UNECA Junior Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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UNECA Junior Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

UNECA Zambia programme looking for “Junior Consultant”.

Applicants with a Master degree may apply on or before 26th April, 2024.

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa was established in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to encourage economic cooperation among its member states following a recommendation of the United Nations General Assembly. It is one of five regional commissions.

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 22nd April, 2024 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Junior Consultant to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

UNECA Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitors socioeconomic developments in Southern Africa and identifies recurrent and emerging issues of concern to the subregion;
  • Designs and conducts studies on selected development issues and drafts resulting reports, including on regional integration, trade, macroeconomics, related public sector policies and strategies, private sector development, including Micro Small and Medium Entreprises (MSMEs) and develops appropriate policy recommendatations;
  • Interprets and applies results of econometric modelling to analysis of economic prospects and policies;
  • Formulates proposals for development strategies, policies and measures for presentation to member States, RECs, other intergovernmental bodies and other partners and collaborators;
  • Attends international, regional, and national meetings to hold discussions with representatives of member States, RECs, other partners and collaborators;
  • Supports the implementation of technical assistance projects and the organization of statutory meetings, expert group meetings, workshops, training and seminars, etc. on development issues of significance to the subregion; and
  • Prepares speeches, presentations and other inputs for delivery by senior staff. General:
  • Participates in SRO-SA undertakings at large and represents the views and interests of the Office.
  • Performs other related duties as required, including a variety of administrative and programmatic tasks necessary for the final delivery of SRO-SA and SRIS tasks; and
  • Undertakes on-the-job and other training activities as may be required. Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
  • Staff within ECA divisions and sections; counterparts in other UN entities in the 11 member States of SRO-SA.
  • Officials in government, intergovernmental organizations, private sector, civil society, academia and research institutions.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Junior Consultant – Economic Affairs
  • Job Opening ID: 230366
  • Job Network: Economic, Social and Development
  • Job Family: Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development)
  • Category and Level: Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station: LUSAKA
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Date Posted: Apr 19, 2024
  • Deadline: Apr 25, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in economics, public policy, international development or related fields is required. The assignment is for an initial period of six months, renewable depending on performance and availability of funds. The Economic Affairs Junior Consultant will be based in Lusaka, Zambia and may undertake official missions outside of Zambia.


  • A minimum of five years experience in policy research and analysis, technical assistance in regional integration, trade, economic development, and related areas in the context of Southern Africa, either in the academia, international, private, public or civil society organizations is required.
  • Previous working experience in Southern Africa and knowledge of the United Nations (UN) system is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the present assignment, fluency in English is required.

How to Apply UNECA Junior Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/230366?language=en

The Closing Date: 26th April, 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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