Junior Policy Analyst - Gender, Paris, France

Organization: OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Country: World

City: Paris

Office: OECD Paris, France

Closing date: Sunday, 23 January 2022

Junior Policy Analyst - Gender - Temporary Assignment ( Job Number: 15055 )

Application Closing Date: 23-01-2022, 10:59:00 PM

This Job Description is available only in English

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD ) is an international organisation comprised of 38 member countries, that works to build better policies for better lives. Our mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. Together with governments, policy makers and citizens, we work on establishing evidence-based international standards, and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges. From improving economic performance and creating jobs to fostering strong education and fighting international tax evasion, we provide a unique forum and knowledge hub for data and analysis, exchange of experiences, best-practice sharing, and advice on public policies and international standard-setting.

The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21 - www.paris21.org ) is a unique partnership involving national, regional and international statisticians, policy makers, development professionals and other producers and users of statistics. PARIS21‘s mission is to strengthen statistics and promote the use of robust statistical information by policy makers and citizens. With a Secretariat of about 20 staff, PARIS21 supports low-income and lower middle income countries to prepare National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) and fosters collaboration among developing countries, donors and multilateral institutions. PARIS21 works through technical assistance, advocacy, information exchange and partnerships with all relevant actors.

PARIS21 is looking for a Junior Policy Analyst to contribute to the implementation of the activities of the PARIS21 Secretariat, with a particular focus on the secretariat’s work related to gender data and statistics, in particular related to the integration of gender in national statistical systems and the impact of gender data on inclusive policymaking. Working in close collaboration with strategic partners and other teams of the PARIS21 Secretariat, the incumbent will develop new research, outreach, and training materials to strengthen gender data production and use in low- and middle-income countries. The position may require travel, pending the COVID situation.

This position is open to nationals of OECD member countries ( www.oecd.org/membercountries ) and nationals of countries eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA), as set out by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC List of ODA recipients - www.oecd.org/dac/stats/daclist.htm ).

Main Responsibilities

Research, analysis and drafting

Support the development a new Flagship Report on the State of Gender Data in low- and middle-income countries

Organise and convene UN Women and other key partners in a Task Team to support the development of a new flagship report series

Develop a report outline and structure in close coordination with an expert consultant

Consult with colleagues to source in data and develop indicators to monitor gender mainstreaming in statistical development

Conduct a desk review on gender data for development to inform the report narrative and key messaging

Contribute to the drafting of one or more chapters of the report in collaboration with the Team Lead and expert consultant

Draft minutes of meetings, proceedings of expert meetings, etc

Review, edit and comment on written contributions and presentation from other authors

Organise a launch event for the State of Gender Data Report in partnership with co-authors

Develop talking points and communications materials for report outreach and partner events

Undertake thematic research and contribute to studies and task-teams when appropriate.

Contribute to research and programme design for a new work stream on gender data use for policymaking

Contribute to the development of a framework to identify and analyse case studies on gender data use for policymaking

Support analysts at PARIS21 in identifying appropriate countries for case study development

Contribute to the design of activities on gender data communication and use for stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries

Prepare materials and tools for assessing gender data use at the country level

Support surveys, key informant interviews and focus groups with stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries

Support communications and inter-regional advisory teams in the development of training materials on gender data advocacy and use for country stakeholders

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Contribute to the development, testing and piloting of measures (including indicators) of gender data use

Contribute to the development of a flagship report on gender data use and impact

Organise a launch event on gender data use case studies and flagship report


Contribute to other activities as requested by PARIS21 management.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Academic Background

Advanced university degree (Master’s or PhD) in gender studies, development economics, international development or another relevant discipline.

Course work in research methods is strongly preferred. Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative data analysis would be an asset.

Professional Background

At least two years of professional working experience in development issues, preferably with a focus on data and statistics, capacity development and policy analysis. Knowledge of one or several of the regions covered by the PARIS21 Secretariat would be an advantage.

Experience in project management.

Excellent drafting and communication skills. Ability to draft concise reports in English and/or French and to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.


Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software


Fluency in one of the two OECD official languages (English and French) and knowledge of the other, with a commitment to reach a good working level.

Knowledge of other languages would be an asset

Core Competencies

For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Drafting skills, Flexible thinking, Teamwork, Diplomatic sensitivity

Please refer to the level [3] indicators of the OECD Core Competencies .

Contract Duration

11 months fixed-term appointment, with possibility of renewal

Ideal start date: February 2022

What the OECD offers

Salary and conditions will depend on the experience of the selected candidate as well as on her/his status (temporary staff or official).

For temporary staff, salary starts at 2740EUR monthly gross.

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Please note that the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.

Selection Process

For retained candidates, interviews are scheduled for end January 2022.

The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries and nationals of countries eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA), as set out by the Development Assistance Committee ( DAC List of ODA recipients ) , irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.

The OECD promotes an optimal use of resources in order to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. Staff members are encouraged to actively contribute to this goal.

Link to the organization’s job posting: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1642336374907