Sierra Leone - Public Finance Experts

In the frame of a bid currently under preparation, we are currently looking for 2 long-term experts (550 working days) :

Team Leader and senior public financial management expert

  • A degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Development studies or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. Postgraduate qualification preferred.
  • Ability to understand the political environment and build strong relationships with Government to achieve results.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong team leadership skills, including ability to create, motivate and manage a strong team, drive the strategic vision of the project, identify opportunities for impact and link up members of the team on joint tasks as appropriate
     
  • minimum 12 years of professional experience in public finance management reforms in developing countries
  • at least 5 years and preferably 10 years of experience within a ministry or public service/organization either as a public official/employee or external advisor/consultant in the context of Public Finance Management systems and reform processes such as: Strategic reporting on implementation and monitoring & evaluation of development strategies/plans; Development, revision and/or implementation of results monitoring frameworks; PFM reform strategies and reporting frameworks; Budget planning and formulation at Ministry of Finance or Sector Ministry level; Government accounting and reporting, including experience with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards; Budget planning and execution, including at the sector level (education and agriculture); Accounting and financial reporting; Public procurement reform; Payroll cleaning and manpower planning
  • Proven experience in the context of European Union budget support procedures.

  • Proven mentoring and advisory skills and an ability to ensure transfer of knowledge and skills in a PFM related context.

  • Experience working on PFM reform in developing countries, preferably in Sierra Leone or West Africa.

  • Experience as team leader on a project of similar size and scope, preferably in a similar context.

  • Experience in motivating and managing a team and driving a strong vision of work objectives throughout the life of the project.

Deputy Team Leader and senior public financial management expert

  • A degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Development studies or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. Postgraduate qualification preferred.

  • Ability to understand the political environment and build strong relationships with Government to achieve results.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • Skills in team management and project monitoring preferred but not essential.

  • A minimum of 10 but preferably 12 years’ experience in public financial management or related. Experience across a range of PFM areas beneficial, including experience in several of the following areas:

    • Monitoring and Evaluation of national development and sector plans.

    • Supporting PFM Reform efforts, including monitoring, training and reporting.

  • Experience carrying out EU budget support eligibility assessments, including performance indicators and data verification.

  • Proven mentoring and advisory skills and an ability to ensure transfer of knowledge and skills in a PFM related context.

  • Experience working on PFM reform in developing countries, preferably in Sierra Leone or West Africa.

In case of interest, please send updated CV in English to genevieve.lapage@agrer.com with reference 9752 - Sierra Leone

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