Economist Job post at Bank of Tanzania. The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania’s Central Bank is looking for suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the following vacant positions at the Head Office Dodoma, Sub Head Offices in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar and its Branches in Arusha, Mbeya, Mtwara, Mwanza and the BOT Academy, Mwanza.

Economist Job post at Bank of Tanzania

  • Reports to: Head of Division
  • Position: Economist – 13 Posts
  • Contract type: Permanent and Pensionable
  • Job Purpose: To collect and analyse financial and economic data, advise the Bank on economic decisions and develop models for economic forecasting.

Key Performance Areas:

  1. a)  Study, advise on or deal with various aspects of the economy comprising of production, prices, public finance, money and banking, international trade trends, and national debts;
  2. b)  Compile, analyse and interpret economic data using statistical methods, tools and other techniques;
  3. c)  Elaborate monetary, fiscal policies and external policies including balance of payments;
  4. d)  Analyse the public debt, including preparation of external debt sustainability and analysis, and advise policy makers on both domestic and external debt strategy;
  5. e)  Collaborate with the Ministry of Finance on all issues and policies regarding the public debt, negotiation for HIPC and Paris Club debt relief as well as monitor progress of the reduction following the completion point under the HIPC;
  6. f)  Advise on economic policy and courses of action to be followed in the light of analyses of present and foreseen economic factors;
  7. g)  Prepare economic papers for the Board of Directors of the Bank, reports and periodic publications including monthly economic bulletins, quarterly and annual reports;
  1. h)  Prepare papers that might from time to time be requested by the Government or collaborate with economic ministries and agencies of the Government in preparing such reports;
  2. i)  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education/Professional Qualifications required:

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Economics and Statistics or its equivalent from a recognized University with at least an Upper Second Class grade.

Candidate must have relevant post-qualification working experience of not less than six years.

General Conditions:

  1. a)  Applicants working in the public service must apply through their current employers. Applications not meeting this condition will be rejected forthwith;
  2. b)  Applicants must attach the following:
    1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contact addresses,

      emails and telephone numbers.

    2. Certified copies of Degree, Postgraduate, Advanced Diploma or

      Ordinary Diploma certificates.

    3. Certified copies of transcripts of Degree, postgraduate, Advanced

      Diploma or Ordinary Diploma.

    4. Certified copies of Form IV and Form VI National Examination

      Certificates. Form IV and form VI results slips are strictly not


    5. Certified Professional Certifications from respective professional


    6. Certified Birth Certificate.
    7. One recent passport-size photograph.
  3. c)  Applicants should indicate two reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
  4. d)  Certificates from foreign examination bodies for ordinary and advanced level education must be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  5. e)  Certificates from foreign Universities must be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  6. f)  Applicants are required to apply for one position only. Applicants who will apply for more than one position will be disqualified.
  7. g)  Applicants must indicate the position applied for on top of the envelope with the application letter.
  8. h)  Applicants are required to disclose relevant information in their applications. Giving false or incomplete information will lead to disqualification at any time during the recruitment process or after the appointment.
  9. i)  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a duly signed application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and certified certificates and transcripts to the following address:

  • Deputy Governor,
  • Administration and Internal Controls, Bank of Tanzania,
  • 2 Mirambo Street,
  • P.O.Box 2939,
  • 11884 DAR ES SALAAM.

Closing Date and Time: 16th June, 2023 at 16.00 hours.

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