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Join The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as Junior Policy Analyst

Join The Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as Junior Policy Analyst

At the heart of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) lies a commitment to crafting policies that uplift lives globally. With 38 member countries, we strive to enhance economic and social well-being worldwide through evidence-based strategies and collaborative efforts. From bolstering economic performance to tackling educational challenges and combatting tax evasion, we serve as a catalyst for positive change.

The Global Relations and Cooperation Directorate (GRC) within the OECD plays a pivotal role in advancing our mission. By fostering relationships with partner countries and international organizations, we facilitate cooperation to address pressing global issues. Our commitment extends to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, recognizing their crucial role in fostering sustainable and competitive economies.

Within the GRC, the Middle East and Africa Division spearheads initiatives to promote gender equality across the region. One such initiative is the MENA-OECD Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum, a platform for stakeholders to engage in policy dialogue and peer learning. Additionally, through projects like the recently funded endeavor aimed at enhancing financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs, we are actively working to empower women economically in the region.

As we continue to expand our efforts, we are seeking a Junior Policy Analyst to join our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to various projects focused on women’s economic empowerment in the Middle East and Africa region. Under the guidance of experienced project managers, you will engage in research, analysis, and policy drafting to support our initiatives.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting regional engagement on women’s economic empowerment
  • Assisting in the implementation of projects such as financial inclusion initiatives and policy forums
  • Contributing to the gender equality aspects of country programs and action plans
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and OECD directorates to mainstream gender equality perspectives


Academic Background:

  • Advanced degree in economics, public policy, international relations, or law preferred

Professional Background:

  • Minimum one year of relevant experience in gender equality and development
  • Knowledge of the MENA region’s economic and policy context is advantageous
  • Strong drafting and organizational skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with a penchant for multicultural teamwork


  • Fluency in English or French; proficiency in both languages is desired
  • Knowledge of a local language is a plus

Core Competencies:

  • Vision and Strategy
  • Enable People
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Collaboration and Horizontality
  • Achieve Results
  • Innovate and Embrace Change

Additional Information:

  • One-year fixed-term appointment with potential for renewal
  • Competitive salary based on candidate experience
  • The OECD is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from all qualified candidates

If you are passionate about promoting gender equality and making a meaningful impact on economic empowerment, we invite you to join us in our mission. Apply today and be a part of shaping better policies for better lives.

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