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Career Opportunity

The Fair Trading Commission, a regulatory agency, is seeking to recruit an Economist on a temporary basis.

The Economist will be attached to the Fair Competition Division and will report to the Director of Fair Competition.

The Economist will be a member of a team responsible for administering the Fair Competition Act Cap. 326C of the Laws of Barbados. The Economist will rely on competition law and policy frameworks, economic principles, and professional insights to lead assessments of economic sectors in Barbados; investigate suspected cases of anticompetitive conduct; review merger transactions that fall within the purview of the Fair Competition Act; and prepare investigative reports in the referenced areas.

The Economist will also work with the local and international community in the promotion of fair competition principles.

The successful candidate should:-

  • hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and have at least three (3) years’ relevant experience;
  • have experience in statistical research and economic analysis;
  • possess strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills; and
  • be able to provide proof of experience in the preparation of comprehensive reports and analyses.

Familiarity with competition law and policy or experience gained in a regulatory environment would be an asset. Interested persons are invited to submit applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae and two (2) recent testimonials, to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Fair Trading Commission Good Hope Green Hill


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The closing date for applications is Tuesday, December 29, 2020.