Macro-Economic Director – Jowhar, Hirshabelle, Somalia


Macro-Economic Director – Jowhar, Hirshabelle, Somalia


Dowlad Goboleedka Hirshabelle Ee Soomaaliya

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Job Title: Macro-Economic Director
Ministry/ institution: Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Department: Macro-Economic
Grade Level & Classification: Grade 7
Reporting to: Director General
Salary: $803
Hours: 36 hrs per week
Location: Hirshabelle, Jowhar

Purpose of the position

To provide timely information and analytical support, including analysis of macroeconomic and fiscal data and share with the Director General of the Ministry to ensure that the Ministry is able to respond to changes in the economic environment and achieve required outcomes, and to support the Senior Economic Analyst in their advisory role to the director General and Departmental Directors with regards to macroeconomic and fiscal policy by conducting research.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Economic Analyst is required to carry out:

  • Fiscal Analysis:
  • Construct tables and analyse historical fiscal performance.
  • Produce timely fiscal information on a monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual basis.
  • Coordinate between the Ministry of Finance and other Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Hirshabelle State of Somalia, development/donor partners on macro-fiscal issues.
  • Analyse the performance of public expenditures through sector reviews, and analysis of public programs, where relevant.
  • Revenue Analysis:
  • Monitor and forecast revenue collection.
  • Assist with the preparation of a fiscal impact analysis for any proposed changes to the tax policy framework.
  • Provide analytical support to the Revenue Department and participate in discussions related to revenue issues;
  • Policy Analysis:
  • Assist with the development of the Medium-term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and participate in related budget preparation activities.
  • Ensure the consistency of the MTEF with government development plans by collecting and reviewing whole-of-government and Ministry plans.
  • Collect data on the economic performance of Hirshabelle State of Somalia, focusing on key trends in GDP, inflation, and unemployment using primary and secondary data collection methods.
  • Assist with the preparation of macroeconomic assumptions for the budget.
  • Data Management:
  • Develop and manage a database of macroeconomic and fiscal data relevant to the work of the Ministry of Finance, ensuring that data and analysis is readily available to Ministry of Finance Staff.
  • Participate and support audit reports for management response
  • Prepare Monthly and quarterly reports
  • Carry out any other assignment requested by the line manager and the Ministry Management

3.     Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, Finance, and/or related fields. Masters is desirable
  • 3 years’ experience of similar role in conducting research, particularly in the field of economics, including data collection, management, and quality assurance.

4.     Competencies

  • Sound knowledge of economics, especially macroeconomics and fiscal policy, with a clear understanding of literature on economics in developing contexts.
  • Proven ability to undertake a variety of data collection and analysis tasks and project-based activities that have impact on organizational objectives.
  • Ability to identify technical issues, particularly fiscal impact of changes of tax policies, think laterally and apply analytical skills to support the Senior Economic Analyst in the development of recommendations to the Permanent Secretary.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously, use sound judgement and set priorities to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with a diverse group of actors on various macroeconomic and fiscal policy related matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to work in a team.
  • Flexibility and ability work on multiple tasks/projects concurrently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in Somali and English language.
  • Good ethical values of Honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

How to apply

Please Click the Link and Fill the Application Form: APPLICATION-FORM.docx

Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to fill the form and send to by not later than 05th June 2021


  • Please quote the position you are applying for in the subject of the e-mail.
  • Application form should be sent as attachment in word format.
  • Female and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be required to come with your original academic and professional certificates during the interview day.
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