EU Support to the National Assembly - Zambia

Team Leader

Objectifs / Objectives

The purpose of the EU-funded contract this assignment is related to is to enhance the parliamentary budgetary oversight function and public awareness of (and access to) parliamentary activities and policy debates on Public Finance Management through the provision of technical assistance to the National Assembly of Zambia. Its objectives are (i) to contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth through increased mobilisation and effective use of domestic resources and to (ii) to improve accountability, transparency and effectiveness in the management of public resources, and increase domestic revenue.

profil / profile

Qualification et compétences / Qualification & skills

  • Master’s degree (university or equivalent institution or a recognised professional qualification in the field of accounting) and 15 years or Bachelors with 16 years professional experience in economics, accounting, public finance management
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English language
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications)

Expérience professionelle générale / General professional experience

  • Minimum fifteen years in public finance management
  • Experience in leading teams in public/private sector and in donor funded projects

Expérience professionelle spécifique / Specific professional experience

  • Experience with a parliament – as Member, official or external consultant/adviser (or supreme audit institution)
  • Experience in all the following fields:

– Mandate, functions and organisational arrangements of parliamentary committee systems
– Budget planning and formulation in context of parliamentary appropriation process
– Budget execution, accounting and reporting in context of parliamentary scrutiny.

Nombre total de jours travaillés / Total working days

To be specified

Période de la mission / Period of the assignment

36 months

Date de début / Starting date

August 2019

Lieu de mission / place of assignment

To be specified

Langue de travail / Working language

English

Candidatures / Applications

Applications (EU format CV and application letter, both in English) need to be submitted by e-mail to

titled: “Application for the position – Team Leader on EU Support to Zambian National Assembly”. References must be available on request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.