The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is designed to bring entry-level professionals with diverse backgrounds into the Organisation. A number of stimulating and challenging assignments are available for the Young Professionals who will join the OECD in 2015.
Candidates who are interested in the objectives of the OECD in promoting international policy co-operation, understand the issues involved in international work, and who possess the analytical and drafting skills which enable them to contribute to policy-related studies.
Candidates must have the nationality of an OECD member country and born after 1 January 1980.
The ideal candidate has:
- An advanced academic degree in a subject of relevance to the OECD’s work
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills demonstrated by academic achievement
- Knowledge of country policies and institutions and an understanding of political and reform processes
- An excellent written and oral command of one of the two official languages of the OECD (English and French) and working knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the other. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset
- Good alignment with OECD Core Competencies: level 3 indicators
- Additionally, candidates with Master’s degree(s) should have a minimum of two years’ full time professional experience in related fields.
An excellent command, with proven drafting ability, of at least one of the two OECD official languages (English and French). Proficiency in additional languages can be an advantage.
The Young Professionals work with experienced and enthusiastic people, representative of a rich diversity of cultures, languages and professichateau_dans_le_cielonal backgrounds.
They collaborate with many of the more than 60 000 senior national policy makers who participate in the OECD’s technical and policy meetings each year.
Under the supervision of experienced professionals, YPs research and analyse current policy issues.
The OECD uses this research to prepare policy documents, committee reports, intergovernmental discussion and publications. YPs contribute to the monitoring, analysis, forecasting and reporting of economic and social developments.
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