Competition Experts Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs(
Job Number : 12033)
24-05-2018, 9 : 59 : 00 PM
The OECD is a global economic forum working with 35 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 Competition Experts with experience in working on questions of competition law and policy. S / he will work within a dynamic team of lawyers and economists with substantial experience in competition law and policy analysis.
S / he will be responsible for executing 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 staff members in the Competition Division and DAF staff.
Some of the positions we are planning to fill would be to carry out work partly or exclusively on potential competition assessments of laws and regulations, including one in multiple sectors in Tunisia.
The objective of the projects is to identify unnecessary restrictions to competition and to propose changes to laws and regulations in order to stimulate competition.
The key outputs of these projects will be a report assessing competition restrictions in laws and regulations in the selected sectors in order to suggest potential reforms.
Some other potential positions would be to work partly or exclusively in other competition-related projects in Asia, which may include competition assessment work as well as other competition policy topics.
Some of the potential positions would be for more general work to support the Competition Division activities.
N.B. Some of the potential positions involve frequent travel
Main Responsibilities Drafting and Research
Analysis and Policy Advice
Meetings, Liaison and Co-ordination
country depending upon the project.
g., the competition practice of a major law firm) or in a university (e.g., teaching competition law).
What the OECD offers
Please note the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.
The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries, 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.