Action Health Incorporated (AHI) on the behalf of Partnership for Child Development (PCD) is short-listing applicants for the position of Public Finance Consultant, to provide accounting and fiscal management support on the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSF).
NHGSF Programme is a government-led, cost-effective school feeding programme that uses farm produce that is locally grown by smallholder farmers to feed pupils in public primary schools in Nigeria. Partnership for Child Development (PCD) is supporting the Federal Government to systematically integrate, scale-up and strengthen the Home-Grown School Feeding programmes in a cost-effective and sustainable manner at both federal and state levels.
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION AND KEYTASKS
The Public Finance Consultant will provide technical support to PCD Programme Team in accounting and fiscal management for NHGSF. The key tasks include:
(1) Comprehensive review of HGSF financing processes and systems including relevant M&E components with a specific focus on improving accountability and transparency.
(2) Identify and synthesize best international and regional practices and lessons learned and link them directly to the PFM project objective and activities.
(3) Design and test new tools for public financial management of HGSF in line with current systems.
LOCATION AND DURATION
The consultancy position is based in Abuja and the duration of this contract is 3 (three)months from 4th January 2018 to 31st March 2018 CONSULTANT(S)
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
(a) Degree in Economics, Financial Management or any other relevant field.
(b) Proven experience in PFM and fiscal system evaluations for public sector projects, preferably related to public service delivery.
(c) Experience with leading Accounting or Consulting firms is highly desirable.
(d) Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written)
(e) Statistical analysis skills and strong proficiency with data analysis.
(f) Report writing skills.
(g) Letter of application and CV should be sent as ONE file by email only to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject as PFM CONSULTANCY. All application should be addressed to:
Action Health Incorporated,
17 Lawal Street, Off Oweh Street,
Application closes on December 31st, 2017.