Cross-posted from: http://unjoblist.org/vacancy/?275031
POLICY SPECIALIST (ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST)
Location : New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Application Deadline : 06-Feb-13
Additional Category Millennium Development Goals
Type of Contract : FTA International
Post Level : P-4
Languages Required : English
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 08-Apr-2013
The Economic, Social and Development Unit (DU) at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) serves as the substantive hub for all development matters within EOSG. The DU monitors and reviews trends and activities in development in order to raise political attention to issues of concern and expediently advise Senior Managers at the EOSG. As appropriate, it also communicates and amplifies to the UN system views and policy directions from the EOSG, in areas of concern. In its day to day work the DU organizes its work addressing four different areas: (i) economic affairs; (ii) social affairs); (iii) environmental affairs; (iv) inter-governmental processes on development.
The Senior Policy Specialist works directly with the Economic, Social and Development Unit and contributes to the advisory service of the DU to the Senior Managers at the EOSG.
For more information, please visit: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=35309