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Budget and Transparency Lead – Liberia Good Governance Activity

Published on 24.11.2021

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Position : Budget and Transparency Lead – Liberia Good Governance Activity

Budget and Transparency Lead – Liberia Good Governance Activity

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Budget and Transparency Lead on an anticipated five-year USAID-funded project in Liberia. The Activity aims to strengthen the social contract with the Government of Liberia through decentralized governance and improved service delivery in select counties.

Responsibilities:

The Budget and Transparency Lead will provide technical guidance for all activities under component 4: budget transparency improved. S/he will enhance mechanisms for disclosure of fiscal information, strengthen systems for participatory budgeting, and increase citizens’ participation in budget processes.

  • It will be narrowly focused on four components:
  • Quality services delivered at the local level;
  •  Inclusive local development improved;
  •  Domestic resource mobilization improved; and
  •  Budget transparency improved.

This position will be full-time and based in Liberia.

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Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree or higher in finance, public administration, public policy or a related field.
  • At least seven (7) years of demonstrated technical expertise in change management, including developing and adapting budgeting systems and processes for greater transparency and citizen engagement.
  •  At least five (5) years of demonstrated technical expertise in capacity development and organizational system improvement of local governments and institutions.
  •  At least five (5) years of demonstrated technical expertise developing mechanisms for disclosure of fiscal information.
  • At least two (2) years of demonstrated technical expertise in community organizing.
  •  Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of government and civil society counterparts.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; fluency in local languages preferred.

* Liberian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 21,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

Job criteria for job ad : Budget and Transparency Lead – Liberia Good Governance Activity
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Advice, audit, accounting
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Montserrado
City : Liberia
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 1

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