Budget Policy Specialist

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Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

Job Summary

Analyze both national and local government economic policies to inform CSBAG research, advocacy strategies.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Deadline of this Job: 19th June 2019   

JOB DETAILS: 
Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) through the support from its various development partners intends to recruit additional staff to fill the position of Budget Policy Specialist
REPORTING TO: Program Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Program Assistant. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Analyze both national and local government economic policies to inform CSBAG research, advocacy strategies.
• Actively engage in national and local level economic policy dialogues and using CSBAG experiences/research to inform economic policy discussions.

• Provide strategic input into the development of CSBAG’s budget advocacy agenda.
• Contribute to CSBAG’s efforts to strengthen networks by establishing and maintaining relationships with CSBAG members and partners, Governments,
• development partners for a collective voice on people-centered budgeting
• Collect and analyze macro-economic information and, make high-quality policy proposals, most notably in relation to pro-poor economic growth.
• Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice, to generate evidence-based budget proposals that are pro-poor, thus enhancing the economic policy impact of CSBAG.
• Be actively involved in the preparation of relevant knowledge products through written and electronic media to support CSBAG Advocacy
• Represent CSBAG in relevant economic policy development and accountability forums
• Build the capacity of CSBAG members and partners through and providing technical support in budget analysis
• Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as reasonably required. It is important to note that the responsibilities may change to meet the evolving needs of CSBAG.
• To participate in fundraising for the organization, identify and develop partnerships and alliances relevant to programs and organization in general
• Timely reporting to development partners as per project contracts
• Any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor or Executive Director

GENERIC COMPETENCIES
• Commitment to the vision and mission of CSBAG
• Effective time management
• Integrity
• Self-drive and initiative
• Proactive and result-oriented
• Ability to multitask with minimum supervision
• Ability to conduct an economic analysis

QUALIFICATIONS 
• An Advanced University degree in the area of Economics or Public Finance Management
• A bachelor’s degree in the area of Economics or any related field in combination with an additional 2 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


Job application procedure
Interested candidates should prepare a) A implication letter; b) A CV only; please do not attach
copies of certificates at this stage.
Submissions should be delivered by email to hr@csbag.org  with subject line Senior Finance officer-
Compliance, or The Budget Policy Specialist by 500pm on 19th June 2019. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
CSBAG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER FEMALES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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