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Fresh Jobs At Ghana Economic Policy Analysis and Research

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7 Oct, 2016

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

A newly established not-for-profit policy analysis and research institute, Ghana Economic Policy analysis and research institute (GEPARI) invites applications from experienced highly motivated dynamic and resourceful Ghanaians to fill the following position

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Macro-economist

Job Summary

The main function of the position is to assist in improving public policy for growth, equity and poverty eduction through macroenomic policy analysis and research, capacity building and networking.

Duties / Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Macroeonomist will serve as the Deputy Executive Director and perform the following functions:

•   Prepare and implement the institute’s annual budget and work plan
•   Coordinate the preparation and publication of the institute’s flagship Ghana Economic Report
•   Coordinate the development and maintenance of a macro-economic policy analysis and forecasting
•   Undertake independent or collaborative quality and publishable research on topical issues affecting the Ghanaian economy and advise government, businesses, and individuals on key economic issues
•   Assist with M&E activities of the institute
•   Any other function as may be assigned by the Executive Director or the Steering Committee

Qualification Required & Experience


The candidate should have a PhD in one of the following: Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics-Economics Development Economics, Public Econommics or any other related fields:

•   At least 5 years of post-qualification working experience including at least 2 years in a senior management position
•   Superior quantitative skills, ability to develop and maintain macro-economic models, deep understanding of time series and cross-sectional analyses and ability to work with household data
•   Ability to use econometric software including Eviews, Stata, SPSS, etc
•   Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team and relate to a wide range of stakeholders (donors, clients and staff)

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Applications and CVs with the position being applied for clearly marked should be addressed to:

Private Mail Bag,
PMB 61, Ministries, Accra

Soft copies of the applications should be addressed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 October, 2016

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