Invitation for Expression of Interest – Debt Management Unit | Economic Social and Sustainable Development Directorate
The Secretariat, through the Debt Management Unit (DMU), implements Commonwealth Secretariat’s capacity building programme in debt management in its member countries. The debt management assistance programme includes a range of policy advisory services and two in-house developed and maintained specialized debt management applications namely; Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System (CS-DRMS), and HORIZON. The programme facilitates promoting prudent and efficient debt management practices, reducing long-term debt servicing cost, lowering risks of debt distress, improving access to finance and promoting debt sustainability to member countries.
The debt management programme is essentially focused on three main thematic areas:
The Secretariat is seeking to establish a pool of specialists to support the delivery of the debt management programme. The specialist pool will be established for an initial period of three years; after which it will be reviewed and assessed for extension. The pool will be used to engage services of specialist consultants for the specific short-term assignments as per the needs emerging from time to time.
Scope of Work
DMU engages the services of specialists from time to time in the following focus areas: (a) policy advisory assistance to member countries in the areas of institutional arrangement, legal framework, development of the domestic debt market and contingent liability management and; (b) capacity building in the suite of the Secretariat’s debt management applications for debt recording, management and analysis.
The different areas of consultancies are as follows:
Please refer to the terms of reference for full information on these areas.
Interested firms or individuals are requested to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) along with:
How to Apply:
Interested experts/specialists and consultancy companies with expertise in the area of public debt management can submit a duly completed application form with detailed CV(s)and covering letter online.
Individuals and firms not shortlisted will be notified after a Specialist Pool evaluation process conducted by the Commonwealth Secretariat has been concluded.
Link to apply individual: https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/1034504
Link to apply company: https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/1034429
Deadline for applications is 17:00 BST on 23 October 2017.