The National Treasury has proposed a structure dubbed ‘The sustained socio-economic transformation for job creation and shared prosperity’ that would see 2117 youths got job opportunities across the Country.
In the strategic plan which covered the financial year 2018/2019 to 2022/2023, it is expected that the number of staff will increase to 5,210 both at the technical and administrative positions.
The new structure expects to increase the number of staff in the ministry to 5,210 both at the technical and administrative positions, from the current number of 3,093.
Other including the debt recording and settlement officers with only one serving official will be raised to 20.
Top job groups in the ministry that have vacant positions such as general investment and portfolio management and general economic planning will absorb one director in each position.
The ministry’s proposal comes a few weeks after the Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani stated that the government had stopped hiring for the next three years so as to reduce the wage bill.
To facilitate the implementation of this strategic plan, the National Treasury and Planning will have to develop donor engagement framework for increased resource mobilization and efficient utilization.