The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan General Budget Department
Curriculum vitae
Dr.Mohammad Ahmed Mostafa Al-Hazaimeh

Address
Amman - Jordan
Telephone: Office +962 6 5666050   
                   Mobile 0775900100
E-mail:      hazaimehh@yahoo.com
                 Dr.Mohammad.hazaimeh@gbd.gov.jo

Current Job
Director General, General Budget Department, Aug. 18, 2013 – Pres.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Finance, Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan, 2004
  • M.S. in Economics, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1993
  • B.A. in Economics, Yarmouk University, Irbid Jordan, 1987

Previous Experience
  • May 16, 2013 – Aug. 17, 2013
    Acting Director General, General Budget Department.
  • Jan. 23, 2010 – May 15, 2013
    Assistant Director General, General Budget Department.
  • Feb.1, 2009 – Jan. 22, 2010
    Economic Advisor, General Budget Department.
  • May 1, 2006 – Jan. 31, 2009
    Director of Economic Operations, First Strategieh Consulting.
  • May 1, 2005 – April 30, 2006
    Economic Advisor to Minister of Public Sector Development.
  • Feb. 21, 2005 – April 30, 2005
    Economic Advisor to Minister of Planning and International Cooperation.
  • June 1, 2004 – Feb. 20, 2005
    Head of Domestic Economy Division, Policies and Studies Department, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.        
  • March 1, 2002 – May 31, 2004
    Economic Researcher, Policies and Studies Department, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.
  • Jan. 1, 2002- April 31, 2006
    Senior Economist, Research Department, Central Bank of Jordan. 
  • Jan. 1, 1994 – Dec. 31, 2001
    Economic Researcher, Research Department, Central Bank of Jordan.
  • Sep. 1, 1993 – Dec. 31, 1993
    Economic Researcher, International Cooperation Department, Ministry Of Industry & Trade.
  • May 12, 1992 – June 16, 1993
    Researcher, Department of Statistics.

Training Courses

  • Macroeconomic Management and Fiscal Policy Issues in the Wake of the Global Crisis, IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance/Kuwait, May 29, 2011– June 9, 2011.
  • Performance Indicators Monitoring and Evaluation in Ministries and Government Departments, Arab Organization for Administrative Development/ Istanbul –Turkey, April 23, 2011- May 1, 2011.
  • Preperation and Follow up of Action Plans, Financial and Banking Training Institute / Arab Academy for Financial and Banking Sciences / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 7, 2010 - April 14, 2010.  
  • Fiscal Policy and the Global Financial and Economic Crisis, Arab Academy for Administrative Development / Sharja, UAE, Dec. 11, 2009 – Dec.18, 2009.
  • Financial Analysis for Public Sector Institutions, Arab Organization for Administrative Development/ Beirut – Lebanon April 5, 2009 – April 11, 2009.
  • Intensive English Language Learning Program, Colorado School for English Language Learning / Denver, Colorado, USA, Sept.4, 2006 -Dec.22, 2006.
  • Seminar on Economy Management, Ministry of Commerce of the Republic of China in cooperation with Peking University, Beijing-China, Nov. 18, 2004– Dec. 7, 2004.
  • Public Sector Policies and Economic Growth, Arab Monetary Fund, in cooperation with IMF Institute, Abu Dhabi, Dec. 9, 2002– Dec. 12, 2002.
  • Macroeconomic programming and polices, IMF/Washington, USA, July 30, 2001-Sept. 20, 2001.
  • Privatization Polices, Arab Institute for Planning / Washington, USA Nov. 4, 2000 -Nov.8, 2004.
  • Macroeconomic Policy and Management, Harvard Institute for International Development / Cambridge, USA, June 28, 1999–July 23, 1999.
  • Designing Microfinance Programs, Amir Program/USAID, in cooperation with Mas International Cooperation/Aqaba, March 7, 1999- March 11, 1999.
  • Human Resources Analysis, Arab Planning Institute/ Kuwait, Oct. 11, 1997-Oct. 15, 1997.
  • Designing Economic Stabilization & Adjustment Programs, Arab Monetary Fund/Abu Dhabi, March 22, 1997–April 9, 1997.
  • Methods of Mathematical & Statistical Analysis For Planners & Decision-Makers in The Arab Countries, The Arab Planning Institute, Kuwait, Sep. 30, 1995 –Oct. 16, 1995.

Research & Studies

  • An Evaluation of the Impact of Privatization on Financial and Operating Performance of Privatized Jordanian Companies, Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan, 2004.
  • Policies Aimed At Attracting Direct and Itneregional Investment in Jordan, A Joint Research Paper with Dr. Tayseer Al-smadi, ESCWA, 2003.
  • Measurement and Analysis of Total Factor Productivity of Jordan's Economy from 1976 to 2000, A Joint Research Paper with Dr. khalil Alain, Abhath Al-Yarmouk, Vol.19, No.4B, 2003.
  • Industrial Finance in Jordan, a joint research paper with the Task Force on Industrial Finance Constituted under the Jordan-Japan Cooperation Program on Industrial Development, 2000.
  • Plans & Policies of Jordanian Economy Competitiveness Development,  A joint Research Paper with Mr. Ismail Zaghlool, Arab Monetary Fund, 2000.
  • The Impact Of Foreign Trade On The Growth & Development Of Jordan's Manufacturing Sector, A Joint Research Paper With Dr. Waleed Hmedat, Studies Journal-University Of Jordan, No.3.June 1995.
  • Demand-Induced Industrial Growth in Jordan: Analytical Study, A Joint Research Paper With Dr. Waleed Hmedate, Abhath Al-Yarmouk, Vol.11, No.3, 1995.
  • Impact Of Foreign Trade on Growth & Development of the Manufacturing Sector in Jordan, Unpublished Master’s thesis, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1993.

Participation in working groups

  • Led a team formed by decision of H.E. the Minister of Finance to conduct a study on the financial position of public universities.
  • Led a team to prepare the Budget in-brief and Citizen Guide in collaboration with USAID-funded Fiscal Reform Project II.
  • Led a team to develop a report on identifying capital spending priorities in a number of governorates (Karak, Balqa, Ajloun) in cooperation with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ).
  • Led a working group to develop a report on the new format of the General Budget Law in cooperation with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ).
  • Led a team to prepare a study on capital expenditures in cooperation with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ).
  • Led a team to conduct a study on commitment control in the General Budget Law in cooperation with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ).
Latest news: 24/07/2018 Dialogue Sessions

GBD holds dialogue sessions for service recipients

13/06/2018 Royal Decree

Manpower By-law for Ministries, Government Departments and Units for the fiscal year 2018 endorsed by Royal Decree

13/05/2018 Prime minister instructs

Circular of His Excellency the Prime Minister to prepare the Draft General Budget Law and Draft Government Unit’s Budgets Law for 2019 has been issued

25/04/2018 Jadra University Delegation

Students Delegation from Jadarah University visits GBD

09/04/2018 Financial Order Issued

Financial Order No. (2) For the Years 2018 Issued

14/03/2018 Workshop

GBD holds a workshop on formulating Strategic Objectives and KPIs in the General Budget Document

04/02/2018 Honoring retired employees

GBD holds honoring ceremony for Department’s retired employees

01/02/2018 Budget transparency

Jordan progresses 8 points in the budget transparency standard within the International Open Budget Index Survey of 2017 (OBS)

30/01/2018 Workshop

GBD holds a workshop for its employees on the financial analysis