Budget Advisor

  Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1871
Date Posted:Jun 24, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) was established in 1973 by Vincent V. Checchi to promote social and economic development in developing and transitional countries around the world. Since its inception, the company has completed more than 300 long-term contracts in a wide range of program areas in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, including projects in many fragile and post-conflict states. Today the company specializes in rule of law, anti-corruption, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. The company’s principal client is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). While the company’s practice areas have changed over the years, Vincent Checchi’s original vision continues to inspire and inform our work. We utilize a practical, results-oriented approach that emphasizes sustainable development, guided by our core values of integrity and commitment to excellence. Checchi staff members combine the technical expertise, depth of experience, cultural sensitivity and dedication needed to work effectively in some of the world’s most challenging development environments. Ultimately, we strive to improve people’s lives through outcomes that result in more just, stable and democratic societies.

Job Summary:

The Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) Project is working with the Afghanistan Supreme Court (SC) to strengthen the Court’s administrative capacity to manage its Administration and Finance and human resources functions. The Budget Advisor will assist the Supreme Court to develop and implement relevant strategies and interventions, and find solutions to existing issues to improve the budgeting system, specially the development budget system, and develop the capacity of current budget staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop and implement relevant strategies and interventions

Identify solutions to existing problems to improve budgeting system in Supreme Court

Provide technical advice and guidance to budget directorate staff.

Develop Budget Improvement Work Plan

Conduct budgeting department business process review needs assessment and develop improved policies and procedures

Determine data needed by management to make most informed budgeting decisions

Conduct training for senior court leadership on budgeting, financial monitoring and reporting, performance monitoring and evaluation, procurement and contract management and strategic planning and more effective use of the MOF Financial Management Information System (AFMIS).

Strong ability to provide technical coaching and mentoring to relevant employees.

Job Requirement:

University degree in business administration or public administration with major in finance, ACCA certified or its equivalent degree with 5 years of working experience or having Bachelor degree with 7 years of relevant experience.

Level 4 English ability.

Ability to design, develop and deliver different types of trainings related to Budget, and provide coaching and mentoring to budget department employees.

Preferably familiar with justice and judicial sectors of the country.

Ability to communicate with and work effectively with the senior officials of the government.

Strong communication skills, including interpersonal written and oral English.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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