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January 12, 2011

IMF Job Offer: PFTAC Urgently Seeking Two PFM Advisors

Posted by Xavier Rame

The IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department is looking for up to two Public Financial Management (PFM) specialists to fill Resident Advisor positions at the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC), based in Suva, Fiji. The appointment term would be for a period of one year, on a renewable basis, subject to satisfactory performance.

The advisors’ work will cover all aspects of PFM including legal and regulatory environment; budget preparation; budget execution; internal control and audit; fiscal reporting, accounting, and treasury management; it may include using the PEFA Performance Measurement Framework.

Applicants should have:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects, in multiple countries, and with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage the work of short-term PFM experts.
  • Willingness to travel significantly as part of the assignment.
  • Ability to maintain effective and cooperative relations with national authorities and donors, and to handle sensitive issues with discretion in a multicultural environment.
  • A university degree in the relevant fields, if possible post-graduate.
  • Proficiency in English and strong oral and written communication skills (including electronic media).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and have the ability to work as part of a team.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • a minimum of ten years of relevant experience, including experience in a senior or advisory position within a ministry of finance, treasury, or a related budgetary institution;
  • actively managed, or participated in, the delivery of TA programs in a broad range of PFM areas;
  • experience in managing and overseeing TA work and coordinating with donors.

An extensive experience of the design and the delivery of assessments under PEFA PFM Performance Measurement Framework would be an asset.

Applications should be submitted online at www.imf.org/jobs by making explicit reference to Job No. 1100008 by January 31, 2011.

The IMF is an equal opportunities employer with operational policies in both cultural diversity and gender.

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