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UNECA Vacancy 2022 (01 Principal Economic Affairs Officer Jobs)

UNECA Vacancy 2022 (01 Principal Economic Affairs Officer Jobs): Recently UNECA has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on July 28, 2022. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before September 09, 2022.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.


UNECA Vacancy 2022

Hiring Organization Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA Ethiopia)
Post Name Principal Economic Affairs Officer
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date July 28, 2022
Closing Date September 09, 2022
Job Category NGO Jobs

UNECA Job Vacancy 2022 Details

  • Organization Type: Private Jobs.
  • Employment Type: Full Time.
  • Department: HR Department.
  • Qualification: An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate degree, or equivalent) in economics, law, international public policy or related fields is required. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in economics, the negotiation of trade agreements, investment agreements and large scale economic contracts, gained through research and the provision of related advisory services at national, regional and international levels is required.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in either language is required; and knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Salary Offer: As Per Rules.
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa.
  • Position: Principal Economic Affairs Officer.


Within the delegated authority, the Principal Regional Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • – Provide technical advisory services on policies and strategies relating to the negotiation of the AfCFTA; support member States in developing AfCFTA implementation strategies; through policy analysis, assist member States in understanding the implications for the AfCFTA for other trade and investment agreements (bilateral and multilateral, including at the WTO).
  • – Develop institutional capacity for deepening intra-African trade through regional value chains in Africa.
  • – Design frameworks and guidelines for the deepening of the role of the private sector in ECA member States and their institutions including through the preparation of position papers and technical studies based on ECA analytical work.
  • – Enable member States to harmonize their policies and strategies for trade, investment, competition, intellectual property and e-commerce in the context of the AfCFTA and regional integration programmes.
  • – Build effective partnerships with other UN system agencies and bilateral partners through joint activities, continuous dialogue, mobilization of support and knowledge sharing with ECA member States.
  • – Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with UNECA must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check the eligibility for the application submission.

Interested Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website. Candidates have to visit www.uneca.org to fill the application.

Note: Candidates should apply application before the closing date of application on September 09, 2022. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

Vacancy Notification Download PDF
Website www.uneca.org

Contact Details

Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Official Website: www.uneca.org

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