UNDP Ghana Jobs: Economic Analyst

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10 Jan, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

Under the over all guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Economic Advisor, the Economic Analyst will analyse macro-economic policies and trends and their relevant linkages to UNDP Programmes. The Analyst will contribute significantly to the analysis for formulation of strategies and briefings to Senior Management. She/he will work with Government and counterparts to identify alternative macro-economic policy options to enhance the policy impact of UNDP projects and programmes. The Economic Analyst maintain a network with colleagues from UNDP, UN Agencies, IFIs, Government officials, multilateral donors and civil society

Advise and support UNDP management economic and development issues
Advise and facilitate knowledge building on economic development issues
Create strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilisation
Advocate and promote UNDP’s mandate and mission
Provide relevant information, reports, tools and other references to facilitate technical preparation and implementation of National, District HDRs, MDGR, Development Plans as well as other papers required to promote human development
Remuneration: Competitive and in accordance with UN Guidelines

Required Skills or Experience

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards; Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP; Displays Cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability and treats all people fairly without favoritism
Share knowledge and experience and contributes to UNDP Practice Areas and works actively towards continuing personal learning and development. Ability to provide top quality policy advisory services on economic issues and in-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues
Good knowledge of economics and current development issues particularly those pertinent to UNDP’s Practice Areas
Ability to apply economic theory to the specific country context and carry out high quality economic research
Strong IT skills and ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change
Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback and consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure and demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
Master’s Degree in Economic with at least 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level
Experience in research and policy-level analysis, design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
Experience in the use of computers and economic software packages and handling of web based management systems and advanced programmes for statistical analysis of data

How To Apply


Qualified candidates are requested to send their application marked “Economic Analyst” with supporting resume including telephone numbers and email addresses to the address below:

The Human Resource Unit
U. N. D. P. Office
(Next to the Ghana National Fires Service Hqtrs)

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Detailed job descriptions are available on request at the UNDP Security Gate

Offer valid till: 22 Jan, 2011

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