The Office of the Secretary-General (OSG) supports the Secretary-General in implementing his strategic vision for the Organisation. Led by the Special Counsellor to the OECD Secretary-General, Chief of Staff and Sherpa, and the Deputy Chief of Staff, the OSG works to add relevance and impact to the core products of the Organisation.
These are to ensure that it remains on the cutting edge of policy analysis; to foster horizontality among the different parts of the Organisation and ensure coherence and whole-of-government perspectives; deliver timely and targeted policy advice to members and stakeholders; and supervise, in co-ordination with the Deputy Secretaries General, the work of the Organisation. In order to be at the forefront of policy developments and to support reform processes in member and partner countries, OSG oversees the New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC), Strategic foresight and Inclusive Growth initiatives and also houses the Sherpa Unit. OSG is also at the forefront of the Organisation's outreach strategy, leading and monitoring accession processes as well as co-operation with Key Partners and non-member countries.
OSG is looking for a Young Professional to assist in delivering the work programme and also work related to the overall OECD strategic agenda. (S)he will report directly to the Chief of Staff and Sherpa and the Deputy Chief of Staff.
The successful candidate will support the team in delivering the Secretary-General's strategic objectives, and assist in the preparation of the official functions of the Secretary-General with key stakeholders both in Paris and on official visits.
Analysis and Drafting
Liaison with Directorates and Delegations
For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Diplomatic sensitivity, Drafting skills, Flexible Thinking, Strategic Networking, Strategic thinking, Teamwork.
Please refer to the level 3 indicators of the OECD Core Competencies.
Two-year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of renewal.
Starting Date: September 2019
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