National Treasury Careers – Deputy Director General

Website National Treasury of South Africa

Job Description:

  • To promote macro-economic stability and job creation, advise on fiscal, monetary, sectoral and real economic policies including overseeing economic modelling on the impact of such policies and forecasting for the annual budget,
  • To research, analyse and recommend monetary, labour market and macroeconomic policy interventions in the evaluation of real sector economic developments based on applicable policies and targets monitoring global development architecture and practices that impact on developing countries.?

Job Responsibilities:

  • Propose interventions that will stimulate economic growth and enable future projections for utilisation and implementation.
  • Provide inputs and advice on trade, labour and monetary policies for consideration,
  • Monitor and developing an exchange rate monetary policy framework to support competitiveness, price stability and economic growth,
  • Provide support to the Ministry in respect of speeches, presentations and briefing notes,
  • Establish an economic research capacity in conjunction with academic research institutions to promote growth,
  • Provide macro-economic forecasts figures for budgetary inputs,
  • Initiate macroeconomic forecasts interventions for possible integration into the National Budget,
  • Initiate research on a range of identified modelling simulations for implementation,
  • Develop and implement macroeconomic models and enhance capacity in the refinement of existing models,
  • Establish a secure data facility for the usage e of tax administration and other data.
  • Provide comprehensive inputs to the MTBPS and National Budget processes,
  • Manage the collaborative programme “Southern Africa-towards inclusive economic development with stakeholders,
  • Conduct research on a broad range of economic policy determinations for implementation,
  • Develop policy that support sustainable economic growth, enhance employment creation, equality and transformation.
  • Analyse macro and micro economic policy and monitoring and advice on their integration in all sectors of the economy.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience of economic analysis and research,
  • 8 – 10 years relevant Senior Management experience with 5 years’ experience in policy research and broad understanding of economics,
  • An appropriate post graduate degree (NQF level 8) in Economics / Public Finance / Public Policy/ Business Administration / Management recognised by SAQA,
  • Problem solving and innovative capability,
  • Knowledge and experience of econometrics principles and dissemination of statistical data sources,
  • Knowledge and experience of a broad understanding of economics principles and applied mathematics,
  • Extensive knowledge of budget systems and government accounting methods,
  • Training in Econometrics will be an added advantage,
  • The ability to persuade and negotiate at all levels,
  • Policy formulation and analysis,
  • The ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders and network widely,
  • Extensive knowledge of economic analysis and research for government departments, agencies, public sector regulators, financial institutions, research institutions of academic institutions,
  • Sound strategic leadership and visionary capability,

Job Details:

Company: National Treasury of South Africa

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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