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Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, www.worldbank.org.

The Governance Global Practice (GGP) brings together professionals in procurement, financial management, taxation, regulatory policy, transparency, digital governance, law and development, anticorruption, and social accountability to develop innovative, integrated solutions to pernicious institutional problems. The GGP utilizes a problem-driven diagnostic approach, combining global comparative knowledge of reform successes and failures with keen understanding of the institutional challenges and opportunities of developing countries. The GGP engages on core and cross cutting themes including Public Financial Management (PFM); Subnational/decentralization; State Owned Enterprises/Corporate Governance; Tax Administration; Fiduciary Assurance; Public Institutions; GOVTECH, Anticorruption, Open Government and Political Economy.

Public Finance and Procurement (EGVPF) Global Unit

The EGVPF Global Unit is responsible for issues related to public financial and investment management, procurement, standards and codes around transparent financial management in public and private sectors, corporate governance, state-owned enterprises, corporate financial reporting, tax administration and domestic resource mobilization, fiduciary assurance and governance in sectors.

As part of its mandate the unit Global Programs in its areas of responsibility, and these programs include:

• The Public Financial Management (PFM) Global Program • The Governance in Sectors Global Program

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• The candidate will report to the Practice Manager of the Global Governance Unit responsible for the Public Finance and Procurement for all technical and human resource-related matters. • The candidate will contribute to a wide range of work on the public financial management reform, supporting the Program Managers to coordinate the PFM and Governance in Sectors Global Programs with a particular focus on: • Developing and applying renewed approaches to Public Financial Management Reform with a focus on the role of public finance in development outcomes, including methodologies for mapping budgetary institutions and problem based, collaborative approaches to PFM reform. • Strengthening budget formulation and budget execution with a focus on enabling the budget to drive public sector results and delivery in different areas; and • Public financial management in sectors, developing and implementing approaches to addressing the financing constraints to service and infrastructure delivery. • S/he will build collaborative relationships with colleagues across the World Bank, including regional and sectoral practices as well as with key institutions, authorities, and other international partners while ensuring that the World Bank continues to fulfil its mandate.

The PFM Specialist will be expected to:

• Demonstrate solid understanding of public financial management and apply his/her experience and expertise to WB projects and analytics as assigned, including providing relevant, practical advice to project teams and senior government officials on PFM. • Contribute to the thought leadership for and the development and delivery of the GGP’s renewed approaches to PFM reform and provide technical leadership on the GGP’s agenda for budget formulation and execution. • Working specifically on the interface between sectoral service delivery, multi-level governance and PFM, contribute towards both research and practical guidance for clients and task teams on how budgetary institutions can drive sectoral results. • Cultivate strategic and collaborative relationships with EFI and GGP units, sectoral GPs, CMUs, client countries and Development partners to build coalitions of support to implement renewed approaches. • Contribute to the development and delivery of capacity building curricula for PFM, including agenda setting, creating presentations and course materials, and delivering training. • Support regional task teams in selected strategic PFM engagements, with a specific focus on PFM in sectors. • Provide technical inputs to analytic works and reports (conduct analysis, report findings, and develop policy recommendations), in close collaboration with the relevant TTLs and sector experts within and outside the Bank. • Mentor staff working on PFM and the wider GGP as needed. • Participate in global and regional events. • Undertake other analytical and administrative duties as may be assigned by the Practice Manager.

Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, www.worldbank.org.

The Governance Global Practice (GGP) brings together professionals in procurement, financial management, taxation, regulatory policy, transparency, digital governance, law and development, anticorruption, and social accountability to develop innovative, integrated solutions to pernicious institutional problems. The GGP utilizes a problem-driven diagnostic approach, combining global comparative knowledge of reform successes and failures with keen understanding of the institutional challenges and opportunities of developing countries. The GGP engages on core and cross cutting themes including Public Financial Management (PFM); Subnational/decentralization; State Owned Enterprises/Corporate Governance; Tax Administration; Fiduciary Assurance; Public Institutions; GOVTECH, Anticorruption, Open Government and Political Economy.

Public Finance and Procurement (EGVPF) Global Unit

The EGVPF Global Unit is responsible for issues related to public financial and investment management, procurement, standards and codes around transparent financial management in public and private sectors, corporate governance, state-owned enterprises, corporate financial reporting, tax administration and domestic resource mobilization, fiduciary assurance and governance in sectors.

As part of its mandate the unit Global Programs in its areas of responsibility, and these programs include:

• The Public Financial Management (PFM) Global Program • The Governance in Sectors Global Program

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• The candidate will report to the Practice Manager of the Global Governance Unit responsible for the Public Finance and Procurement for all technical and human resource-related matters. • The candidate will contribute to a wide range of work on the public financial management reform, supporting the Program Managers to coordinate the PFM and Governance in Sectors Global Programs with a particular focus on: • Developing and applying renewed approaches to Public Financial Management Reform with a focus on the role of public finance in development outcomes, including methodologies for mapping budgetary institutions and problem based, collaborative approaches to PFM reform. • Strengthening budget formulation and budget execution with a focus on enabling the budget to drive public sector results and delivery in different areas; and • Public financial management in sectors, developing and implementing approaches to addressing the financing constraints to service and infrastructure delivery. • S/he will build collaborative relationships with colleagues across the World Bank, including regional and sectoral practices as well as with key institutions, authorities, and other international partners while ensuring that the World Bank continues to fulfil its mandate.

The PFM Specialist will be expected to:

• Demonstrate solid understanding of public financial management and apply his/her experience and expertise to WB projects and analytics as assigned, including providing relevant, practical advice to project teams and senior government officials on PFM. • Contribute to the thought leadership for and the development and delivery of the GGP’s renewed approaches to PFM reform and provide technical leadership on the GGP’s agenda for budget formulation and execution. • Working specifically on the interface between sectoral service delivery, multi-level governance and PFM, contribute towards both research and practical guidance for clients and task teams on how budgetary institutions can drive sectoral results. • Cultivate strategic and collaborative relationships with EFI and GGP units, sectoral GPs, CMUs, client countries and Development partners to build coalitions of support to implement renewed approaches. • Contribute to the development and delivery of capacity building curricula for PFM, including agenda setting, creating presentations and course materials, and delivering training. • Support regional task teams in selected strategic PFM engagements, with a specific focus on PFM in sectors. • Provide technical inputs to analytic works and reports (conduct analysis, report findings, and develop policy recommendations), in close collaboration with the relevant TTLs and sector experts within and outside the Bank. • Mentor staff working on PFM and the wider GGP as needed. • Participate in global and regional events. • Undertake other analytical and administrative duties as may be assigned by the Practice Manager.

Selection Criteria

• An advanced degree (master’s/PhD) in economics, finance or a related field. • Minimum of eight years of relevant work experience. • Relevant professional experience at the national and regional levels in PFM, supporting government reform. • Work in a public sector organization in the fields of fiscal policy and public financial management • Specialized Public Financial Management expertise in the areas of budget formulation and execution. • Experience working in PFM in sectors such as health, education and/or water. • Experience in fiscal and institutional analysis, coalition building, and problem, based approaches to reform an advantage. • Experience of facilitating reform processes and working supporting reform in a flexible manner is strongly preferred. • Very good understanding of development partner, and World Bank instruments and processes; and • Excellent communication and reporting skills. • Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with member country authorities.

• An advanced degree (master’s/PhD) in economics, finance or a related field. • Minimum of eight years of relevant work experience. • Relevant professional experience at the national and regional levels in PFM, supporting government reform. • Work in a public sector organization in the fields of fiscal policy and public financial management • Specialized Public Financial Management expertise in the areas of budget formulation and execution. • Experience working in PFM in sectors such as health, education and/or water. • Experience in fiscal and institutional analysis, coalition building, and problem, based approaches to reform an advantage. • Experience of facilitating reform processes and working supporting reform in a flexible manner is strongly preferred. • Very good understanding of development partner, and World Bank instruments and processes; and • Excellent communication and reporting skills. • Ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with member country authorities.

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Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET appointment of three years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their third-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.

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