NEPAL PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STRENGTHENING PROGRAM (PFMSP)

SCOPE OF WORK FOR

Information Communication Technology (ICT) Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW:

DAI is looking for an ICT Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded Public Financial Management (PFM) program in Nepal. It is expected to be a five-year program beginning in late 2015 or early 2016. The position will be based in Kathmandu.

A resident Information Communication Technology Specialist to support all ICT related activities. The ICT specialist should have international experience related to: business processes analyses, systems interface and integration, IT security in government operations, development and management of e-government organizational structures and procedures, ICT solutions for e-government and PFM initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience with the development of accounting systems strengthening and national and district-level implementation in developing countries is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 12 years of relevant work experience; or Master’s Degree with 10 years of relevant work experience; or a PhD degree with 8 years of relevant work experience. Educational degrees shall be in information technology, ICT systems development, telecommunications or another relevant field.
  • Significant technical understanding of public financial management; policy advocacy experience; and strong knowledge or working experience providing assistance to Government/Ministry counterparts in Asian developing countries, experience in Nepal preferred.
  • Experience with Ministries of Finance via donors such as USAID, DFID, World Bank etc.
  • Fluency in English, including good writing skills; Fluency in Nepali preferred.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates should e-mail CV and cover letter to dairecruitasia@dai.com.

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