COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT: ASSISTANT RESEARCH OFFICER
Deadline: 30 July 2020|
Location: England; London|
Remuneration: £36,156 + benefits|
Who can apply?
You must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.
Job roles in the Secretariat evolve with both the changing mandates received from member countries and the skills of the team. Reporting to the Head of Section, the post holder supports work on aspects related to economic policy and to the development of small states, by providing research and analytical policy support; reviewing and updating the section’s repository of external consultants and reviewers; identifying, engaging and liaising with external consultants; working with both internal and external stakeholders, including COMS and regional universities; assisting with project management, including monitoring and the evaluation of projects; preparation of briefs for the Head of Section and senior officials; and updating the Commonwealth Secretariat’s website. A specific focus of this role is on the delivery of data and statistical products for the Commonwealth Secretariat, and communicating them through the use of modern technologies.
Education and Experience
An undergraduate degree in economics, econometrics, statistics, quantitative methods or closely related subject and at least two years of research or statistical experience;
· An ability to write well for a range of audiences.
· Experience or demonstrable interest in development issues. Desirable
· A postgraduate degree in economics, econometrics, statistics, quantitative methods or closely related subject and at least two years of research or statistical experience preferably in economics and development.
How to apply?
Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter. Covering letters should be structured to address the key criteria required in the person specification, giving clear examples. Follow this link to apply https://thecommonwealth.org/jobs/research-officer-0
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