Senior Technical Advisor 1 (Grade J – Project Management) NGO Jobs – RTI International

Organisation: RTI
International
Duty Station: Gulu,
Uganda

About US:

RTI International is
one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the
human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than
3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in
more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education
and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international
development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and
laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide on-site technical support and assistance in the design,
    development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of training and
    technical assistance programming and project activities to the district
    local governments and their respective lower local governments.
  • To give hands on support to local governments in the LRM assessments,
    enumeration, registration and assessment of local revenue sources,
    updating of tax registries, record keeping and accounting for locally
    raised revenues and creating a tax paying culture through tax education.
  • To train and mentor DRPs including coordinating and overseeing the
    DRPs in supporting lower local governments in on the thematic area.
  • Provide capacity strengthening of districts in fiscal management
    including integrating donor resources into the planning process.
  • To mentor local governments in financial management and reporting
    including use of the Integrated Financial Management Information’s
    Systems, single treasury accounts, PBS
  • To provide technical support to districts on implementation of
    action plans and recommendations from Audit reports and outreaches
    supported under component 1 for improved audit processes
  • To support the accounting officers, PDUs, user departments,
    contracts committee members in public procurement and disposal of public
    procedures resulting in improved, implementation of procurement and
    disposal procedures.
  • Identify and share best practices and promote evidence-based
    programming in the development of GAPP interventions in the target local
    governments.
  • Support and/or undertake monitoring and evaluation data collection activities
    in target districts.
  • Coordinate component 1 and 2 activities in the target local
    governments in related area
  • As needed facilitate, coordinate, and participate in district
    specific evaluations, conferences, seminars, or other activities related
    to the program.
  • Maintain regular contacts and communication with local government
    officials in the assigned local government providing on the spot,
    demand-driven technical assistance.
  • Continuous identification policy issues affecting LGs and then
    coordinating them with Component 1
  • Writing monthly, quarterly and 
    annual reports on the operation of component 2 in the assigned
    region
  • Writing component 2 GAPP success stories in coordination with CLA
  • Perform other duties and tasks as requested by the Local Government
    Program Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Public finance
    management, public administration and six years of experience in finance
    management in the public sector or a B
    achelor’s Degree and 10 years of experience in public finance
    management at the local level or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to concentrate in long formal meetings and make reports
    thereof
  • Flexibility to travel within the GAPP districts and work well with
    public officers
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal hours sometimes
  • Dependability, reliability and high integrity
How to Apply:
all suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online
at the link below.
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