Political Economy Analysis Specialist(s)

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Political Economy Analysis Specialist(s)

  • Post Date:June 25, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

East West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications by highly qualified nationals of Zimbabwe that are currently residing in Zimbabwe for two positions of Political Economy Analysis (PEA) Specialists to participate in a PEA study. The assignment is expected to start mid July 2021, and will be completed by the end of October 2021. In-country travel might be required if and when the government of Zimbabwe’s measures to prevent the spread COVID-19 pandemic would allow.

Key requirements:

  • Advanced university degree (master’s or doctorate) in social sciences, international development, law, political science, economics, or a related field;
  • At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in conducting high quality in-depth political economy analysis or similar analysis for public, private, and research institutions, or/and civil society organizations (CSOs);
  • Demonstrated experience with a range of research approaches that support and/or complement PEA, including qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Experience in integrating views of various civil society, public, and private sector stakeholders at multiple levels to inform policy and programming decisions and activities;
  • At least one expert should have demonstrable experience conducting gender and social inclusion analysis and engaging youth and other marginalized groups;
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of the political, social, and economic context in Zimbabwe;
  • Understanding of international development programs that operating in the country;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Ability to speak Shona and/or Ndebele is an advantage.

To apply

Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, (iii) contact information for three references, and (iv) a copy of a PEA or other development research report that you have led/prepared to: [email protected] and include “Zimbabwe – Political Economy Analysis Specialist” in the subject line. No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information. Apply immediately, but no later than Wednesday, July 7, 2021