration with the Team Lead and expert consultant
- Draft minutes of meetings, proceedings of expert meetings, etc
- Review, edit and comment on written contributions and presentation from other authors
- Organise a launch event for the State of Gender Data Report in partnership with co-authors
- Develop talking points and communications materials for report outreach and partner events
- Undertake thematic research and contribute to studies and task-teams when appropriate.
Contribute to research and programme design for a new work stream on gender data use for policymaking
- Contribute to the development of a framework to identify and analyse case studies on gender data use for policymaking
- Support analysts at PARIS21 in identifying appropriate countries for case study development
- Contribute to the design of activities on gender data communication and use for stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries
- Prepare materials and tools for assessing gender data use at the country level
- Support surveys, key informant interviews and focus groups with stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries
- Support communications and inter-regional advisory teams in the development of training materials on gender data advocacy and use for country stakeholders
- Contribute to drafting 3 country case studies on gender data use in low- and middle-income countries
- Contribute to the development, testing and piloting of measures (including indicators) of gender data use
- Contribute to the development of a flagship report on gender data use and impact
- Organise a launch event on gender data use case studies and flagship report
- Contribute to other activities as requested by PARIS21 management.
Profile Academic Background
- Advanced university degree (Master’s or PhD) in gender studies, development economics, international development or another relevant discipline. Course work in research methods is strongly preferred. Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative data analysis would be an asset.
- At least two years of professional working experience in development issues, preferably with a focus on data and statistics, capacity development and policy analysis.
- Knowledge of one or several of the regions covered by the PARIS21 Secretariat would be an advantage. Experience in project management.
- Excellent drafting and communication skills.
- Ability to draft concise reports in English and/or French and to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 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. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset
- For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Drafting skills, Flexible thinking, Teamwork, Diplomatic sensitivity Please refer to the level  indicators of the OECD Core Competencies.
Contract Duration: 11 months fixed-term appointment, with possibility of renewal
Ideal start date: February 2022
What the OECD offers
- Salary and conditions will depend on the experience of the selected candidate as well as on her/his status (temporary staff or official). For temporary staff, salary starts at 2740EUR monthly gross.