Economic Advisor

GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE

• Preparing policy briefs on macroeconomic, financial and monetary policy issues;
• Analyzing economic issues in close collaboration with State Departments responsible for Finance and Planning;
• Mobilizing resources to enhance the resource base for County Government;
• Contributing to the coordination of County Government’s relations with bilateral and multilateral donors;
• Conducting and/or coordinating economic research on topics of strategic interest to the Governor;
• Briefing the Governor on monthly basis on the latest developments and emerging issues;
• Advising Governor and the County Committees on all aspects of economic, financial and fiscal policy;
• Attending to sectorial issues related to regional and international co-operation;
• Providing advice on trade, international economic and financial market policies including addressing the impact of the global financial crisis;
• Providing policy advice on strategic policy and operational issues relating to economic development.
• Undertaking any other assignments as may be directed by the Governor;