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Economic Researcher (SOG/ST6)

Date Posted
17th March 2017
Reference
VAC-25273
Sector
Consulting & Project Management, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are being invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Economic Researcher (SOG/ST6) in the Financial Regulations Division of this Ministry.

Job Description

MAIN DUTIES:

  • To research issues relating to financial sector regulation and development and keep the Divisional Director up-to-date with emerging international financial and economic trends;
  • To evaluate and give recommendations on proposals submitted by various NGOs, government agencies and financial institutions;
  • To prepare policy papers on issues relating to financial sector regulation;
  • To consult with relevant stakeholders on financial sector issues, as necessary;
  • To research on areas requiring revisions to financial sector regulation and policy framework;
  • To provide advice on policies to regulate both the deposit taking and non-bank financial institutions in Jamaica.
  • To represent the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service at various meetings dealing with the financial sector;
  • To facilitate the gazetting of financial sector legislation

 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Sound knowledge of government economic policies
  • Knowledge of research methodologies
  • knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Public Sector Management or equivalent qualifications.
  • Three (3) years’  related experience.

 

REMUNERATION PACKAGE:

  • Salary: $1,361,593 - $1,618,506.00 per annum
  • Travelling: $ 707,448.00 per annum

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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