New Opportunity: Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment in Zambia
We have received a request from the European Commission for a project that could align with your expertise: The Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment in Zambia, 2020-2022. This project is integral to Zambia's strategy to enhance public financial management systems.
- Global Objective: To assess PFM performance in Zambia using the PEFA 2016 framework. The last PEFA assessment was in 2017.
- Specific Objectives:
- Provide an updated and clear picture of Zambia's PFM performance.
- Facilitate PFM dialogue among stakeholders.
- Offer evidence for government's PFM Reform Strategy and future partner support.
Location and Duration:
- Location: Lusaka, Zambia with some field missions within Lusaka province.
- Start Date: 14/01/2024
- Duration: 8 months (indicative end date: 10/09/2024)
- Team Composition: Three experts with master’s degrees (or equivalent) in relevant fields (economics, public administration, accounting, etc.).
- Professional Experience:
- At least one expert with experience in leading a project team in PFM.
- Expertise in PEFA methodology.
- Experience with budgetary and extra-budgetary units, public corporations, or state-owned enterprises.
- Specific professional experiences as outlined in the detailed requirements.
- Language Skills: Fluency in English (C1 level or equivalent) for all team members.
- CAT I Experts (8 years of PFM experience): 65 and 80 working days.
- CAT II Expert (5 years of experience in COMESA member states): 80 working days.
How to Apply: If you are interested, please indicate the position you are applying for and send an updated EU-formatted CV highlighting relevant experience. Also, include your desired fee rate and confirm your availability for the project period.
Application Deadline: 21/11/2023
This is a unique opportunity to contribute to Zambia's economic development and public financial management improvement. We look forward to your applications and the expertise you can bring to this crucial project.