Call for Experts - USAID/Uganda ARMSS Activity

  • Senior-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 1 October 2019

Job Description

Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) is seeking Technical Experts for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Accountability and Risk Management Support Services (ARMSS) Activity. The purpose of this IDIQ is to support USAID/Uganda efforts to strengthen the accountability and risk management of its development assistance activities in Uganda. Support will be provided in three areas: Third Party Monitoring, Risk Management, and Fiduciary Capacity Building.

Cardno is seeking experts in the fields of:

  • Programmatic and Financial Monitoring and Oversight
  • Risk Management
  • Audit (including Financial Audit, Value for Money Audit, Forensic Audit, Incurred Cost Audit, Internal Control Audit, Limited Scope Audit, and Internal USAID Audit)
  • Organizational Capacity Assessment
  • Capacity Building
  • Budget Planning
  • Design of Financial Management Systems and Internal Control Procedures
  • Legal, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks for Fiduciary Performance
  • Public Financial Management
  • Collaborating, Learning and Adapting

Applicants should indicate to which technical discipline(s) they are applying.

  • Minimum education Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Masters preferred);
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working on third party monitoring, risk management, and/or fiduciary capacity building issues in developing countries;
  • Professional certification in relevant fields preferred;
  • Experience in East Africa (Uganda experience highly preferred);
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.

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About the Organization

Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd., is part of Cardno’s Emerging Markets Division with international development assistance companies in Brisbane, Brussels, Jakarta, Melbourne, Nairobi, Oxford, Port Moresby, and Washington, DC. Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. was formerly Emerging Markets Group, Ltd. and brings nearly a 30-year history serving the objectives of bilateral and multilateral donors and private clients. The Emerging Markets Division brings together a broad range of experience and talent; a rich history of innovation, passion and commitment to international development and an established reputation for high quality demand and client driven services. Cardno’s Emerging Markets Division manages more than $750 million in current contracts and grants, brings together over 90 years of collective experience, and engages over 3,700 professionals in more than 100 countries. Cardno’s Emerging Markets Division currently implements over 130 projects globally.

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