Team Leader- Public Financial Management Support Programme IIin Pakistan
3d ago

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-

how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is currently applying for the EU funded tender Public Financial Management Support Programme II (PFM II) in Pakistan.

The objective of this project is to help improve inclusive service delivery through technical assistance to support the Pakistani federal level as well as the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan to strengthen their public financial management as well as their federal, provincial and sector strategies.

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The Team Leader will be responsible for the overall project management and implementation.

Qualifications :

A University degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Public Policy and Administration or equivalent.

The person appointed will have extensive experience in managing complex external technical assistance projects.

Very good team management skills, communication and facilitation skills, adaptability and social awareness.

The team leader will further have to demonstrate the ability to mobilise and manage technical specialists as short-term experts for delivering the various technical tasks under each project component.

Full working knowledge of English and excellent report writing skills.

General professional experience

At least 10 years of professional experience in development assistance in developing countries in projects and programmes in public financial management.

Preferably minimum 10 years team leader experience in managing large projects (preferably projects with an individual budget above EUR 6 million each) and ability to coordinate with Government authorities and other donors and international financial institutions.

Working experience in Pakistan is considered an asset.

Specific professional experience :

Preferably minimum 10 years of specific professional experience in public financial management reform and institutional capacity building.

Experience in the following areas is an asset : MTBF and output based budgeting, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, institutional and civil service reforms, PEFA framework, debt management, audit (internal and external), revenue collection, statistics, taxation, public procurement, legislation, regulation, law enforcement, public sector accounting systems and corruption.


The operational base for the project will most likely be Islamabad. Activities will also take place in other parts of Pakistan.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Please send us an updated CV in EuropeAid format in English.

About us

We create prospects for people and with people. As GIZ has an international mandate, we offer a multicultural working environment.

We are committed service providers and dedicated professionals, even under difficult circumstances. We take pride in enabling our employees to develop their professional and personal skills.

There are plenty of reasons to join our motivated team ranging from the diverse challenges you will face on a daily basis in one of our 130 partner countries, to the broad scope you will have for shaping your work.

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