Senior Public Sector Specialist.
The World Bank
há 5 dias

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Country Management Unit Context

The AECC2 country management unit (CMU) covers 4 countries (Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sao Tome and Principe) 3 of which are International Development Association (IDA) countries, with higher rates of poverty.

More information on Angola :

More information on Burundi :

More information on Congo, Democratic Republic :

More information on Sao Tome and Principe :

Duties and Accountabilities

You will be under the supervision of the Governance Practice Manager (PM) for the EAEG2 Unit (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, South Africa) and will be part of the in-country team that develops and implements EAEG2’s lending and analytical program, primarily in Angola and Sao Tome e Principe.

You will work in coordination with other EAEG2 team members based in Washington DC and the other AECC2 country offices, as well as with colleagues from Procurement and other Global Practices.

The Senior Public Sector Specialist plays the following important roles :

  • Lead policy and operational dialogue with country authorities in the engagements related to public finance (expenditure management, domestic resource mobilization, fiscal decentralization, SOE governance);
  • public administration (civil service reform, sub-national governance); and public accountability (citizen engagement, oversight institutions, transparency, anticorruption);
  • Co- task team leader for specific lending or analytical tasks; and
  • Member of the country team for Governance related matters
  • Selection Criteria

    The selected candidate will have significant, directly relevant, experience including :

  • Across governance business lines, with a focus on public finance, public administration and public accountability arrangements
  • Across World Bank operational instruments : Development Policy, Program for Results, Investment Projects, and Trust Funds
  • Advisory Services and Analytics
  • Team leadership, coordination, coaching, mentoring of more junior staff
  • Specialized expertise in the areas of budget formulation and execution, public sector accounting and auditing, fiscal decentralization and domestic resource mobilization.
  • In addition, the following minimum education and experience criteria apply :

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., public administration, economics, accounting, finance, law)
  • 8 years of relevant professional experience
  • Fluency in Portuguese
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