Economic Affairs Officer

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

This post is located in the Economic Development and NEPAD Division (EDND) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).


  • Advanced University degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in economics, development economics or related field is required.

  • A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree.

  • At least 5 years of relevant progressively responsible experience in economic analysis, and in particular poverty research in the context of developing countries.

  • Experience in the context of Africa is highly desirable.

  • Fluency in oral and written English or French is required. Knowledge of the other UN language is an advantage.

    Application deadline is 21 June.

    For more information and job application see; Economic Affairs Officer

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