Corporate Governance Consultant

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 820
Date Posted:Jun 11, 2018
Reference:MoF/MOSB/1
Closing Date:Jun 25, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Consulting
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Finance:

وزارت مالیه: وزارت مالیه نقش مشخص غرض ارائه خدمات به مردم افغانستان را دارد که عبارت از جمع آوری عواید و اداره امور مالی دولت میباشد. همچنان مدیریت درست مصارف و بسیج سازی عواید بیشتر غرض تأمین ثبات مالی از جمله اولویت های عمده این وزارت بشمار میرود. وزیر مالیه مسئولیت کنترول و مدیریت امور مالی و سایر صلاحیت های قانونی که توسط پارلمان به وی تفویض شده عهده دار میباشد. مسئولیت مدیریت ، نظارت ، کنترول و استقامت دهی تمام مسائل مربوط به امور مالی افغانستان به دوش وزیرمالیه گذاشته شده و شخص وي طبق قانون اداره مالی ومصارف عامه اجراات مینماید. وظایف وزارت مالیه دربرگیرنده موارد ذیل میباشد: • ایجاد سیستم های مالی ، طرزالعمل های محاسبوی و تادیاتی • اجرای تخصیص وجوه مالی بودجوی برای مصارف دولت ، حصول اطمینان ازمحاسبه دقیق و درست آن • ترتیب حسابات قطعیه برای هرسال مالی طبق قانون اداره مالی و مصارف عامه . یکی از اولویت کلیدی وزارت مالیه اداره سالم مصارف ، وصول اطمینان از خودکفای مالی می باشد. وزارت مالیه برای هرسال مالی چارچوب مالی میان مدت ویک چارچوب بودجوی مصارفاتی میا ن مدت راانکشاف وانرا تجدید می نماید . همچنان سقف بودجه مصارفاتی ادارات دولتی را به تفکیک بودجه عادی وانکشافی پیشکش وپلان جمع اوری مالیه .سایرمنابع عوایدی ، محصولی برای سالهای ۱۳۸۸الی۱۳۹۲ که باتوجه به اصل عدالت و مثمریت بنا یافته وتا حدی قابل ملاحظه ئی خود کفائی مالی ویک بخش از چارچوب مالی میان مدت 5ساله را به تصویر می کشد ترتیب داده است. وزارت مالیه، قوانین مالی ، مصارفاتی ، عوایدی ومحصولی رادر امورمحوله املاک عمل قرارداده ومقررات موضوعه مربوط به آنرا پذیرفته که میتوان ازقانون اداره مالی ومصارف عامه ،قانون گمرکات ،قانون تدارکات ، قانون عواید مالیات وسایرمقرره ها وطرزالعمل های مربوط به انها نام برد .

Job Summary:

1. Appraisal: The consultant will be responsible to analyze all the background data received (policies, guidelines, regulations, and corporate governance questionnaire), and carry out interviews to assess capacity as relevant for corporate governance.
2. Contribute to the preparation of a CG assessment report for each bank

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

2. Scope of Work
As part of the implementation of the strategy, the Ministry of Finance is recruiting a Corporate Governance (CG) Consultant. The CG Consultant is expected to provide the following services:

A. Support Corporate Governance assessment for (State Bank/s)
The consultant will be responsible for:
1. Appraisal: The consultant will be responsible to analyze all the background data received (policies, guidelines, regulations, and corporate governance questionnaire), and carry out interviews to assess capacity as relevant for corporate governance.
2. Contribute to the preparation of a CG assessment report for each bank
The detailed CG assessment of the SBs is to be performed covering the following areas in line with the World Bank Group (WBG) Corporate Governance Methodology:

Exercise of Ownership Rights by the State

Commitment to Good Corporate Governance Principles

Structure and Operation of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board

Control Environment

Transparency and Disclosure

Shareholders’ Rights

B. Focal point for coordination and implementation of CG actions for State Banks
As part of the overall strategy to modernize the state bank sector in Afghanistan, the GoIRA aims to strengthen the corporate governance framework and environment of SBs. The CG Consultant is expected to work with the Ministry of Finance (MoF), ensuring the appointment of competent Boards of Supervisors (BoS), strengthening the capacity of the BoS and enhancing the overall corporate governance environment of the SBs.
To this end, the consultant is expected to:

Coordinate the implementation of CG reforms with the different stakeholders.

Work closely with the Ministry of Finance, as well as the management and Boards of Supervisors of SBs, on the implementation of CG reforms.

Regularly report to MSB project leadership on implementation progress.

C. Coordinate the implementation of recommendations of the CG assessments for each SB
The Consultant, under guidance from MSB Project Leadership, will coordinate the implementation of the corporate governance recommendations arising from the CG assessment with SB management and BoS. In particular, the Consultant is expected to ensure that the timelines for recommendation implementation established in the CG assessment will be respected.

D. Develop Oversight function for State Banks within Ministry of Finance
The Consultant will be responsible for the development of a number of policies and procedures to enhance the Ministry capacity to oversee State Banks performance and help the ministry exercise its ownership function in the following key areas:

Performance monitoring

Financial and non-financial reporting

Appointment process and procedures

Organizational structure of the oversight function.

5. Deliverables and Timeline

The CG Consultant will report to the Project Director of the MSB project at the Ministry of Finance. The Consultant will be expected to be present in Kabul for at least 12 months over a 2-year period.

Break down of activities
Activity Timeline
A. CG diagnostics Completed within 4 months
B. Liaise with counterparts Throughout assignment
C. Implementation Support Following diagnostics
D. Develop Oversight Function Throughout assignment
The Consultant will submit quarterly progress report.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

4. Selection Criteria
The Consultant must meet the following requirements:

Thorough knowledge of corporate governance concepts for banks

Masters’ Degree in relevant field

At least ten (10) years of relevant experience in corporate governance and related reforms

Fluency in English.

Experience in working with Senior (Financial and non-Financial) Executives and Government officials

Experience in the implementation of complex, multi-year projects

Experience in SOE reforms a plus.

Selection Method:
Selection will be carried out through Limited Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants in accordance with paragraph 7.38 of the Bank’s Procurement Regulations for Borrowers for Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services dated July 1, 2016 (Procurement Regulations

Job Keywords:

Banking
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