Organization: European Management Solutions
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Contract Duration: 3 years
Desired Appointment Date: As soon as possible
The Government of Mozambique is currently implementing a national Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) Programme with funding and support from the Department of International Development (DFID) through a £38.5 million programme of ‘Transforming Rural WASH in Mozambique’.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
An experienced manager is needed to lead implementation of an anticipated 3 year £23m contract to manage funding to Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) suppliers and sub-contractors, support procurement capacity development in provincial government, and to monitor and assess progress of ongoing works with government counterparts.
Project activities include:
Review procurement plans outlining tender activity at central and provincial level. Procurement plans will detail procurement processes to be followed, timelines and include all anticipated costs and budgets for each tender.
Plan and manage the flow of funds to appointed sub-contractors and suppliers, assess pre-financing requirements, and ensure process is followed and relevant approvals, bank guarantees and supporting documents are in place.
Provide capacity development support in the provinces where contracts are awarded and tenders issued. Targeted support will primarily focus on strengthening capacity in project/process management, procurement, evaluation and contracting.
Assess submitted documentation and evidence from sub-contractors and suppliers to trigger payments, and select specific contracts for field visits (audits) to verify that works activities have been carried out satisfactorily prior to payment.
Master’s Degree related to public policy/finance/governance or related;
Experience in engaging with government agencies or departments at national level, and in facilitating planning processes and stakeholder engagement;
Experience in fund management, including project management, monitoring and capacity development;
Experience (or exposure to) to public procurement policy, planning and processes. Audit and control;
Strong project management skills, with a focus on overall management and control, and budget management including forecasting;
Prior experience in Sub Saharan Africa countries is preferred.
How to apply:
To apply, qualified applicants should send a CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, under the title: DRS ref number NGO 45
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