The OECD is a global economic forum working with 37 member countries and more than 100 emerging and developing economies to make better policies for better lives.
Our mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Organisation provides a unique forum in which governments work together to share experiences on what drives economic, social and environmental change, seeking solutions to common problems.
The OECD has earned a leading role in financial and enterprise issues. In line with the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General, the core mission of the OECD’s Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF) is to assist markets to fund inclusive economic growth, and in turn Better Lives, through setting and implementing standards, providing capacity building and technical assistance, acting as a forum for co-operation and collaboration across the OECD Directorates, external stakeholders and International Organisations.
DAF’s work is structured under two work areas - Conduct and Markets - and its mission is pursued through five substantive divisions whose teams provide member and partner countries with policy guidance, analysis and support in the areas of competition, anti-corruption, corporate affairs, financial affairs and international investment.
The Competition Division (DAF / COMP) supports the OECD’s Competition Committee and outreach efforts, serving as a leading source of policy analysis and advice to governments on how best to harness market forces in the interests of greater global economic efficiency and prosperity.
We are looking for a Competition Expert to carry out research into legal, economic, procedural and institutional issues relating to competition law and policy.
The Competition Expert is required to have substantial experience in working on questions of competition law and policy.
S / he will work in a dynamic team of lawyers and economists with substantial experience in competition law and policy analysis.
S / he will be responsible for managing complex competition policy projects and will participate in analysing topics on competition law and policy, developing analytical models, drafting reports, reviewing policies, and preparing recommendations to improve pro-competitive market outcomes.
The staff member will be based in Paris and will perform her / his duties under the supervision of the Head of the Competition Division and in co-operation with other OECD staff.
Research, analysis and drafting
Ideal Candidate profile Academic Background
Knowledge of the competition or regulatory regimes of several OECD member countries would be an advantage.
For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important : Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Drafting skills, Teamwork and Team leadership, Diplomatic sensitivity, Negotiating, Organisational skills, Strategic networking and Strategic thinking.
Please refer to the full list of OECD Core Competencies and the level 3 indicators.
What the OECD offers
Monthly base salary starting at either 6130€ or 7564 EUR depending on experience, plus allowances based on eligibility, exempt of French income tax.
The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.
The OECD promotes an optimal use of resources in order to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. Staff members are encouraged to actively contribute to this goal.