Technical Advisor, Public Financial Management Specialist

  Management Systems International (MSI)
  Afghanistan Unspecified 227
Date Posted:Dec 4, 2010
Closing Date:Jan 1, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government Advisory
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Management Systems International (MSI):


Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.

Job Summary:

Project/Proposal Summary:
The overall objective of the Assistance to Afghanistan’s Anticorruption Authority (4A) Project is to build the capacity of the High Office of Oversight (HOO). This USAID-sponsored program seeks to train HOO staff and improve upon the laws and procedures to ensure that the HOO is a strong and effective institution, able to lead, monitor, coordinate, and report on efforts to combat corruption across the country. In particular, MSI will support improvements in the HOO’s institutional development; support the HOO in carrying out its priority responsibilities in asset registration and verification, complaints management, investigations, and coordination and monitoring of the anticorruption performance of other government agencies; provide support in establishing a regional presence for the HOO; and assist in publicizing the HOO’s activities.

Position Summary:
Provide expert technical support to HOO to develop and strengthen its collection, analysis, verification, and reporting of government officials’ declarations of their personal financial assets.

**This a local position. Only candidates with Afghan citizenship will be considered.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Take the lead in providing expert technical advice to HOO staff counterparts to improve asset declaration and verification procedures;
• Assess legal requirements for implementing the asset verification strategy;
• Develop procedures to improve government officials’ compliance with asset registration;
• Identify data required and develop procedures to conduct verification of asset data;
• Develop cooperative relationships with other government agencies.

Job Requirement:

• Experience and training in public financial management approaches;
• Experience using and analyzing government budget, tax, property, and banking databases;
• Experience designing and conducting analytical procedures;
• Experience working and coordinating with government departments to obtain and share information;
• Experience developing and conducting training for government officials.

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