Development Policy Analyst

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Type of Job

Part Time / Consulting

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About the Position

The Millennium Institute (MI) is seeking entry-level and experienced candidates for one-year, renewable consultant positions in the following specialty areas:


  • Development Policy Planning 

  • Macroeconomic Modeling and Analysis

  • Integrated Policy Analysis 

  • Energy and Climate Modeling


The position involves modeling and analysis of a broad range of development issues, in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Development Policy Analyst will collaborate extensively with national stakeholders to calibrate and contextualize MI’s iSDG model to countries, analyze data and information to be used for policy analyses, design and simulate policy scenarios, and produce policy reports based on simulation results. The candidate will work with a team of experienced and dedicated professionals, and interact with national policy makers in consulting and workshop settings.


Must Haves

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in development economics, environmental sciences, or related fields

  • Experience in modeling/consulting in development policy

  • Knowledge of System Dynamics (SD) modeling, CGE modeling, and/or other quantitative methods

  • Excellent analytic, research, and writing skills

  • Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one of these languages: Portuguese, French, Spanish

  • Experience working in teams, open and collaborative attitude

  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainable development issues


Highly Valued

  • Experience in project leadership

  • Experience in workshop facilitation or similar group management skills



  • Experience in data search and analysis

  • Multicultural experience, particularly in developing countries

  • Proficiency in other UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, Russian) is a plus

Work Hours

The position is remote and may be performed from anywhere in the world. A commitment of at least 20 hours per week on average, and more if necessary to meet deadlines is required. Willingness to travel internationally for up to two weeks at a time is also required. 

How to Apply

Submit your resume/CV and a cover letter which addresses your interest in the position and experience in development policy.

Millennium Institute is committed to equal opportunity in employment and promotion for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable laws, regulations, or guidelines relating to discrimination in employment.