Now hiring: consultants on monitoring graduating and graduated countries

2 July 2020. The Economic Analysis and Policy Division (EAPD) or the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs is recruiting consultants for a capacity development project on “establishing crisis response process in the LDC monitoring framework for graduating and graduated countries”.

Context: The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is mandated to monitor the development progress of countries graduated and graduating from the list of the LDCs. As requested by the ECOSOC (E/RES/2021/11), EAPD will provide capacity development to countries in the graduation pipeline, including 1) selecting relevant indicators and thresholds for each country that can alert and trigger the crisis response process within the LDC graduation monitoring framework; 2) identifying data gaps of those indicators and areas for improvement; and 3) assisting officials to prepare the monitoring report and to participate in the crisis response process.

Job openings are for Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Nepal, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. See the Terms of Reference here. Candidates should to send a CV, and other relevant documents to Mr. Namsuk Kim (Projects Coordinator),, with copy to Ms. Nardos Mulatu, and Mr. Saw Htoo, . Please specify your country in the subject line.

Candidates who are being considered will be contacted for an interview. Not all candidates will be notified of the outcome of their applications.