Financial Secretary Office News

Financial Secretary Office News

Vacancy: Senior Economist (CLOSED)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Ministry of Economics and Financial Management as the Senior Economist. Reporting to the Economic Policy Advisor, the successful applicant will be required to lead staff in economic forecasting and analysis, and policy development across government.
Key focus areas of the position are:

  • Policy formulation and development, including analysis and provision of policy recommendations in response to economic and development issues.
  • Economic analysis, monitoring and reporting on trends in the national and regional economies, and research on the country’s macroeconomic environment.
  • Budget Development and coordination including analysis of budget initiatives.

The successful applicant will possess strong leadership skills, a Post-Graduate Degree in Economics or an equivalent field and strong experience in cost-benefit analysis of policy proposals and stakeholder engagement.

For a detailed job description please email Etuatina Drollett at etuatina.drollett@cookislands.gov.ck or uplift from MFEM. To be considered applicants must address the required qualifications and skills. Apply to the Financial Secretary with CV and email to Etuatina Drollett.  Applications close 3pm on 10 July 2017.


Vacancy: Treasurer

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) is seeking a leadership professional for the position of Treasurer, Revenue Management Division (RMD). who will report directly to the Financial Secretary. 

The ideal candidate will be a strong, influential leader with:

  • an understanding of Cook Islands tax and customs system and a passion for improving community outreach and the ability to demonstrate cultural awareness in all their actions; 
  • excellent stakeholder relationship skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the private sector and Government agencies to provide an exceptional client experience and deliver contemporary, professional and efficient outcomes; 
  • the ability to inspire and develop the people they lead, by managing performance and actively seeking relevant development opportunities and promoting a culture of continuous improvement; and
  • sound understanding of the nature and operations of the public sector, and strong communications skills

In addition, experience in working in small island economies and familiarity with the Tax Information Exchange Agreements and the BEPS Inclusive Framework and other international tax related agreements, would be an advantage. 

We offer a competitive remuneration package including allowances and superannuation, plus relocation costs. 

To obtain more information, including position description and remuneration, or the application process, please go to www.mfem.gov.ck/vacancy or email etuatina.drollett@cookislands.gov.ck. Applications close at 3.00pm Friday 30 June 2017.

 

Vacancy: Economic Analyst

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management as the economic analyst. This position reports to the Economic Policy Advisor, the successful applicant will be required to undertake economic forecasting and analysis, and assist in policy development across government. A Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or an equivalent field is required for this position. 

For a detailed job description visit the MFEM website: http://www.mfem.gov.ck/mfem-vacancies, or request an e-copy from etuatina.drollett@cookislands.gov.ck. To be considered, applicants must have the required qualifications and skills.
To apply, email your CV and covering letter to Etuatina.drollett@cookislands.gov.ck or post your application to Financial Secretary, PO Box 120 Rarotonga. Applications close 4pm 8 June 2017.