Economist at Bank of Zambia

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Bank of Zambia

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


Job Purpose

To produce analytical reports and undertake short-term research to support monetary policy formulation.

Main Accountabilities

  • Produce analytical reports on macroeconomic developments to support monetary policy formulation.
  • Undertake short-term research on macroeconomic developments to support monetary policy formulation.
  • Collect macroeconomic data and maintain a database.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on economic developments.

Qualifications and Experience

  • MSc/MA/MPhil in Economics, Money and Banking or Monetary and Financial Economics or equivalent.
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with minimum five (5) ‘O’ Levels (credit or better).
  • Three (3) years’ relevant experience.

Key Knowledge and Attributes

  • Strong macroeconomic modelling and forecasting skills.
  • Ability to work in an intense deadline environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office and econometrics software.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously in a team.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Analytical thinking.


Bank of Zambia Conditions of Service will apply.

To Apply

Only candidates meeting the above role specifications are invited to apply online, Applicants’ detailed curriculum vitae (CV), scanned certified copies of certificates and National Registration Card MUST be attached to the online application. The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 June 2024.  Please note that only applications submitted online shall be considered.

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

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