Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
Qualifications Bachelor Degree
Industry Business, finance and economy
Reference REF NO: S028/2021
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Where to submit application
we no longer accept applications via email or hand delivered/post. Certain documentations will still be required to be uploaded on the system such copies need not be certified be certified at point of application (ID, Qualification etc.) however will be required prior to interviews. Please note: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of appointment. All Qualifications and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted. It is the applicants responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), not negotiable. The status of your application will be visible on the system. However, if you have not received feedback from the National Treasury within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. NOTE: The National Treasury reserves the right not fill the below-mentioned post/ to put on hold a position and/or to re-advertise a post.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum Degree in Economics/ Development Economics. A minimum 5 years experience at a middle management level (Deputy Director) obtained in a policy development and analysis; Knowledge in conducting research and analysis of economic trends and principles; and Knowledge of South African economic trends and sources of data and information, Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of an appointment. DUTIES: Some key Outputs include: Provide inputs on macroeconomic policy for the Budget Review and Medium Term Budget Policy Statement: Identify research for integration into the policy stance in budget documentation, Provide inputs on the macroeconomic strategy of the National Treasury, Provide specified inputs and insight into the quarterly modelling and forecasting assumptions process. Undertake economic research and policy analysis, and assessments of government policy proposals: Identify and complete research papers and notes that respond to South Africas macroeconomic trends and policies, Contribute to the design of research agendas that allow for deep understanding of South Africas macroeconomic challenges, Identify and review policies proposed by other parts of government that have macroeconomic implications, Undertake research with external academic and multilateral institutions in order to expand the pipeline of quality. Provide responses to external reviews of the South African economy, requests for speeches, briefing notes and parliamentary questions: Provide qualitative comments and assessments of research reports by the IMF, ratings agencies, OECD and academia, Provide qualitative comments and assessments of relevant research conducted outside the National Treasury. Coordinate and provide inputs on responses to speeches, briefing notes and parliamentary questions. Engage with internal and external stakeholders to advance the development of economic policy and the objectives of the National Treasury: Engage with key stakeholders on macroeconomic policy, including the SARB, Presidency, Economic Cluster and NEDLAC, Engage with key internal and external role-players, including multilaterals, private sector economists, academia, Undertake external training and engagements in order to strengthen the National Treasurys knowledge base
The Application deadline closed.