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Agente pagador Millennium Challenge em Moçambique

Date Posted:04 Apr 2008
Organization:GFA Consulting Group GmbH
Country/Region:Mozambique
Apply By:25 Apr 2008
Contact Information : Email: m.l@gfa-group.de
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Job Level: Mid-Level

Job Opportunity: Senior Payment Specialist
Project Status: Awarded project
Project Title: MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE FUND;GOVERNMENT OF MOZAMBIQUE CONSULTING SERVICES - FISCAL AGENT
Period of Project: 1 year with 5 option years Duration of Assignment: 14.04.2008 or as soon as possible until 13.04.2009; with prolongation for up to 5 one-year options
Country: Mozambique Duty Station: Maputo, later possibly Nampula Job Code: MOS07MC156B / 5
Project description The Government of Mozambique will receive a grant from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to fund a contract to provide Fiscal Agent services to assist the Government of Mozambique to manage the Millennium Challenge Program (“Program”) in a transparent and fiscally sound way. For a 5 year period, the total programme cost is around $US 500 million. The Fiscal Agent shall act on behalf of the Millennium Challenge Account Government Authority (MCAGA) to provide a broad range of financial management services that are requested by MCAGA to implement the projects funded with the Grant funds (the “Program”). In this capacity the Fiscal Agent shall diligently oversee, discharge and perform all services necessary to achieve the optimum value for the monies expended by MCAGA, while ensuring that all financial transactions are conducted in strict compliance with principles, rules and procedures set out in the Compact and its Supplemental Agreements. We seek a long-term expert to start on 15 April or as soon as possible after this date on a one-year contract. Depending on the candidates’ qualifications and performance, an extension for the entire project duration (up to 6 years) is possible. Job Description The Senior Payment Specialist will support the team leader in the execution of the overall responsibilities of the contract. Moreover, the candidate will bear specific responsibility as follows: · final approval and authorization of all payments; · cash-flow / budget planning and fund utilization monitoring; · maintenance of filing system (physical and electronic) for all technical documents required for approval and authorization of payments; · resolution of all approval and authorization problems including participation with the Team Leader in any major problems and resolutions; · a payments procedures education program; · VAT issues and if exist VAT-related data entry staff · team participation in other requirements such as Fiscal Accountability Plan and Audit Plans Qualifications
The Senior Payment Specialist will at a minimum possess the following qualifications, skills and professional experience:
1. Master in Business Administration / Finance and Accounting and/or Certified Public/Chartered Accountant. Significant audit experience is an advantage.
2. Training in business, economics, finance, accounting, public administration, or related field.
3. Professional financial management qualification or specialized training.
4. Significant experience working as a financial management professional (approximately 8 years or more).
5. Excellent working experience with automated financial management applications. Experience with SunSystems is an advantage. 6. Fluency in both written and spoken English and Portuguese.
7. Working experience in similar countries. Working experience in Mozambique is an advantage.
8. Computer literate - Excel, Word and accounting packages, etc.
9. Knowledge and experience of contract and procurement procedures. Experience with US government regulation is an advantage.