Economist – Liquidity Monitoring | Bank of Zambia | Lusaka, Zambia | Full Time


Bank of Zambia, an equal opportunity employer invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians to apply for the following vacant positions:

A. FINANCIAL MARKETS DEPARTMENT

1.0 ECONOMIST – LIQUIDITY MONITORING (HO) (1 POST)

GRADE: BOZ 5

Job Purpose

To monitor liquidity developments in order to ensure that they are in line with monetary policy objectives.

Main Accountabilities

  • Collect and consolidate liquidity forecasts and commercial banks actual transactions to derive market-wide liquidity status.
  • Determine the size of open market operations.
  • Monitor market-wide interbank rate for each day.
  • Participate in Meetings approving OMO recommendations.
  • Generate the liquidity influences table on a daily basis.
  • Keep track of the procedural changes in liquidity forecasting section and update the operations manual as and when changes occur.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc/BA in Economics; Banking and Finance or equivalent with 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’ Levels (Credit or better)

Key Knowledge and Attributes

  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Good research and analytical skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Networking skills.
  • Knowledge of financial and/or economic forecasting.
  • In depth knowledge of monetary policy and financial markets operations.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Bank of Zambia Conditions of Service will apply. Please note that all the positions are on Fixed Term Contract of Employment for three (3) years and renewable subject to good performance.

Only candidates who meet the above role specifications should apply enclosing their detailed curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of certificates to the undersigned not later than Monday, 6th August 2018.

Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director – Human Resources
Bank of Zambia
Bank Square
P.O BOX 30080
Lusaka