Bank of Zambia
Posted Job
9 months ago

Senior Economist – Macroeconomic Analysis, Ho (X4)

Bank of Zambia, an equal opportunity employer invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians to apply for the following vacant positions:

Grade: Bozm6

Job Purpose

To produce analytical reports on macroeconomic developments and conduct research to ensure the provision of appropriate and timely monetary policy advice to the Bank in fulfilment of its mandate.

Main Accountabilities

  • Monitor and prepare high quality analytical reports on developments in the real economy, external, fiscal and monetary sectors in order to contribute to the Bank of Zambia’s effective formulation and conduct of monetary policy.
  • Generate forecasts of key macroeconomic indicators to enhance the formulation and conduct of the forward-looking monetary policy framework.
  • Prepare analytical reports on economic and financial developments for Government and other key stakeholders to support macroeconomic policy.
  • Conduct research on key aspects affecting the economy in order to contribute to the Bank’s effective formulation and conduct of monetary policy.

Qualifications and Experience

  • MSc/MA in Economics; or equivalent
  • Five (5) years relevant experience
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Levels (Credit or better)

Key Knowledge and Attributes

  • Strong command of macroeconomics and applied econometrics
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to publish research work in peer reviewed journals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Conditions of Service

Bank of Zambia Conditions of Service will apply. Please note that the positions are on Fixed Term Contracts of Employment for three (3) years and renewable subject to good performance.

Only candidates who meet the above job specifications should apply uploading their detailed curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of certificates to the undersigned:

Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Director – Human Resources,

Bank of Zambia,

Bank Square,

PO Box 30080,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
10 Feb 15:00

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