Research, Development and Innovation Programme - Tenders Global

Research, Development and Innovation Programme

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development




The RDI Programme is also compiling quality standards for PISA. The Analyst will contribute to the  research programme, producing research papers, progress reports, data analysis and other methodological work. The Analyst will select and coordinate external experts, organise data collections in collaboration with the PISA contractors and participating countries, and present results at PGB meetings and research conferences.

The Analyst will report to the Senior Analyst in charge of the RDI programme and of the PISA innovative domains.

Main responsibilities:

Project management, analysis and drafting:

  • Develop a project plan, schedule and budget for two of the four RDI projects.
  • Draft research papers contributing the outputs of two of the four RDI projects.
  • Select external consultants for the projects, draft terms of references for them, and review and edit their outputs.
  • Source data required for the projects including through the organisation of data-collection activities in collaboration with the PISA contractors and with participating countries, and analyse the data.
  • Contribute to the work of the team on the other RDI projects.
  • Contribute to the regular reports on the RDI activities to the PISA Governing Board.
  • Contribute to the development of the work programme for the next RDI cycle.
  • Contribute to other methodological work related to the PISA innovative domains.

Events organisation, communication and liaison:

  • Organise expert meetings, workshops and other events, including liaising with the experts, developing agendas and preparing presentations.
  • Support work on preparing contracts with experts and contractors.
  • Prepare short notes, website content and other dissemination material on the RDI programme.
  • Represent the OECD in relevant international and national settings, delivering presentations and disseminating the research through relevant channels.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Academic Background:

  • An advanced university degree in education research, economics, psychology, sociology, statistics, psychometrics, mathematics, computer science, data science.

Professional Background:

  • At least 3 years of working experience in policy and/or research in an international or national agency, university or research institute.
  • Experience in quantitative research methods and psychometrics.
  • Knowledge of large-scale educational assessments.
  • Experience with the organisation of meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Successful experience of working in a multicultural team and demonstrated good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong drafting skills and a capacity to produce high-quality analytical work.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals on related topics would be an asset.


  • Knowledge and experience in the use of software for data management and analysis.


  • Fluency in one of the two OECD official languages (English and French).





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