Team Leader (Economic/Trade Policy Expert) – COMESA


The Government of Swaziland has received funding from the COMESA Secretariat, under the Technical Cooperation Facility, financed by the European Union (EU) to develop a Services Trade and Investment Strategy document. The government intends to use part of the allocated funds to recruit consultants to development of a Services Trade and Investment Strategy for Swaziland.
Key expert 1: Team Leader (Economic/Trade Policy Expert)
Qualifications
Graduate university degree (PhD or Masters) in Economics, International Trade, Development Studies, or International Affairs or a combination of Law and Economics;
Knowledge and Skills
  • At least 10 years strong analytical skills on international trade issues, particularly on trade in services;
  • Deep knowledge of the GATS, particularly from the perspective of ACP economies;
  • Strongly conversant with the current state of DDA negotiations on trade in services;
  • Proven successful completion of at least 2 studies in the area of trade in services and investment; Strong
    understanding of international trade challenges, in general, and services sectors in small, vulnerable economies, in
    particular. Previous direct experience regarding services in Swaziland would be advantageous;
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English with excellent report writing and drafting skills;
  • Excellent skills regarding the organization and conduct of seminars/ workshops on international trade issues; and
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver both oral and public presentations on technical issues in a simplified manner.
Click on the link below to read/download more details.

CONSULTANTS TO DEVELOP A SERVICES TRADE AND INVESTIMENT STRATEGY FOR SWAZILAND (13 downloads)

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ToRs TCF project Trade in services and investment strategy for Swaziland (11 downloads)

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