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Competition Analysts : Comesa Comesa



Job Summary


JOB TITLE: Competition Analysts
GRADE: Professional Level 2(P2)
SALARY SCALE: COM$ 39,743- COM$ 50,076 per annum including house allowances
DIVISION: Enforcement and Exemptions
TENURE: A fixed term of Four (4) years. Extension of contract is subject to availability of funds, performance of the contract holder and approval of successive annual Work Plans by the COMESA Competition Commission.
NUMBER OF POSTS: Two (2)
DUTY STATION: Lilongwe
REPORTS TO: The Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Commission’s fixed term employee under professional service category.

Duties and Responsibilities


Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Commission and the direct supervision of the Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions the incumbent performs the following duties:
• Investigate, assess and monitor anticompetitive business practices in the Common Market, Compile and submit investigation reports to the Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions;
• Carry out investigations relating to abuse of dominance, compile and submit investigation reports to the Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions;
• Ensure compliance by enforcing the Regulations and Rules pertaining to the prevention of anticompetitive business practices;
• Conduct market screening{studies aimed at enhancing the understanding of the Commission as regards the market structure and conduct of market players in the relevant industry;
• Undertake advocacy and outreach programmes in the Member States with the view to enhance the competition culture;
• Conduct capacity building initiatives in the Member States aimed at enhancing the enforcement of the regional and the national competition laws;
• Conduct rigorous economic analysis on restrictive Business Practice cases and prepare reports
• Assist with the development of COMESA specific methodological frameworks for case analyses;
• Assist in the development of departmental strategic plan to feed into the Commission’s Corporate Strategic Plan;
• Prepare and submit performance reports to the Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions; and
• Perform all such things as are incidental to the foregoing and/or as may be lawfully delegated by the Manager, Enforcement and Exemptions

Qualifications and Experience


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences such as Economics and Business Administration/Management. A Masters Degree in any of these disciplines will be an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE

A minimum of at least six (6) years relevant post-qualifying experience in market analysis/research, industry or economic analysis.

Working experience at a national competition authority will be an added experience.

COMPETENCIES

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to influence multi stakeholder processes.
• Excellent analytical skills particularly in interpreting, using, analyzing and presenting data and evidence.
• Accurate or intelligent or other demonstrable knowledge in competition law, industrial organization or industry structures in any of the countries in the Common Market,
• Excellent Computer Skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of the purpose and objectives of the COMESA Treaty and the COMESA Competition Regulations and Rules.
• Knowledge of the operations of the COMESA Competition Commission and the COMESA regional integration agenda is highly recommended.
• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;














How to Apply


WORKING LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT FOR ALL THE POSITIONS

Must be fluent in English and/or French and/or Arabic (speaking and writing). A combination of any two or all of these languages will be an added advantage.

ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION

Applicants must be citizens of a COMESA Member country and not more than 56 years of age at the time of submitting the application.

FINAL DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

Applications MUST be submitted through the Coordinating Ministries of the respective member States on the prescribed COMESA APPLICATION FORM which can be accessed at the following COMESA website: http://www.comesa.int/, Opportunities, COMESA Job Application Format. Applications submitted directly to the Commission will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

FORMAT OF APPLICATIONS

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH EMAIL AND ALSO IN HARD COPIES

The applications MUST reach the Coordinating Ministries by Friday, 7th February, 2020. Accordingly, short-listing reports from the Coordinating Ministries attaching all the relevant documents of the successful candidates should reach the address below by Friday, 28th February, 2020.

The Director and Chief Executive Officer, COMESA Competition Commission,
Kangombe House, 5th Floor – West Wing, P.O.Box 30742,
Lilongwe 3,
MALAWI





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