British High Commission Islamabad Economic Officer jobs
08 August, 2012
Expected Last Date:
06 November, 2012
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British High Commission IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Job Title Economic Officer
Slot Codes 4665007
Reference Number 031-2012
Date of Announcement Friday – 27 July 2012
Last Date to apply Sunday – 12 August 2012
Job Type One year Renewable Contract
Salary PKR 109,720/- per month
Number of Positions 01 position (full-time)
A graduate-level qualification in economics or a joint degree, in which at least 50% of courses taken were in economics, is essential. A Masters degree in economics or political economy would be preferred.
Experience Experience of working with the main economic institutions in Pakistan
Experience of providing economic analysis and advice to expert and non-expert audiences
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide reporting on economic issues in Pakistan, with a particular focus on government policy.
The job holder will work closely with staff from the Department for International Development, UK Trade and Investment and staff at the Deputy High Commission in Karachi.
Other tasks include;
Develop, maintain and harness on behalf of HMG a network of economic contacts within the Pakistan government, international financial institutions, civil society and other international missions in Pakistan.
Working closely with DFID and UKTI, report on economic policy in Pakistan, with a particular focus on the federal budget, structural reforms, relations with the international financial institutions, and preparations for GSP+.
Provide economic analysis and reporting on economic trends in Pakistan, as requested by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Economics Unit and other Whitehall departments.
Inform discussions on regional policy and conflict issues by providing an economic perspective
Act as Secretary of the Pakistan Prosperity Strategy Group, which meets quarterly.
Skills/Knowledge Delivering Results
Working with Others
Problem Solving & Judgement
Communicating & Influencing
Excellent English & Urdu
Strong Computer Skills
Strong Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Submit to Applications should be submitted on the attached job application form to:
British High Commission,
Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5
P. O. Box 1122
(Kindly attach academic certificates and any relevant job references / experience letters along with your job application form. Thanks.)
Additional Information Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no telephone enquires will be dealt with.
Shortlisted candidates will be expected to be available for interview within one to two weeks of being advised they have been shortlisted.
There will be a written test at the interview stage.
Appointment is subject to medical and security clearance.
Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.
Applicants must abstain from contacting the BHC for information on the selection process. Any applicant who in any way tries to influence the Selection Committee will be disqualified immediately.
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