Linpico is seeking a Procurement and Accounting Specialist for our ongoing Support to Public Finance Management Reform project in Lesotho

Linpico is looking for a Procurement and Accounting Specialist for our ongoing Support to Public Finance Management Reform project in Lesotho.

OBJECTIVE: to contribute to the implementation of Lesotho’s national development agenda as embodied in the Vision 2020, which states that by the year 2020 “Lesotho shall be a stable democracy, a united and prosperous nation at peace with itself and its neighbours. It shall have a healthy and well developed human resource base, a strong economy, a well-managed environment and an established technological base”.

 

DURATION: August 2016-June 2018 (210 working days per year)

POSITION: Procurement and Accounting Specialist

Qualifications and skills

  • Preferably an Internationally recognised professional qualification in procurement (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply). Degree or equivalent qualification in finance.
  • Fluent  command of both written and spoken English
  • Computer Literate

General Professional Experience

  • Minimum of 10-years of general professional experience
  • Minimum of 5-years of project management experience and demonstrated management skills
  • Proven experience in all aspects of procurement related to development partner funded procurements
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing financial control and reporting systems
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and document drafting skills

Specific Professional Experience

  • Minimum of 10-years of experience in providing procurement support and advice
  • Minimum of 5-of the above years in a developing country environment (Sub-Saharan Africa experience would be an advantage)
  • Evidence of a comprehensive knowledge of the procurement rules of the EU, the AfDB and the WB
  • Evidence of setting up systems and financial control arrangements for accountability and transparency of financial transactions management
  • Experience in advising highest level of government officials and managers on procurement and financial control issues

Please send your CV to Mr. Ivan Linhart with the following reference “Lesotho Procurement and Accounting Specialist ” [email protected]  (copy [email protected]

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