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Economist

The Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Economist Zambia EI TI Secretariat.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and shall be responsible for:

Functions

  • Provide support and input in the analysis of data from the EI TI reporting process and other mining related data for the ZEITI Secretariat.
  • Collect and document mining and economic related information for the ZEITI Secretariat to assist the MSG in formulating policy recommendations to the government on the governance of the extractive sector.
  • Develop and manage a data base of economic and financial information collected from the mining sector and various government agencies
  • Produce regular briefs on the various macroeconomic indicators and other related information from the mining sector.
  • Initiate research in collaboration with other stakeholder on various topical issues in the country in relation to the extractive sector.
  • Prepare presentations on EI TI and mining related information for dissemination to stakeholders.
  • Provide support towards the development of various TORs for the implementation of the EITI in Zambia.
  • Provide support towards mainstreaming of EI TI data on various government and companies reporting platforms.
  • Provide support and input in the development of a sector wide financial model for EI TI stakeholders.
  • Provide administrative support to the ZEITI Secretariat such as preparing the agenda for meetings, organizing forums and outreach activities.

Qualifications

  • A full Grade Twelve Certificate;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics. A master’s degree in the related field is an added advantage.

Other Skills

  • Ability to conduct research, write reports and disseminate results
  • 5 years experience with Government or other organizations.
  • Computer Literate
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Application letters together with copies of academic and profession qualifications, copy of NRC and a detailed Curriculum Vitae should be submitted to the following address:

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development,

Government Complex,

12th Floor Lusaka.

Application deadline
21 Jan 15:00
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