Thursday , February 22 2024

NGO Pulse Vacancies 2023 – Economist

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

TIPS’s main objectives are to undertake in-depth economic analyses, especially at the industrial level; to provide quality research as the basis for improving industrial policy as well as broader economic development strategies; and to support an increasingly dynamic and evidence-based discourse on industrial policy and inclusive growth with academics, other researchers and stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform economic research under the guidance of line managers, including desktop research, data analysis and stakeholder interviews or engagements
  • Provide content for research publication and dissemination, and where required draft reports;
  • Liaise with and support policy-making entities dealing with economic development, industrial policy and sustainable development in South Africa (and elsewhere in the region as appropriate);
  • Provide research input and data analysis;
  • Support the organisation of internal and external events (such as workshops, conferences, webinars, and training).
  • Participate in and present research at internal discussions and workshops / events;

Job Requirements:

  • A post-graduate qualification (at least a Masters’ degree) in Economics and at least one to two years of economic research and/or policy experience
  • A passion for industrial policy and inclusive economic development, with knowledge of national and international developments on industrial policy, trade and other economic issues
  • Strong communication skills in writing, editing and presentation, with an excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Strong computer skills, with a proven ability to manipulate data in Excel and knowledge of statistical analysis packages: such as R, SPSS or Stata
  • An understanding of international trade, industrial policy and regional integration
  • Experience in data handling and analysis (GDP, Employment, International Trade, Investment and Finances) is a required core competency
  • An ability to work independently, as part of a team, and to handle tight deadlines

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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