Jobs Creation Commission Policy and Strategy Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Jobs Creation Commission Policy and Strategy Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Summary

  • The Policy and Strategic Analyst will assist in producing high-quality & data-driven, strategic analysis and insights on job creation and employment.

  • He/she will need proven-track in strategy development and policy analysis and outstanding ability to present and explain analytical results in a compelling way.

  • The Analyst will have the unique opportunity to support the national strategies design, analysis and policy level influence that will inform the job creation agenda and contribute to the economic development of Ethiopia.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibility #1: Planning and Management

  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual and long-term plan of PSA Team in line with the Enabling Ethiopia project activity plans

  • Assist in analyze and research key policies, strategies and laws and support the commission in developing research and capabilities, critical policy reforms and Job creation strategy. Key programmatic interventions to be planned, executed and controlled are:-

  • Supporting the Commission’s efforts to develop a national Job Creation Strategy

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the team’s strategy, with the objective of making the team a center of excellence for policy analysis and research on job creation and employment in Ethiopia

  • Diagnosing different economic sectors and identifying their current employment size and potential elasticity

  • Assisting in the production of high-quality, compelling and impactful analytic outputs on job creation and employment

  • Providing insightful and impact-oriented policy advices on job creation policies and programs to the Commissioner

  • Leading the continuous monitoring of the implementation of the Job Creation Strategy
    Analyzing sectoral policies, strategies, laws and regulations to identify key facilitators and impediments for job creation

  • Undertaking rigorous and breakthrough research on job creation opportunities and employment in Ethiopia

  • Assisting the directorate during preparation of high-level reports, insights and policy recommendations aimed at advancing the job creation agenda

  • Assisting in the preparation of the Directorate’s monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports as well reports related with the Enabling Ethiopia Project

  • Contributing to the identification of innovative and unique jobs research projects
    Assist in the execution of quarterly plans within the scope of Enabling Ethiopia Project and the PSA directorate and work in collaboration with other project teams and stakeholders

    Job Responsibility #2 Monitoring, Evaluation, Networking

  • Assist in monitoring the timely execution of planned activities and budget relating to the Enabling Ethiopia Project as well as the PSA directorate along with monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of the team coordination
    with other teams and units in JCC.

  • Engage with stakeholders, build networking and share networking resources within the scope of the responsibility of the Policy and Strategy team.

    Job Responsibility # 3 Reporting

  • Submit on his/her weekly plan and weekly personal performance reports

  • Assist in preparing and submitting performance reports on a quarterly basis with regards to the Enabling Ethiopia Project and DACB directorate, in addition to weekly and monthly planning and performance reports which may be required by the team director, the Commissioner’s Office and Innovative Jobs and Projects Senior Manager.

    Job Responsibility #4: Others

  • Collaborate with other project team members and JCC staff.

  • Execute other activities assigned by team Director and Enabling Ethiopia Project Manager

    Job Requirements

    Education/Training

  • BA degree or Masters in economics, development economics, international development, public policy, public administration or another relevant field of study

    Experience

  • At least four years (for Bachelor’ Degree) / two years (for Master’s Degree) of relevant experience required

  • Proven experience in policy analysis, formulation and optimization

  • Proven record in management consulting and/or quantitative and qualitative research skills

  • Proven record in project management

  • Excellent data analytics, including high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent coordination, monitoring and stakeholder management skills

  • Experience and familiarity with the Ethiopian government and how it operates

  • Understanding of the Ethiopian Economy and familiarity with various data analysis frameworks and visualization tools,

  • Experience and familiarity with the Ethiopian government and how it operates

  • Understanding of the Ethiopian Economy and familiarity with various data analysis frameworks and visualization tools.

    Values, Technical and Other Skills

  • Innovative: always curious, creative and courageous

  • Excellence: gives his/her best, builds/improves and ruthlessly prioritizes

  • Collaborative: team player, careful listener and always speaks up

  • Ownership: accountable, has integrity and is decisive

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, in Amharic and English Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, start-up environment

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy in the email address :

    jcc-hr@jobscommission.gov.et and hr@targetethiopia.com ( please note that the application should be sent in both email address)

  • Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

  • Name of the position you have applied for
    Summary of your qualifications and experience
    Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

  • Please include at least 3 references from current and former supervisors

  • Please note that no need to submit your supporting document at this stage.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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