Assist South Africa in collaborating with SACU/SADC, etc., and enhance and improve bilateral relations.
The National Treasury of South Africa is hiring an Economist who would focus on Africa Economic Integration
- Salary: R527,298.00 – R617,622.00 per annum (Excl. benefits)
- Reference No: S073/2022
It is required that candidates possess a Grade 12 certificate along with either a National Diploma (equivalent to an NQF Level 6) or a Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to an NQF Level 7) in one of the following subjects: Economics or Political Science;
Three years’ experience in a development institution, policy area, or financial setting;
A thorough understanding of policy analysis and the formulation of drafting notes and cabinet memos;
Research and benchmarking knowledge.
Key Performance Areas
Prepare position papers on South Africa and the projected future of institutions such as SACU/SADC, among others. Provide inputs to cabinet memorandums and coordinate the inter-ministerial committee process as well as assistance in the formulation of regional integration agendas. Assist with the monitoring and development of profiles for member countries’ economies; Assist with the development of bilateral policy positions for member countries regarding finance and development.
Provide input to policy on cooperation with regional and global multilateral institutions to enhance the development of member countries; Assist in evaluating the costs associated with existing institutional arrangements and evaluating the benefits of participation; Assist with the establishment of a Secretariat to manage cooperation between the Ministries of Finance of member countries;
Coordinate payments of funds due to member countries, either through the revenue sharing formula or bilaterally.
Co-ordinate task teams from member countries for capacity building sessions; Assist with the coordination of dialogue between the Minister of Finance and counterparts from member countries; Distribute the Secretariat’s outputs for member consumption.
Assist in negotiations within and bilaterally with member countries; Coordinate and update internal publications.
Closing Date:22 May 2023