UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND
ETHIOPIA COUNTRY OFFICE
CONT. STATUS: Consultancy
Job No.: 499638
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
PURPOSE OF THE POST:
Under the supervision and consultation with the supervisor, the consultant conducts economic and fiscal analysis to produce summary reports (4-5 pages each) on trends in government revenue, government budget allocation and expenditure on selected social sectors to inform and reinforce investment in human capital.
Education requirements: University degree in economics or related field e.g. public policy, governance, etc.
Work Experience: A minimum of five years professional relevant work experience in economic policy and analysis especially in the area of fiscal policy and economic budget analysis. A solid knowledge of Ethiopia PFM instruments, and proven experience on similar economic analyses of the State Budget with focus on social sectors; Strong analytical and writing skills, and the ability to present the results in a simple language, making use of interesting visual aids (maps, graphs and other visual tools); Consolidated knowledge on economic analysis and a foundation on crosscutting themes such as equity and sectoral decentralization; Ability to complete the task in a tight schedule and with limited supervision.
Language requirement: Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
Nationality: Candidates should be NATIONALS of Ethiopia.