Senior expert in creating and developing economic models

in General Kabul ,Afghanistan Apply Before: September/30/2023

Opportunity Details



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1 Years

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Specialized Responsibilities:

1. Collaborating with the Economic Analysis and Policy Forecasting Division to determine the necessary data and information collection methods for the development of economic models from pertinent departments.

2. Establishing communication channels with international organizations regarding the creation and maintenance of economic models.

3. Overseeing and supervising the formulation of plans for economic model development.

4. Creating, adjusting, and managing economic models effectively.

5. Evaluating and updating existing models within the General Directorate of Fiscal and Macroeconomic Policy to align with departmental requirements.

6. Facilitating knowledge transfer to colleagues in the General Directorate through workshops, ensuring optimal utilization of developed economic models.

7. Coordinating with the Senior Model Development Specialist to establish joint economic and financial models when necessary.


Management Responsibilities:

1. Formulating and arranging monthly, quarterly, and annual work plans in alignment with the department's overarching objectives.

2. Transferring professional expertise to supervised staff through workshops, seminars, and on-the-job training.

3. Overseeing and assessing project implementations, identifying training needs, and enhancing the capabilities of staff and related departments.

4. Delivering monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, and when required, providing updates on departmental activities and accomplishments to keep department leadership informed.

5. Carrying out additional tasks as delegated by competent authorities in adherence to legal requirements, regulations, and the department's objectives.


Coordination Responsibilities:

1. Ensuring effective coordination among relevant departmental units and external entities on pertinent matters.

2. Coordinating potential alterations in policies related to the macroeconomy with the Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Commerce, and trade chambers.

3. Facilitating close coordination and collaboration with relevant departments on issues associated with statistics and macroeconomics to enhance forecasting accuracy.

Employment Criteria (Educational Level and Work Experience):

This job description complies with Articles 7, 8, and 34 of the Civil Service Law, considering the following conditions and qualifications:

Educational Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor's degree in economics (economic analysis and statistics), with a preference for higher academic degrees in the same field.

Work Experience: A minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

Essential Skills: Proficiency in one of the official languages (Pashto or Dari) and familiarity with English. Strong analytical and mathematical skills, in addition to proficiency in computer programs and models such as Python, R, SPSS, MATLAB, E-Views.


Submission Instructions:

Individuals who meet the requirements and are interested in this position may submit their CVs and applications to the following email address.


Note: Please remember to include the job title in the email subject and avoid attaching educational documents.


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Company Detail

The General Directorate of Financial and Economic Policy plays a pivotal role in guiding economic and financial decisions, acting as the government's financial advisor. They contribute to shaping policies, ensuring their effective implementation, and modifying how public funds are managed.


Annually, this team assembles the Financial Strategy Document, akin to a roadmap, providing a blueprint for how the government will manage its finances, including income and expenditure, in the upcoming year. They determine the financial targets for various government departments, based on their assessments of the economy, available opportunities, and resources.


Additionally, they engage in financial forecasting, attempting to anticipate the resources required to meet the government's medium-term commitments, which is invaluable during budget preparation. Should you ever require financial guidance, particularly regarding taxes and expenditure, these experts are at your service. They also disseminate comprehensive financial reports, offering a breakdown of revenue sources and expenditures. Their primary aim is to assist the government in making well-informed financial decisions.