Senior Economic Policy Analyst

14 dana
Poslodavac:
Mreža za izgradnju mira
Kategorija:
Ekonomija - finansije - osiguranje, Neprofitne organizacije
Mjesto rada:
Sarajevo
Rok prijave:
01.12.2019.

O poslu

Opis radnog mjesta: The Senior Economic Policy Analyst will be directly responsible for:
(1) Developing a strategic framework that is informed by the regular review of economic development in
SEE, with a particular focus on regional economic integration agendas, i.e. competitiveness, industrial
policy, investment and financial markets development, human capital development and mobility,
digital integration, etc.;
(2) Contributing to the implementation of RCC’s regional economic integration activities;
(3) Contributing to the coordination aspects for the preparation of post-2020 regional strategic vision, as
well as monitoring processes for MAP REA implementation, SWP 2020-2022 and post-2020 agenda;
(4) Liaising with the main national, regional and international partners involved in regional economic
integration-enhancing actions;
(5) Participating in RCC’s overall processes of programming, monitoring, donor coordination and
reporting of activities.
Reporting
The Senior Economic Policy Analyst will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme
Department and under the overall guidance of the Secretary General.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop a strategic framework that ensures regular review of economic development in SEE, with
particular focus on regional economic integration agendas, i.e. competitiveness and investment,
human capital development, digital integration, etc. and contribute to the implementation of RCC’s
interventions in these fields:
 Develop a clear and policy relevant monitoring process of agendas connected with regional
economic integration with particular focus on competitiveness and investment, human capital
development and women economic empowerment, digital integration etc.;
 Conceptualise the reporting approach for the key economic data and prepare analytics for SEE
economies as well as the region as a whole;
 Contribute to research, analysis and produce analytics on the implementation of agendas
connected with regional economic integration;
 Provide analytical support for the preparation of Annual Work Plans of RCC as well as contribute
to the impact assessment of agendas connected with MAP REA, SWP 2020-2022, post-2020
agenda, etc.;
 Contribute to the implementation of RCC’s key competitiveness-related activities, including those
in the area of investment, financial markets development, industrial development, etc. in line with
the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2020-2022 and the Annual Work Plans of the RCC;
 Support processes that lead to the alignment of activities within the competitiveness dimensions
with other national and regional programmes/strategies;
 Ensure compatibility with the SEE2020 Strategy and MAP REA monitoring processes, data and
information collection where relevant and to the extent possible;
 Prepare analytical briefs and memos regarding overall developments in SEE, in particularly on
matters related to EU enlargement agenda and the regional cooperation in SEE, with advice and/or
recommendations, where appropriate, for possible action by the RCC Secretariat.
2. Contribute to the coordination aspects for the preparation of post-2020 agenda and vision as well as
monitoring processes connected with it:
 Help in identifying areas of work requiring external technical assistance, prepare the terms of
reference for specific assignments related to impact assessment of actions pertinent to regional
economic integration; maintain overall responsibility for coordination of performance and
substantive outputs of any external consultants/advisors hired for short-term assignments related
to impact assessment of actions pertinent to regional economic integration;
 Provide policy and technical support to the governments in SEE as well as expertise and advice to
the RCC Secretariat in regional economic integration-related issues;
 Support the programme and budget execution of the activities in the areas related to regional
economic integration in line with the RCC financial procedures and regulations;
 Provide technical and analytical input for competitiveness-related activities in the preparation of
post-2020 agenda and vision;
 Prepare, organise, facilitate and moderate working group/platform meetings, seminars and
workshops with government representatives, regional organisations, international institutions and
private sector;
 Work closely with the Senior Policy Analyst, the Senior Expert on Economic and Digital
Connectivity and the Experts working in the area of Competitiveness to develop a framework for
sustained monitoring and reviewing of economic performance of SEE economies and define
linkages with the actions implemented under SWP 2020-2022 and beyond;
 Support the Head of Programme Department in formulation, implementation and evaluation of
regional economic integration-related activities on the substantive side;
 Provide analytics on the impact of actions pertaining to regional economic integration, with
particular focus on MAP REA, SEE 2020 and post-2020 agenda and advise on appropriate
remedies, if appropriate.
3. Participating in the process of programming, monitoring and reporting of activities:
 Assist in MAP REA review in close consultation with the Senior Expert on Economic and Digital
Connectivity and support post-2020 agenda preparations as well as seek inputs from and ensure
that all relevant stakeholders in the regional economic integration-related areas are kept regularly
informed about the progress and results of the annual programming exercise;
 Take part in monitoring the implementation of agendas connected with MAP REA, last cycle of
SEE 2020 monitoring as well as post-2020 agenda, by liaising with the regional and national focal
points to identify and review the relevant indicators and facilitate data collection process;
 Monitor regularly and ensure timely and adequate implementation of the action plans; prepare
programme progress and other reports for approval of the RCC Board, donors and other
stakeholders.
4. General representation: Representing the RCC and other tasks:
 Represent the RCC at relevant meetings and conferences;
 Prepare briefing documents for the RCC Secretary General, RCC Deputy Secretary General and
RCC staff;
 Ensure that the outputs produced within priority areas maintain high-quality standards, that reports
are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data. Ensure that all his/her outputs meet
required standards before completion to ensure they comply with the relevant mandates;
 Assume other related tasks within their competence, as directed by the RCC Secretary General or
Deputy Secretary General.
Vrsta posla:stalni radni odnos
Regija:Kanton Sarajevo regija

O zaposleniku

Znanja i kvalifikacije:Competencies
a. Functional Competencies:
Advocacy/Advancing a Policy-Oriented Agenda: Preparing information for advocacy
 Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating RCC’s
mandate
Results-Based Programme Development and Management: Contributes to results through primary
research and analysis
 Assesses performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into work
 Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
 Monitors specific stages of programme implementation
Building Strategic Partnerships: Maintaining a network of contacts
 Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-todate on partnership related issues
 Analyses and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and Marketing New Approaches: Enhancing processes or products
 Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
 Documents and analyses innovative strategies/best practices/new approaches
Promoting Organisational Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Basic research and analysis
 Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective
ways of doing things
 Documents and analyses innovative strategies and new approaches
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise: Fundamental knowledge of own discipline
 Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or
technical specialty relating to the position
 Possesses basic knowledge of organisational policies and procedures relating to the position and
applies them consistently in work tasks
 Analyses the requirements and synthesises proposals
 Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
 Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
Regional Leadership and Advocacy for RCC’s Goals: Preparing information for global advocacy
 Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for RCC’s goals for a variety of
audiences
 Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities for advocating for RCC’s mandate
Client Orientation: Establishing effective client relationships
 Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely,
succinct and appropriate fashion
 Organises and prioritises work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
General representation: Representing the RCC and other tasks
 Ability to communicate key messages in a manner appropriate for different audiences and
occasions
 Able to provide appropriate supporting materials, including visual aids and power point
presentations, adjusted to the needs of different audiences and occasions
b. Core Competencies:
 Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
 Demonstrating corporate knowledge and sound judgment
 Treats all people fairly without favouritism
 Self-development, initiative-taking
 Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
 Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
 Creating synergies through self-control
 Managing conflict
 Learning and sharing knowledge and encouraging the learning of others. Promoting learning and
knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each employee.
 Informed and transparent decision making
Key Requirements:
 A Master's degree or equivalent in international economics, public policy or other subject of relevance
for the position;
 In-depth knowledge of SEE region, experience of regional cooperation in the SEE in thematic areas of
RCC activities, EU enlargement and other relevant policies;
 A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in policy development and analysis in international
economics, international relations or a related area, preferably in an international setting and with
knowledge of and experience in SEE region;
 Experience in collecting, interpreting and analysing quantitative and qualitative data. Strong
quantitative skills will be an asset;
 Proven record of writing and editing analytical work (reports, publications, articles);
 Experience in managing intergovernmental processes, servicing intergovernmental bodies, supporting
policy and programme development would be an asset;
 Fluency in oral and written English; knowledge of SEE languages and other EU languages will be an
asset;
 Able to work both independently and as part of a team in a multicultural environment;
 Excellent communication skills. The candidate will be expected to speak at conferences and meetings
organised by the RCC or when invited to represent the RCC;
 Fully computer literate.
Location / Contract
The holder of the position will be based in RCC Secretariat in Sarajevo. She/he could expect that
substantial time would be spent on business-related travel and should be able to handle own administrative
tasks according to the RCC Secretariat’s internal rules and regulations.
Application Rules
 Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter and CV (both in English) by 1
December by 24:00 hrs via e-mail to jobs@rcc.int.
 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 Selection process is based on a written test and competency-based interview.
 The candidate should be a national of the participants of the RCC Board from South East
Europe:
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo*1
, Moldova, Montenegro,
Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey.
Minimalna stručna sprema:Magisterij
Strani jezik:engleski
Poznavanje rada na računaru:dobro
Potrebno radno iskustvo:šest do deset godina

Kontakt podaci

Naziv preduzeća: Mreža za izgradnju mira
Regija:Kanton Sarajevo regija
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