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Division: Economic Policy (EP)
Purpose: To initiate research on issues related to global macroeconomic
research themes and trends in the flow of goods, services, capital and people,
and the implications for South Africa’s own policies contributing to policy advice
on macroeconomic matters for integration into the economic framework for the
MTBPS and the National Budget.
SALARY : R1 162 200 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 is required coupled with a minimum Bachelor’s Degree (equivalent
to an NQF level 7) in any of the following disciplines: Economics or
Development Economics. A minimum of 5 years’ experience at a middle
management level (Deputy Director) obtained in a policy development and
analysis based on projected growth of the economy. Knowledge in conducting
research and analysis of economic trends and principles. Knowledge of South
African economic trends and sources of data and information. Successful
completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership
Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as
an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme, prior to finalisation of an appointment.

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DUTIES : Some key outputs include: Provide inputs on macroeconomic policy for the
Budget Review and Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement: Identify research
for integration into the policy stance in budget documentation. Provide inputs
on the macroeconomic strategy of the National Treasury. Provide specified
inputs and insight into the quarterly modelling and forecasting assumptions
process. Undertake economic research and policy analysis, and assessments
of government policy proposals: Identify and complete research papers and
notes that respond to global macroeconomic research themes and trends in
the flow of goods, services, capital and people, and the implications for South
Africa’s own policies. Contribute to the design of research agendas that allow
for deep understanding of South Africa’s economy in the global context. Identify

and review policies proposed by other parts of government that have
macroeconomic implications. Undertake research with external academic and
multilateral institutions in order to expand the pipeline of quality research
projects. Provide responses to external reviews of the South African economy,
requests for speeches, briefing notes and parliamentary questions: Provide
qualitative comments and assessments of research reports by the IMF, ratings
agencies, OECD and academia. Provide qualitative comments and
assessments of relevant research conducted outside the National Treasury.
Coordinate and provide inputs on responses to speeches, briefing notes and
parliamentary questions. Develop and maintain a database of information
relevant to the research subject area e.g., international comparator databases,

databases for monitoring the flow of goods, services, capital and people across
SA’s borders. Engage with internal and external stakeholders to advance the
development of economic policy and the objectives of the National Treasury:
Engage with key stakeholders on macroeconomic policy with thematic issues
of trade and economic integration the basis, including the SARB, Presidency,
Economic Cluster and NEDLAC. Engage with key internal and external roleplayers, including multilaterals, private sector economists, academia and civil
society. Undertake external training and engagements in order to strengthen
the National Treasury’s knowledge base.
ENQUIRIES : Enquiries Only: Recruitment.Enquries@treasury.gov.za (No applications)

APPLICATIONS : To apply visit:
CLOSING DATE : 20 October 2023 at 12:00 am (Midnight)
NOTE : The National Treasury utilises an e-Recruitment system, effective from 7 April
2021, which means all applicants must login/register to apply for positions as
we no longer accept applications via email or hand delivered/post. The
applicant’s profile on the e-Recruitment is equivalent to the newly approved
Z83 and it is the responsibility of applicants to ensure their profiles are fully
completed or their applications will not be considered, as per the DPSA
Practice Note. Certain documentations will still be required to be uploaded on
the system such as copies of all qualifications including National Senior

Certificate/Matric certificate, ID, etc., however these documents need not be
certified at point of application however certification will be required prior to
attending the interview. Please note: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts
will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the
Department. Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service SMS Preentry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government,
available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of appointment. All
qualifications, criminal and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all their foreign qualifications (this
includes O and A level certificates) evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA), not negotiable. The status of your application
will be visible on the e-Recruitment system. However, if you have not received
feedback from the National Treasury within 3 months of the closing date,
please regard your application as unsuccessful. NOTE: The National Treasury
reserves the right not to fill the below-mentioned posts or to put on hold a
position and/or to re-advertise a post. The National Treasury is compliant to
the requirements of POPIA

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