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Director, Macro-economic Statistics - Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat)

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Job Description

Job Summary

The candidate will be Reporting To: Director-General

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Providing technical and administrative oversight of the Macro-Economic Division;
  • Plan and provide guidance and supervision to the development of macro-economic statistics, as well as the Division's methodological and research work, and lead relevant in the production of reports, surveys and publications;
  • Production of macroeconomics statistics intel to national accounts statistics, labour statistics, prices statistics, balance of payments and finance statistics;
  • Establish, develop and maintain strategic partnerships with external data providers and users from all sectors; Prepare annual program of work, objectives and priorities, budget documents and direct the Division's activities,
  • Advocacy for statistics and assessing methodology to satisfy user demands;
  • Develop Of improve calculation methodologies of indicators in accordance with international standards;
  • Ensure the quality of produced economic statistics adhere to international best practices; and Ensure the implementation of relevant Acts, Procedures and regulations

Qualifications And Experience

  • A Master's degree in Economics or equivalent with a quantitative bias is a most At least 10 years of relevant post qualification experience of which five (5) years should have been at managerial level
  • Thorough knowledge of the main economic data sources, and ability to source data and tell a story with the data Experience of utilising quantitative (economic, econometric, statistical) techniques
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Knowledge of international best practices in censuses and surveys
  • Proven ability to creatively respond to problems and to mobilize other actors to respond where necessary;
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills, and ability to work effectively with internal, external partners in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentational skills; and Strong computer skills.

How To Apply

Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications, current CVs and certified copies of their qualifications by end of day 5 September 2022 to: 


Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT)

18TH Floor Kaguvi Building

Corner Simon Muzenda Street and Central Avenue

P.O BOX CY 342 Causeway Harare

OR Apply on email:  

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