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The PFM Blog Job Board posts job announcements relevant to our readers interest in PFM and closely related fields. Please note, that any inquires related to job announcements outside of the IMF should be directed toward the posting organization and not the IMF or IMF PFM Blog.

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Resident Advisor, Quito, Ecuador (Government Finance Statistic and Public Sector Debt Statistics)

The Resident Advisor will support the authorities and the Fund team in the close and timely monitoring of the finances of the consolidated public sector and its subsectors to inform policy analysis and formulation, as well as support the IMF’s surveillance and lending operations.

The successful candidate is expected to:

Offer tailored country advice and hands-on support for the compilation of fiscal data necessary for the close and timely monitoring of the state of the finances of all the levels of government comprising the public sector, including the consolidated central, general, non-financial, and overall public sector. This will involve developing validation procedures to ensure the consistency of above- and below-the line estimates for all consolidated levels of government, as well as the consistency between flows and stocks, especially gross debt.
In support of the primary task noted above, the Resident Advisor will provide training to assist relevant officials to achieve the outcomes of the project. The successful candidate will help build capacity on the ground across the relevant agencies involved in the preparation of the key fiscal aggregates. He/she will help coordinate timely provision of statistics from various subsectors of the nonfinancial public sector and train officials on compilation, consolidation, and consistency checks. He/she will support the soon-to-be established statistics unit and Chief Statistician, including through updating the training curriculum and ensuring ongoing training of new and existing staff.
Develop and implement a one-year work program and manage statistical CD in GFS and PSDS, including public sector balance sheet. In the process, he/she will be broadly guided by the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014) and Public Sector Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users (PSDSG), for the production of comprehensive, timely, reliable fiscal and debt statistics.
Coordinate CD activities with the relevant IMF Departments and with other advisors working on related CD fields. The GFS resident advisor will work in close collaboration with the PFM resident advisor and with relevant units in Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Ecuador to ensure the quality of the compilation process and compliance with the requirements for IMF surveillance and program purposes and policy formation.
Apply IMF standards and policies (and STA’s guidelines) in documenting CD activities.
The Resident Advisor is expected to be based in Quito, Ecuador. The successful candidate will work under the technical direction of STA staff at IMF headquarters.


The successful candidate should have an advanced university degree in economics, finance, statistics, or related fields. Knowledge of the GFSM 2014 and PSDS Guide concepts and principles, proven and extensive experience in the compilation of fiscal and debt data, as well as the ability to explain complicated concepts clearly are required. Strong relationship management and negotiating and influencing skills are critical for the position. Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent Spanish, and English oral and written communication skills, drive for results, and ability to work on various projects under tight deadlines are essential.

The following qualifications are desirable: (i) experience in managing capacity-building projects; (ii) experience in GFS and PSDS compilation practices in countries with similar GFS/PSDS challenges; (iii) background/experience in the areas of macro-fiscal policy and public sector budget and accounting; (iv) practical experience with countries that have limited capacities; and (v) familiarity with the synergies between GFS/PSDS and public financial management reforms.


STAGO Statistics Department Government Finance


Link to apply

The complete details and application process can be found at: 

Resident Advisor (Government Finance Statistic and Public Sector Debt Statistics)


Public Finance Economist for Child Rights in Oman (UNICEF)


Job description

• Support to Government of Oman in planning and budgeting with focus on social sectors’ spending
• Child sensitive (planning and budgeting) capacity building, and evidence-based advocacy for greater public investments in children and young people
• Ensure financing strategies and solutions for the new social protection system

Progress toward this overall objective is expressed through the achievement of specific objectives for the PF4C and social protection components, which together amount to a strategic policy and a spending review across the health, education, and social development. Each of the objectives is associated with an output in the form of a technical report, a short paper targeting high-level policy makers, and an easily accessible PowerPoint presentation

While these outputs put the emphasis on analytics and diagnostics, it is important that these outputs are produced in a fully collaborative manner with staff from both the MOF/Tawazun and the MOH and the MOE, and MOSD and that they are directly supporting all ministries involved. Doing so is a necessary condition to achieve the integration of policies, plans and their associated allocation of resources across the Ministries of Finance, Health, Education and MOSD.

Therefore, this assignment will report to Tawazun and UNICEF , and will collaborate with: (i) government counterparts, including the Ministry of Finance (MoF), social sector ministries; (ii) external partners, including the IMF, ILO , other UN agencies and civil society organizations; and (iii) UNICEF technical staff from program sections as well as from UNICEF’s regional office.

Required Skills and Experience

• Senior expertise in fiscal space programming and economic analysis.
• Senior expertise in Social Protection financing
• Senior expertise in social sector funding analysis, policy, and system efficiency.
• Senior expertise in the collection and analysis of financial data and information.
• Have excellent communication and advocacy skills.
• Have strong analytical and writing skills.
• Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
• Have experience working with multiple partners and agencies, and national governments in an international setting, familiarity with the MENA region is an asset.

Location and Duration

• Mostly in country presence
• The consultancy will be from September 15, 2021 to May  15, 2022

Link to apply

The complete details and application process can be found at:

The deadline for the submission is July 18, 2021.



Senior Expert, Public Finance Management and SDG Budgeting (UNDP)


Job description

Under the direct supervision of the SDG Finance Advisor, SDG Finance Sector Hub, and working closely with the other team members, the Senior Expert, Public Finance Management and SDG Budgeting will be responsible for the performance of  the following  functions and duties:

Required Skills and Experience

Master’s degree in finance, economics, development finance, applied social sciences or closely related field.

A minimum of 10 (ten) years of professional work experience in public finance research and analysis, public finance management, national budgeting, advising on public finance reforms or closely related areas.

Demonstrated work experience in Development Financing, Digital Financing, Private Financing for Development, Innovative Financing for Development and other closely related area.

Demonstrated work experience in developing countries context.

Additional skills and competencies

Experience working on SDG budgeting (selected sectors, cross-sector and/or overall SDGs framework) and Integrated National Financing Frameworks.
Experience working with Finance Ministries on Public Financial Management reforms in African and/or Asia-Pacific countries.
Previous work experience with UNDP / UN in similar functions.

Language requirement

Proficiency in the English language: excellent verbal, written and editing skills are required.
Working knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

Link to apply

The complete details and application process can be found at:

The deadline for the submission is July 29 2021



SOE Financial Oversight Expert


Job Description

The IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) is looking for an experienced expert to work as a State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Financial Oversight Advisor.


The purpose of this position is to support countries in sub-Saharan Africa to improve SOE fiscal risks management and strengthen SOE governance. This role will provide capacity development for technical staff in ministries of finance and related institutions, diagnostic and technical advice on legislation and procedures, and tools and guidance for SOE oversight.


This vacancy is for a one-year contractual position, which may be renewed, and frequent travel to beneficiary countries is required.

Link to Apply

The complete details and application process can be found at

Note that the deadline to apply is June 29, 2021. Other qualified candidates, not selected for this position, may be considered for short-term technical assistance assignments.




Mitigation and Carbon Pricing Consultant (UNDP)

Job Description

The consultant will be engaged for a period of 1 year and shall be based in Bangkok with some travel to the region. The consultant will be responsible within the team to plan for and manage the programme actions and workplan to mainstream mitigation considerations in the regional strengthening the governance of climate change finance programme for selected countries. This includes engaging with partners, providing specialised technical inputs as well as liaising with country governments and national institutions on relevant activities.  Specifically, she/he will support in managing and providing technical assistance on the following mitigation related activities

Academic Qualification

Advanced Degree (Master’s) in any of the following fields - taxation and fiscal policy, environmental economics, climate change, natural resource management, energy studies, and/or other relevant fields.

Professional Experience

Functional Competencies

Language requirement

Link to Apply

More information can be found here The deadline of the submission is on 5 April 2021.

For interested candidates, please download the document (offer letter and financial proposal to UNDP) here UNDP | Procurement Notices - 76293 - Mitigation and Carbon Pricing Co.