ToR Uganda 0043-11

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TA Support to the PFM Working Group Chair

LOCATION Uganda
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS E1 Senior Governance/PFM expert, CATI APPLY
E2 Junior PFM expert, CATIII APPLY
COMMENCEMENT 03/11/2014 To: 03/11/2015
MISSION DURATION
E1 60 work days
E2 96 work days
LANGUAGE  SKILLS Excellent written and spoken English
DEADLINE 20/09/2014 12:00:00 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are attached
ELIGIBLE NATIONALITIES All
OBSERVATIONS
  • Only short listed consultants will be replied to.
  • Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position
  • All experts must have at least regional experience
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D
Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the requirements of positions
If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

1 – Your up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.

2 – The country, no of position/field (s) you will apply for in the subject line of message

3 – Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.

4 – Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)   Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION
Profile: Expert 1–Senior Governance/PFM expert Categoy of expert          I Duration 60.00 working days

Requirements  Senior Governance/PFM expert

–  Senior governance/public policy/public finance management expert with proven expertise in budget support operations of the EU (team leader). Relevant experience in Uganda and working with Government of Uganda would be an asset.

Education: Should be qualified at least to master’s degree level in Economics, Public Finance Management, Public Policy or a related field.

Experience: The consultant must cover the expertise, skills and experience required to deliver quality results and outputs as defined above:

–  A minimum of 12 years experience in PFM, macroeconomics, compliance, budget transparency, oversight and accountability, domestic revenue mobilisation, and budget support in developing countries, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa;

–  Experience with EU aid modalities and procedures (EDF, PCM, and budget support, with up-to-date guidelines) including for example joint Government-Development Partner programmes, basket funds, cooperation with CSOs, among others, particularly in the accountability sector and Public Finance Management;

–  Experience in leading consultations with stakeholders and facilitating round table discussions, workshops or seminars;

–  Excellent management and communication skills; strong drafting ability for reports, notes, and synopses.

Language skills: Excellent written and spoken English.

The team leader will have the overall responsibility of the assignment. He/she will supervise and coordinate the work, and ensure the timely quality of the deliverables. In particular, the team leader will be responsible for assigning, if necessary, specific parts of the requested services between him/herself and the other team member.

Profile: Expert 2–Junior PFM expert Category of expert         III Duration             96.00 working days                

Requirements  Junior PFM expert

–  Junior public finance management expert, preferably with relevant experience and knowledge of the PFM and Accountability sector in Uganda and the wider EAC region.

Education: Should be qualified at least to bachelor degree level in Economics, Public Finance Management or a related field.

Experience: The consultant must cover the expertise, skills and experience required to deliver quality results and outputs as defined above:

–  A minimum of 3 years experience in PFM, macroeconomics, compliance, budget transparency, oversight and accountability, domestic revenue mobilisation, and budget support in developing countries, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa;

–  Experience with joint aid modalities and procedures including for example joint Government-Development Partner programmes, basket funds, cooperation with CSOs, among others, particularly in the accountability sector and Public Finance Management.

– Familiarity with EU aid modalities and procedures (EDF, PCM, budget support) would be an asset;

–  Experience in leading consultations with stakeholders and facilitating round table discussions, workshops or seminars;

–  Excellent communication skills; strong drafting ability for reports, notes, and synopses.

Language skills: Excellent written and spoken English.

EC rules applicable to any EC assignment

  • Working days are from Monday to Friday, if not indicated otherwise in the ToR
  • Per diem covers all expenses of the expert (local transport, hotel, meals, telecom, etc.) and it is only paid if the expert stay overnight.
  • International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class flight tickets