Senior Trade Policy Analyst

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St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity through Trade (Global Trade Alert)

About us
The Global Trade Alert (GTA) is a policy-oriented and research initiative, which to date has gathered close to 40’000 concise reports on trade-related state acts from more than 100 countries worldwide. Our comprehensive and timely reporting has made the GTA a prominent source for firms, industry associations, journalists, researchers, international organisations and governments.
Over the years the GTA has collaborated with international organisations including the World Bank, the OECD and the WTO in its efforts to promote transparency of government trade and industrial policy. The GTA is an initiative under the St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity through Trade.
About the role
The GTA’s monitoring section is seeking a Senior Trade Policy Analyst (minimum 34 hours per week) to monitor recent developments affecting international commerce in certain countries as well as to review entries for publication in the GTA database. The position is remote with an expected start date in January 2022.
Your responsibilities
  • Independently monitoring trade and industrial policy interventions implemented by a portfolio of countries and entering these into the GTA database
  • Reviewing GTA database entries before publication including feedback to other team members
  • Coordinating efforts with other team members to ensure comprehensive coverage
  • Other activities related to quality control and coverage of the database
About you
  • You are familiar and interested in trade and industrial policy with some knowledge of the legislative framework in Europe, Latin America, or MENA
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience related to trade- or industrial policy
  • You have completed a master’s degree in a relevant social science field
  • You are proficient in English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Swedish, or Norwegian
  • You have excellent communication, reporting and drafting skills in English
  • You can independently organise your work from a remote location
Application details
To start the application process, please submit your application online here. Issues accessing the form or questions regarding the position can be forwarded to Ms Jakobsen by email to [email protected] The application deadline is 28 November 2021, CET. 


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