UNECA International Junior Consultant Socio economic Affairs Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. UNECA Zambia looking for “International Junior Consultant Socio economic Affairs”. Applicants with A University Degree may apply on or before 07 August 2022.
UNECA International Junior Consultant Socio economic Affairs Jobs 2022
The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 23 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of International Junior Consultant Socio economic Affairs to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.
|Recruiter||United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)|
|Position||SRO-SA International Junior Consultant Socio-economic Affairs to support Social Development related work of SRIS|
|Total Vacant Post||N/A|
|Experience Required||A minimum of five years|
|Application Deadline||07 August 2022|
UNECA Job Vacancy 2022
Duties and Responsibilities
Social affairs, social policy and development covers a wide range of cross-cutting issues covered in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 of the African Union. This includes social and demographic topics, matters related to poverty, employment, inequality, gender equality and women’s empowerment, social integration and social inclusion, persons with disabilities, ageing, youth, family, demographic patterns, population dynamics, and migration, as well as other social affairs related areas.
Accordingly, the Junior Consultant, Socioeconomic Analyst will be responsible for the following functions, among others:
- Monitors socioeconomic developments in a defined area and identifies recurrent and emerging issues of concern to the ECA, SRO-SA and SRIS.
- Participates in the analysis of socioeconomic development issues related to poverty and closing of inequality and gender gaps in Southern Africa in particular, and Africa in general; develops socioeconomic database that can be used to monitor socioeconomic developments and to be updated regularly; undertakes empirical research and analysis of trends and developments and related policy issues relevant to ECA, SRO-SA mandate, projects and initiatives; recommends proposals for inclusion in reports to regional economic communities (RECs), Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) and member states, among others.
- Develops draft policy papers and recommendations pertaining to employment creation, gender equality and women’s empowerment, social integration and social inclusion, persons with disabilities, youth, population dynamics, and migration, as well as other social groups and related issues.
- Provides substantive support to SRO-SA and SRIS on matters related to socioeconomic development issues: preparing inputs to reports for intergovernmental events; following intergovernmental meetings and preparing analytical and summary reports.
- Formulates proposals for development strategies, policies and measures for presentation to member States, regional economic communities (RECs), other intergovernmental bodies and other stakeholders.
- Attends international, regional, and national meetings to hold discussions with representatives of member States, RECs and other institutions.
- Organizes expert group meetings, seminars, etc. on socioeconomic development issues.
- Prepares speeches and other inputs for presentations by senior staff.
- Conducts training seminars and workshops for government officials and others.
- Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in sociology, development economics, public policy, international development studies, other social science or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of five years of experience in research/analytical work in sociological research, socioeconomic development, policy analysis, studies on poverty and inequality, development policy analysis, regional integration, governance, and related areas in the context of Southern Africa, either in the academia, international, private, public or civil society organizations is required. Previous working experience in Southern Africa and knowledge of the AU and UN system is an added advantage.
- Contract Type: Full Time
- Selection Process: Interview
- Salary: negotiable
- Application Process: Online
How to Apply UNECA International Junior Consultant Socio economic Affairs Jobs 2022
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The Closing Date: 07 August 2022
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa was established in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to encourage economic cooperation among its member states following a recommendation of the United Nations General Assembly. It is one of five regional commissions.