Financial Management Specialist (Individual Consultant)

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General Information

Côte d'Ivoire
   May 18, 2017
   May 31, 2017
   National procurement

Contact information

   Mr. Devinder Goyal
Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery (RDGS) African Development Bank Group 339 Witch Hazel Street, Highveld Extension 78, Centurion 0157, South Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
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Financial consultancy services   Financial management consultancy services  

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The African Development Bank Group (AfDB or the Bank) is a multilateral Bank engaged in reduction of poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the institution aims at assisting African countries – individually and collectively - in their efforts to achieve sustainable economic development and social progress. Combating poverty is at the heart of the continent’s efforts to attain sustainable economic growth.
The AfDB is intending to acquire the services of a Financial Management Specialist (FMS) to provide financial management technical assistance to the Bank portfolio primarily for Angola, Mozambique and Sao Tome during the complete project cycle activity of the projects financed by the Bank group. The assistance will include other PFM reforms to support the government’s efforts in addressing the projects financial management challenges in other countries in the Southern Africa region as necessary. The FMS will be based in Pretoria, South Africa and will administratively report to the Director General, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Office (RDGS) in Pretoria, South Africa. For technical matters relating to financial management issues the FMS would report and seek assistance from Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator/RDGS. The assignment is expected to start from 15 August 2017 and will be for duration of three (3) months with possibility of further extension of not more than three months subject to satisfactory performance of the consultant and availability of resources. The services required under the assignment includes but not limited to the following
a) Support Task Managers at all stages of project cycle activities for Bank financed projects, namely identification, preparation, appraisal, launching, implementation and supervisions;
b) Review and/or draft, financial management sections for a variety of project lending documents;
c) Conduct financial management capacity assessment of implementing units;
d) Participate in preparation and appraisal missions for specific projects;
e) Carry out supervision work to ensure that projects financial management systems are functioning appropriately;
f) Assist Bank staff in various financial management capacities building programmes for the Executing Agencies and staff of Government Departments as necessary;
g) Assist Bank staff in engaging with Government to hold dialogue on Public Financial Management Reforms;
h) Undertake other financial management related activities that may be assigned by the Director General, RDGS, Pretoria and/or Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator/RDGS.

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