Job Description

The Governance Global Practice brings together professionals in procurement, financial management, taxation, public management, regulatory policy, open and accountable government, citizen engagement, digital governance, law and development, anticorruption, and social accountability to develop innovative, integrated solutions to pernicious institutional problems.

Selection Criteria

·  Demonstrated experience in positions of increasing complexity and responsibility in public sector management and governance

Senior Specialist – at least 8 years + advanced degree

Specialist – at least 5 years + advanced degree

·  Advanced Degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field; ideally procurement, public administration, political science, economics, law or related discipline.

·  Deep understanding and familiarity with the broader governance and public sector agenda. Expertise in at least one of the following areas: 

o  Reform of administrative system and related institutional development.

o  Public sector performance, monitoring & evaluation, oversight.

o  Local government development and decentralization.

o  Public expenditure and investment management.

o  Corporate governance of State-owned Enterprises.

o  Fiscal transparency and open government (including citizen engagements and parliamentary oversight). 

o  Regulatory governance modalities, reforms and tools.

o  Rule of Law and justice administration.

·  Good knowledge of ‘best practices’, trends, and emerging lessons in economic policy, public sector/economic governance reforms, and experience in developing ‘best fit’ solutions adapting knowledge to client needs and local context.