UNDP INDIA COUNTRY OFFICE
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Reporting directly to the Resident Representative, the Chief Economist advises on macro economic policies and trends and relevant linkages to UNDP programmes and works closely with Government counterparts to identify macroeconomic policy options that promote poverty eradication and enhance the policy impact of UNDP projects and programmes. The Chief Economist monitors economic policy developments and prepares high quality analyses and documents on issues relevant to UNDP’s Country Programme. The Chief Economist leads and supervises a team of senior staff in Delhi and in the states as well as national consultants and project staff. The Chief Economist maintains a network with colleagues from UNDP, UN Agencies, international financial institutions, Government officials,multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society.
The position of the Chief Economist will be appointed and supervised by UNDP
Summary of key functions:
2. Provide guidance and advice to Government counterparts by:
3. Build and facilitate strategic partnerships by:
4. Advocate and promote UNDP’s mandate by:
Impact of Results
The key results of the post strengthen UNDP’s contributions to the national policy dialogue and enhance the policy impact of UNDP programmes and projects. In particular, the key results will impact the design of programmes and creation of strategic partnerships. The post increases visibility of UNDP in the discussion about economic policies and analysis.
Advocacy/Advancing a Policy-Oriented Agenda
Influencing the public policy agenda
Meeting long-term client needs
Conceptual Innovation in the Provision of TechnicalExpertise
Creating Visibility for UNDP/ Supporting UNDP’s Capacity to Advocate
Formulating strategy for creating the corporate image
Global Leadership and Advocacyfor UNDP’s Goals
Influencing global and nationalinitiatives
Promoting Organisational Learning andKnowledge Sharing
Participating in the development of policies and innovate approaches and promoting their application throughout the organisation
Expert knowledge of own discipline
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
This position is applicable for Indian nationals only.