Public Financial Management (PFM) Advisor, USAID/Niger Resilient Governance Activity

Proposals Niamey, Niger


Description

About IREX:

IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $90 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Summary of Position:

IREX seeks qualified Public Financial Management (PFM) Advisor candidates for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded program in Niger which will address locally-driven approaches to enhance the effectiveness of municipal governments, including service delivery, accountability and ability to mobilize financial and human resources, as well as encouraging citizen engagement in communal governance. The PFM Advisor will be based in Niamey and will work closely with the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to ensure communal governments more accountably plan, manage and execute budgets, ensure provision of basic services, and mobilize financial and human resources in support of locally-determined development priorities.

Only citizens of Niger or expatriates with Nigerien residency and work authorization will be considered. This position is contingent on funding.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in public administration, economics, finance, business administration, or a related field
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in public financial management in Niger
  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical assistance, capacity building, mentorship, change management, and training in PFM systems and processes
  • Previous experience supporting government revenue generation and expenditure systems
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Deep contextual understanding of municipal governance in Niger
  • Established professional relationships with municipal officials working in the local governance sector
  • Experience working on international donor-funded programs highly preferred
  • Ability to coordinate different stakeholders in a complex working environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills including ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French required; proficiency in Arabic, Hausa and/or local languages a plus

To Apply:

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