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Technical Specialist / Public Financial Management Specialist (Southern) – Zambia FHN

Technical Specialist / Public Financial Management Specialist (Southern) – Zambia FHN

Technical Specialist / Public Financial Management Specialist (Southern) – Zambia FHN

Abt Associates

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Abt Associates, a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development, seeks qualified candidates for the anticipated USAID Zambia Family Health and Nutrition program to improve the capacity of the public health system to sustainably deliver quality reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services (RMNCAH&N) across four provinces of Zambia.

Public Financial Management Specialist – 4 positions; one position in each of the following Provinces: Muchinga, Luapula, Southern and Eastern. This position will be based in Southern Province.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

The Public Financial Management specialist will support MOH in provinces and districts to strengthen the public financial management institutions, policies and processes that govern the use of public funds. He/she will work with sub-national MOH technical counterparts to strengthen provincial and district capacity for budget allocation, timely budget execution, and improved compliance with GRZ financial management and procurement systems. The position will provide technical assistance and mentoring to provincial, district and facility management and accounting personnel to reinforce the implementation of Government of Zambia public financial management systems and the NAV Dynamics accounting software.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, ACCA or equivalent; Master’s degree in Business Administration or Finance will be an added advantage
  • At least six years of experience with public financial management systems, ten years of experience preferred
  • Experience with USAID or other donor-funded programs is highly desirable
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)
  • Excellent computer, communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to write technical papers and reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • (6+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience

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