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‚Äôs 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.