Macro economy, Statistics and Public Finance Management experts (EU FWC Lot 11)

Worldwide
Apply by 30 December 2018
Senior-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 11 November 2014

Job Description

Title: Framework Contract BENEF 2013-2017: Lot 11 - Macro economy, Statistics and, Public finance management

In the framework of the here mentioned contract Transtec is publishing this general call for consultants with expertise in macro-economy, statistics and public finance, and who meet the requested criteria here described to send us their candidatures.

Context:

Multiple framework contract to recruit short-term services in the exclusive interest of third countries benefiting from European Union external aid. Transtec is Consortium partner for Lot 11: Macro economy, Statistics and, Public finance management

Required expertise:


Kindly note this announcement is a general call and is not a request for a specific mission / assignment.

If your profile has a crosscutting expertise between sections A and B in the list of sectors, we invite you to register or update your CV in our database via our website www.transtec.be. You could inform us of your two most preferred sectors listed within A and B in the section “Comments” which appears at the end of your online registration process on Transtec website.

List of sectors covered by LOT 11:


A. EXPERTISE:
As a minimum, the expertise is required to cover the entire project cycle:

1. programme or project design and implementation,
2. preparation of Terms of Reference (services) and technical annexes (works, supplies) and evaluation of offers (Procurement),
3. evaluation of grant proposals
4. evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), monitoring
5. (Cross-) sectoral policy analysis and reforms,
6. Macroeconomics,
7. Public financial management
8. legislation, regulations and law enforcement, approximation of legislation,
9. institutional capacity development,
10. training and research,
11. awareness-raising, (incl. information and communication)

B. TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

►Macro economy

1. Macroeconomic analysis / reforms (e.g. national accounts, fiscal, balance of payment, monetary)
2. Debt issues
3. Economic growth
4. Poverty analysis

►Statistics

5. National statistical systems (e.g. data collection, analysis, publishing, quality control),
6. Performance measurement and monitoring (e.g. indicators identification, setting targets, measurement of development results, quality control)

►Public financial management (PFM)

7. Assessment, diagnosis and reform of Public financial management, incl. PEFA framework
8. Audit (Internal and external)
9. Tax policy, revenue (e.g. direct and indirect, personal and corporate, excises)
10. Budgeting (e.g. policy, planning, preparation, execution, reporting and audit)
11. Public procurement
12. Public sector accounting systems (e.g. chart of accounts, single/double, cash/accruals)

General requirements per expert category:


Category I:

  • Qualifications and skills: Education at least Masters Degree or, in its absence, equivalent professional experience. The Specific ToR will further define the required education sector and type and duration of the equivalent experience (equivalent experience which must be above the general professional experience duration fixed below);
  • General professional experience: At least 12 years experience in the sector(s) related to the Lot;
  • Specific professional experience: The technical skills required shall be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Soft skills: If required, the soft skills (e.g. facilitation and communication skills) will be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Language skills: The language skills required for each assignment will be specified in the Specific ToR.

Category II:

  • Qualifications and skills: Education at least Masters Degree or, in its absence, equivalent professional experience. The Specific ToR will further define the required education sector and type and duration of the equivalent experience (equivalent experience which must be above the general professional experience duration fixed below);
  • General professional experience: At least 6 years experience in the sector(s) related to the Lot;
  • Specific professional experience: The technical skills required shall be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Soft skills: If required, the soft skills (e.g. facilitation and communication skills) will be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Language skills: The language skills required for each assignment will be specified in the Specific ToR.

Category III:

  • Qualifications and skills: Education or type of experience will be identified in the Specific ToR;
  • General professional experience: At least 3 years experience in the sector(s) related to the Lot;
  • Specific professional experience: The technical skills required shall be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Soft skills: If required, the soft skills (e.g. facilitation and communication skills) will be specified in the Specific ToR;
  • Language skills: The language skills required for each assignment will be specified in the Specific ToR.

All further inquiries could be addressed to Cecilia Rettagliata, Lot 11 Project Manager. Email: rettagliat@transtec.be

About the Organization

www.transtec.be

Similar Jobs