Technical Advisor (m/f/d) Budget Management and Execution

Recruiter
pacific media
Location
Lusaka/Zambia
Salary
not nominated
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Ref
Job-ID P1533V625
Hours
Full Time

As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

 

For our operations in Lusaka/Zambia, we are looking for an

 

Technical Advisor (m/f/d) Budget Management and Execution

 

Job description

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Commission of the European Union, GIZ supports the Government of Zambia in the reform of public financial management. In this regard, the Good Financial Governance Programme provides technical advisory on Domestic Resource Mobilisation (DRM) as well as Expediture Management. Key partners are the Ministry of Finance (MoF), Ministry of National Planning (MNDP), selected line ministries as well as the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA).

 

Your tasks

  • Providing strategic and technical advisory to the Zambian Ministry of Finance, Ministry of National Development Planning and selected line ministries on public financial management with a focus on budget management and execution
  • Supporting programme management in reaching its objectives in the area of budget management and execution, i.e. on payroll management, financial reporting incl. performance budget management and reporting as well as commitment, cash and risk management
  • Supporting programme management in the preparation and execution of complex short-term advisory interventions in close cooperation with public financial management institutions
  • Designing, preparing and implementing workshops, trainings, seminars or other events
  • Preparing inputs for programme reporting including annual reports and other reports

 

Your profile

  • Degree in accounting, business, economics, public administration or a similar area of expertise
  • Sound knowledge of policy, legislative and framework conditions that support transparent, efficient and accountable budget execution and management
  • International advisory experience in payroll management, financial reporting incl. performance budget management and reporting and/or commitment; Cash and risk management would be an asset
  • Experience with public financial management and the political economy of Zambia is a strong advantage
  • Considerable experience in international development programmes and the coordination of multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in working in the health, agriculture or energy sectors is an added advantage
  • Proven team and people skills as well as diplomacy and tact to be able to communicate effectively with senior level officials
  • Excellent communication skills with good command of both spoken and written English

 

If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 05/02/2019

For further information: https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=42898

You can find this job under the Job-ID P1533V625

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