PARIS21 is looking for a Policy Analyst to provide support to the front office of the Partnership Secretariat. The person will undertake a wide range of analytical and research activities to support specific outputs in the Programme of Work and will  provide executive support to the Executive Committee and Board of PARIS21 .

 

The selected candidate will report to the PARIS21 Secretariat Manager and work in close collaboration with the other Policy Analysts, consultants and other staff of the PARIS21 Secretariat.

 

The position is based in Paris and will require extensive travel. This competition 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).

 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

Global activities

  • Draft documents for the Executive Committee and Board of PARIS21.

  • Scout initiatives, donors’ activities, and thematic areas on data and statistical activities.

  • Take the lead role in the preparation of the Partner Report on Support to Statistics (PRESS) report.

  • Take the lead role in the development of skills and knowledge indicators, as well as use of statistics indicators.

  • Carry out research work leading to the preparation of working paper(s), flagship report and other publications.

  • Provide inputs and coordinate task teams as required.

Country Programme

  • Carry out research work on thematic areas and prepare briefs.

  • Provide assistance in the preparation of reports and fundraising proposals.

  • Update the National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) / Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS) monitoring table.

Data Programme

  • Contribute to the development of data visualisation methodologies.

  • Develop data management tools and best practices in collaboration with the Technical Programme Coordinator.

Other tasks

  • Contribute to the other activities of PARIS21 upon request from the management such as fund-raising, liaising with key partnership stakeholders and dissemination / outreach activities.

 

Ideal Candidate Profile

 

Academic Background

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or PhD) preferably in statistics, economics, development or another relevant discipline.

Professional Background

  • A minimum of five years of experience in development-related issues with a focus on statistics and experience in statistical development in developing countries.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in project management.
  • Knowledge of and experience working within international, multilateral or bilateral agencies. Knowledge of financial and technical partners’ intervention mechanisms would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of one or several of the regions covered by the PARIS21 Secretariat. Experience of working in/with these regions would be a definite advantage.

Tools

  • Proficiency with standard MS Office software.

Languages

  • An excellent command of one of the two official languages of the Organisation (English and French) and a very good working knowledge of the other.
  • Knowledge of another language used in the regions covered by the PARIS21 Secretariat (e.g. Portuguese, Spanish or Arabic) would be an advantage.

Core Competencies

 

Contract Duration

  • One year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

 

What the OECD offers

  • Depending on level of experience, monthly salary starts at either 5,500 EUR or 6,900 EUR, plus allowances based on eligibility, exempt of French income tax. 

Please note, the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.

 

The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates, 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.

 

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