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April 01, 2022

Regional PFM Advisor, the IMF’s Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC)

Regional PFM Advisor, the IMF’s Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC) 

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The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund is seeking an experienced public financial management (PFM) expert for a position in the Caribbean. The position is based at the IMF’s Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), in Barbados, covering 23 Caribbean countries. The advisor will contribute to capacity development (including the coordination and delivery of technical assistance (TA) and training) to the respective ministries of finance and related institutions. She/he will primarily support PFM institutional capacity development in these countries.

Specifically, the successful candidate should have experience of designing and implementing PFM reforms at the national level in one or more of the subject areas mentioned below:

  • Budget formulation, including medium-term fiscal and expenditure frameworks, and program budgeting;
  • Public investment management;
  • Fiscal risks;
  • Budget execution, including accounting and reporting;
  • Treasury systems, and cash and debt management;
  • Legislative framework for budgeting, treasury, debt and fiscal management;
  • Internal control and internal audit;
  • Government financial management information system.

Experience with PFM issues related to building climate resilience and gender budgeting would be an advantage.

She/he will need to liaise effectively with senior government officials, technical staff, and other TA providers. The advisor will be appointed for an initial minimum period of one year, renewable subject to satisfactory performance. She/he will work under the administrative supervision of the Center Coordinator and technical supervision of the Fiscal Affairs Department.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a relevant University degree or equivalent, preferably in economics, finance or accounting. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of 15 years of practical experience in a senior line or advisory position within a ministry of finance or international financial institution.

Applicants should: be proficient in English; have strong oral and written communication skills; have excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of a team; be able to maintain effective and cooperative relations with national authorities and donors at a senior level, to effectively transfer technical knowledge, and to handle sensitive issues with discretion in a multicultural environment. Experience in developing, organizing and conducting training courses and workshops would be desirable. A willingness to travel extensively will be necessary. Knowledge of PFM systems and reforms in the region and a thorough understanding of IMF TA strategies and practices will be highly desirable.

The selected candidate is expected to start his/her assignment in mid-June 2022.

Qualified candidates, not selected for this position, may be considered for short-term assignments or other resident advisor positions.

Department:

FADM2 Fiscal Affairs Department Public Financial Management II

Hiring For:

A11, A12, A13, A14

Link to apply

 

The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including age, creed, culture, disability, educational background, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, nationality, race, religion and beliefs, and sexual orientation.

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