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1. Contributing to the development of the Financial Strategy document in consultation with the Financial Policy Directorate, the General Budget Directorate, and other relevant departments within the Ministry of Finance to align the budget with financial and economic objectives.
2. Monitoring the preparation of quarterly reports on the macroeconomy for the Ministry's leadership to track ongoing economic developments.
3. Ensuring coordination with the Central Bank of Afghanistan, the National Statistics Office, and other agencies to obtain data and conduct analyses of revenue balances, exchange rates, and the real sector.
4. Reviewing forecasts of the economic situation and engaging in negotiations with relevant authorities to align with the country's economic development plans.
5. Ensuring the preparation of analytical reports and forecasts of potential economic risks annually and presenting solutions.
6. Reviewing economic and social policy analyses (e.g., poverty reduction programs, employment growth, and facilitation initiatives) with consideration of Afghanistan's development goals.
7. Strengthening relationships with various entities and other government departments to support the relevant Directorate's work.
8. Monitoring and reviewing quantitative and qualitative analysis of unemployment, poverty, political economy, and other significant economic matters using economic and financial models.
9. Publishing articles to discuss the economic impacts of government decisions, policies, or agreements.
10. Overseeing the creation, development, adaptation, and management of economic and financial models.
11. Supervising the study of existing models within the General Directorate of Fiscal and Macroeconomic Policy and ensuring their adjustment and updates according to departmental requirements.
1. Preparing and organizing monthly, quarterly, and annual work plans in alignment with the department's overall plan to achieve set objectives.
2. Accountability for work activities and ensuring transparency within the relevant department in accordance with the country's laws.
3. Transferring professional skills through workshops, seminars, and on-the-job training to staff under supervision.
4. Identifying and proposing budgetary needs based on the annual work plan of the Directorate.
5. Achieving the goals and objectives of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy in the relevant work area.
6. Leading and providing timely and precise information on the implementation of activities within the affected departments to the department's information access law.
7. Leading, managing, and evaluating the activities of staff under supervision, determining training needs, and enhancing the capacities of the departments under supervision.
8. Providing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, and when necessary, delivering updates on the activities and accomplishments of the respective department to keep departmental leadership informed.
9. Carrying out other duties assigned by competent authorities in accordance with laws, regulations, and the department's objectives.
1. Ensuring coordination and strengthening relationships among relevant departmental heads, external entities, and multilateral institutions for better alignment and advancement of tasks.
Employment Conditions (Educational Level and Work Experience):
This job description has been prepared in compliance with Articles 7, 8, and 34 of the Civil Service Law, taking into account the following conditions and requirements:
Educational Qualifications: Possession of at least a bachelor's degree in fields such as economics, public policy, commerce management, general administration, taxation, or other related fields. Higher academic degrees in the mentioned fields are preferred.
Work Experience: Having a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
Required Skills: Proficiency in one of the official languages (Pashto or Dari) and familiarity with English. Strong analytical and mathematical skills, along with computer skills, especially in programs like Excel, Access, and E-Views.
Interested individuals who meet the requirements can submit their CVs along with their applications to the following email address.
Note: Please specify the job title in the email subject and do not attach educational documents.
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.