Economic Commission for Africa has announced a job oportunity for a Research Officer, P4. The position is based in its Addis Ababa Headquarters working under the direct supervision of the Executive Secretary.
Closing Date: 9 February 2013
Job Opening number:: 12-SOC-ECA-26138-R-ADDIS ABABA(G)
Preparing complex reports, substantive background papers and briefing notes on key topics for the Executive Secretary as they relate to programme and administrative matters, including undertaking extensive research on key topics.
Proposing new research projects; draft protocols, guide design of data collection instruments, standard operating procedures and data collection management tools and databases; design and support the implementation of quality assurance in research monitoring systems.
Undertaking research; identify problems/issues; oversee the monitoring and reporting of progress of all ongoing research; complete analysis; present information gathered and formulates development policies, strengthening delivery systems and monitoring and evaluating the programmes; prepare relevant reports for the Commission.
Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in social science, economics or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience: A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible research experience in the areas of economics, administration, or programme work or related field including experience in research methods and statistics.
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