The Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides Capacity Development (CD) support to IMF member countries in several Public Finance areas, including public Financial Management, tax policy and revenue Administration, and expenditure policy. FAD's CD program is the largest in the IMF and relies significantly on donor financing. To help manage the CD program, FAD is seeking a Technical Assistance Officer for its Resource and Information Management Division. The contractual position, which is at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., will be for an initial period of two years, renewable for a maximum cumulative period of four years pending business need and incumbent performance.
Working closely with FAD's senior staff and TA divisions, the selected candidate will help manage and administer FAD's CD program, including: (i) formulating the annual work program and monitoring its execution; (ii) supporting mobilization of donor financing, including preparation of project proposals and budgets, in consultation with other FAD divisions and Fund departments; and coordinating reporting on implementation progress to donors; (iii) preparing project budgets and monitoring financial performance; (iv) contributing to development and drafting of CD policies and processes; (v) helping produce outreach material on CD activities; and (vi) participating in Fund-wide initiatives on CD issues.
The selected candidate will be working within a team while being responsible within the division for 1-2 regions, including working with the IMF's regional capacity development centers within the region(s).
Applicants should have an advanced degree or a university degree supplemented by a minimum of six years of relevant professional experience; excellent analytical and quantitative skills; experience in planning and Project Management; strong oral and written communication skills in English; ability to set priorities, work under pressure, and manage a number of tasks concurrently within tight deadlines; and ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Preference will be given to candidates who have a minimum of 4 years of practical experience; who have actively managed, or participated in, the delivery of CD programs ideally in the fiscal area; and who can additionally show experience in managing and overseeing CD work and Coordination with donors.