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Economic Analyst (Real Sector)

Date Posted: Oct 30, 2019

Job Description

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) is a member based business association with membership from all sectors of the Malawi economy. The Confederation’s mission is to advance the interests of businesses in Malawi through representation and provision of value adding services and its vision is, ‘a strong voice and catalyst for local, regional and global competitiveness of its member businesses’.

The Confederation would like to invite applications from ONLY suitably qualified and competitive candidates to fill the following vacancy that have arisen in its Directorates.

Position: Economic Analyst (Real Sector)

Job Purpose

The Economic Analyst (Real Sector), is responsible for assisting members to understand how the broad and specific economic developments affects the businesses of members either positively or otherwise. This involves examining the economy as a whole, analyzing trends of both lead and lag real sector indicators at firm and aggregate levels and extrapolating their potential impact on members’ businesses. He/she also tracks levels of production, investment, and other real sector variables and real sector related policies and their implications on members’ businesses.

Specific roles and responsibilities include the following
  • Collect and aggregate data on key real sector variables on a regular basis, analyze it using mathematical/ statistical/econometric models and techniques, and interpret it for members.
  • Forecast and interpret trends of key real sector variables and publish them for the benefit of the members
  • Distribute and collect survey questionnaires and summarize data and information collected therefrom for purposes of analysis.
  • Regularly follow up and produce reports on progress of decisions agreed between government and the Confederation.
  • Collect data On various economic variables and other relevant policies, laws and regulations, analyze it and disseminate results to members.
  • Attend relevant policy related meetings, workshops and seminars on behalf of the Confederation as and when assigned by the Head, Real Sector and Macroeconomic Policy or any senior officer of the Confederation.

Qualifications, Competences and Personal Attributes
  • Bachelor degree in economics from a recognized university with at least three years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use common economic/ statistical/econometric analysis software packages such as SPSS, Stata and E-Views.
  • Ability to write economic articles, present economic data, and interpret economic data for non-economic audience.
  • Ability to work with others in a multicultural setting.

Mode of Application

MCCCI offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with the qualification and experience of the candidate and the demands of the job. ONLY those who meet the minimum qualification and experience requirements for the above positions should apply. Detailed Job Descriptions can be obtained on request. Applications which are accompanied by Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees should be sent to:

The Chief Executive, Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and industry through the following email address ONLY,


clearly indicating the job being applied for in the SUBJECT line, not later than Friday, 8th November 2019.

MCCCI is an equal opportunities employer.

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