Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) Expert

Corporate · Washington, District of Columbia
Department Corporate
Employment Type Consultant
Minimum Experience Experienced

**Local Country Nationals**


Short-term Consultant (25 days)


Total Level of Effort (LOE): 25 days between May and September 2020


DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm dedicated to development, with 35 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management (PFM).


DevTech is seeking to hire a local Sudanese Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) Expert to support an independent and objective-based USAID-funded PFM assessment in Sudan and to provide recommendations based on the findings of the assessment.


 


Minimum Requirements:


  • Experience working with or at the Sudanese Ministry of Finance and Tax Administration
  • Senior-level expertise in taxation, DRM, and public finance.
  • Expertise in tax policy and administration, analytic tools for tax system assessment
  • Knowledge of government spending, macroeconomy, budget systems, and IMF reporting.
  • 10 years’ experience in tax system strengthening and reform and leading teams.
  • 10 years’ experience in the planning and design of public financial management
  • Working knowledge of the USAID programming cycle and policies.


 Desired Experience:


  • Former tax administration staff
  • Extensive knowledge of the tax system including tax policy and administration in Sudan
  • Prior experience with customs administration
  • Prior experience in Sudan or other countries with similar context, strongly preferred


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Collect information and data about taxation system in Sudan, including reviewing documents and statistics.
  • Identify stakeholders including government counterparts and representatives of other donor organizations with whom the team must communicate.
  • Arrange virtual meetings between our international experts and counterparts in Sudan
  • Arrange live in-Sudan meetings between the team and counterparts, including government, private sector, civil society organizations, think tanks
  • Provide advice and assistance to international experts to:


  1. Ensure their understanding of domestic resource mobilization in Sudan
  2. Assess and diagnose technical and non-technical aspects of DRM
  3.  Prepare memos, papers, and assessments pertaining to DRM in Sudan


NOTE: This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.


 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Corporate
  • Employment Type
    Consultant
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced