In these areas, Expertise France carries out engineering and implementation missions for capacity building projects, mobilizes technical expertise and acts as an aggregator of projects involving public expertise and private know-how.
With an activity volume of 233 million euros, more than 400 projects in portfolio in 80 countries, and 63,000 days of expertise, Expertise France focuses its action towards Frances solidarity policy, influence and economic diplomacy.
The expert will be in charge of directly supporting the methodological work of the STG-ES External Sector (External trade and balance of payments).
The work of the expert will focus on aspects of methodological consistency in the work undertaken in this statistical priority area.
The expert will carry out quality checks of project products, including but not limited to publications, reports, frameworks and trainings / workshops.
If necessary and requested the expert will also support NSOs and RECs. After having implemented the Pan African Statistics phase 1 (PAS I), Expertise France has been shortlisted for the tender of phase 2 (PAS II) and is in the process of putting together a strong team of experts.
The overall objective of the PAS II programme is to support African integration through better availability and quality of statistical information facilitating decision-making and policy monitoring.
and- to support the African Union and the African Statistical System (AfSS) in strengthening its institutional capacity and their internal communication and coordination, so that they will be able to provide comparable official statistics needed to underpin the AUs integration process and measure African progress towards global goals.
providing technical assistance in identified fields, testing revised frameworks, organising pilot surveys if needed, supporting the maintaining of Africatrade and the production of the annual Africa trade Yearbook, organising reviews (if requested) and organising trainings / workshops.
Reliable and harmonised statistics are disseminated and communication among the stakeholders is enhancedthrough the development and implementation of a communication and visibility plan including all the stakeholders under PAS II programme, the design and preparation of communication materials, the organisation of stakeholder events, the dissemination of the results of the PAS II programme and facilitating the communication through the online platform.
but also through the technical assistance (including also administrative and logistical assistance, as well as trainings / workshops) to improve the coordination and institutional capacities at STATAFRIC and the RECs, as well as in exceptional cases at their member countries.
Qualifications and skills - University degree in economics / statistics, or proven practical experience of at least 8 years in producing / coordinating the production of official statistics.
A fluent command of French would be an asset.General professional experience - A minimum of six years professional experience in official statistics acquired from working in a national agency producing official statistics, either by direct employment or through consultancy working.
More years will be an asset.- Experience in providing consultancy in statistical development projects will be an asset.- Experience in the production (both textual content and statistical tables) of at least 1 comprehensive statistical publication on international trade of national or international scope (e.
g. yearbook, status report, assessment) will be an asset.