Analyst – Domestic Markets

at Bank of Zambia
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Date Posted 25 January 2022
Category Accountancy
Job Type FULL TIME

Description

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

ANALYST – DOMESTIC MARKETS (1 POST), HO

GRADE: BoZM5

Job Purpose

To monitor and analyse developments in the domestic money and capital markets in order to provide appropriate advice regarding the implications of such developments on monetary policy implementation.

Main Accountabilities

  • Monitoring and analyzing activities in the domestic money, capital and foreign exchange markets.
  • Contribution to Governor’s speaking notes on developments in the domestic financial markets.
  • Preparation of the monthly financial market review.
  • Undertake research in domestic financial markets and monetary policy issues aimed at improving monetary policy implementation.
  • Preparation of analytical reports covering domestic bond markets, money markets, derivatives markets and other related credit markets.
  • Participate in preparing the Financial Market Quarterly report to the Board.
  • Analyze periodically the performance of Open Market Operations (OMO) with a view to enhancing monetary policy implementation.

Qualifications and Experience

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

Key Knowledge and Attributes

  • Understanding of monetary policy and financial markets.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skill
  • Presentation skills
  • Writing skills
  • Ability to network with market participants and create rapport with the market
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-confidence and ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Assertiveness with a high level of initiatives
  • Team worker

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

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 2 February 2022.  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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