Senior Research Officer – International Economic Development Group

Programme/ Department: International Economic Development Group

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £33,988 - £40,574 per annum

Location: Overseas Development Institute

Hours: 35

Closing Date: 20 January 2019

Interview: w/c 4 February 2019

Assessment: Presentation

Senior Research Officer – International Economic Development Group

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Senior Research Officer: £33,988 - £40,574 per annum

Location: London

Ref: [IEDG/01/18]

 

An independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives.

 

About us

ODI is an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. We harness the power of evidence and ideas through research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change. (odi.org)

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Officer to join ODI’s International Economic Development Group. Under the supervision of a Research Fellow, the post holder will contribute to designing and delivering innovative, high-quality and policy-relevant research, policy advice and public-affairs initiatives. You will also contribute to the development of research proposals, provide project management support and be involved in the dissemination of research findings.

 

IEDG’s work is centred on

  • Trade and trade policy
  • Private sector development
  • International macro-economics and international finance
  • Supporting economic transformation

 

 

About you

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with a strong background in international economic development. Good knowledge of econometric analysis is desirable. The candidate should have demonstrable experience in one/some of the following areas:

  • Trade and trade policy
  • Investment and investment policy
  • Economic Transformation and new technology
  • Macro-economic analysis and finance

 

Essential

 

  • A degree and post-graduate degree in relevant discipline.
  • Active knowledge of key international institutions in the sector and beyond.
  • Developing country work experience.
  • Significant experience in an international policy development research environment, i.e. policy-oriented research, demonstrated by publications and reports.
  • Experience in producing research outputs in a short period of time and for different audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate successfully with a wide range of people and cultural awareness.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.
  • Strong presentation and networking skills.
  • Multitasking skills.
  • Fluency in a language other than English and competency in others.
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under minimal supervision, to accept responsibility and to respond with confidence to complex and evolving problems.

 

 

Closing date: 20 January 2019

Interview date: w/c 4 February 2019

 

For more information, please download the application pack here. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 7922 8234 or email humanresources@odi.org.uk.

 

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