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Key Experts: TA for the PFM Capacity Development Programme for Improved Service Delivery (South Africa), South Africa

Job Details

Country: 
South Africa
Position: 
Key Experts: TA for the PFM Capacity Development Programme for Improved Service Delivery (South Africa)
Department: 
Governance and Economic Development
Status: 
Forecast
Published: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Deadline: 
2019-05-31
Name of project: 
Technical Assistance for the Public FinancialManagement Capacity Development Programme for Improved Service Delivery
Task description: 

Applicants are expected to consider the attached Action Fiche closely when highlighting their relevant experience in their EU-format CVs.

 The purpose of this project is to:

  • professionalize the public finance management within all spheres of government (national, provincial and local) with respect to expenditure and revenue management, procurement/supply chain management, asset management, and internal audit.
  • enhance the capacity of Provincial Treasuries to perform their capacity building roles with respect to provincial departments and municipalities
  • improve the capacity of municipalities to manage public funds and deliver services

 

Qualifications: 

We are currently looking for a potential key expert meeting the following minimum requirements:

Qualifications and skills

  • Master-level degree in Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration or any other discipline relevant for this assignment;
  • Excellent command of English

Professional experience

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a senior management position in international projects on Public Financial Management
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as Key Expert in an EU-funded projects
  • experience with implementation, monitoring and evaluation of public financial management capacity building at all three spheres of government
  • In-depth understanding of Public Sector Reform in South Africa will be advantageous;
  • experience working in South Africa or a country with similar PFM challenge
  • Expertise in at least 2 out of the following 9 areas of PFM
    • Management Accounting (planning and budgeting)
    • Revenue Management
    • Expenditure Management
    • Asset Management (movable and immovable)
    • Financial Accounting
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Internal Control
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Internal Audit
Other information: 

If you are interested please submit your updated and tailored CV in EU format (template below) as well as a signed privacy statement to

Please be aware that we can only consider and contact qualifying applicants.

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