Foreign Relations Expert
Foreign Relations Expert
|Title:||Foreign Relations Expert|
|Duration:||12 Months fulltime|
|Exp.:||2019-07-16-(4 Days From now)|
|Organization:||supreme audit office | About supreme audit office|
|Education:||at least bachelor|
|Work Experience:||4 Years|
Required Qualifications Skills and Experience
At least a Bachelors’ degree in International Relations or International Business or Business Administration. Masters’ degree in the areas shall be given preference.
Duties & Responsibilities
Position Title: Foreign Relations Expert (One position)
Organization: Supreme Audit Office (SAO) Afghanistan
Department: Office of the Chief of Staff
Duty Station: Kabul
Duration: 12 Months fulltime
Gender: Male/Female (SAO is an equal opportunity employer)
Introduction : Supreme Audit Office (SAO) Afghanistan is the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) in the country which conducts audit of the accounting and financial activities of all the Government budgetary entities and State Owned Entities (SoEs) of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA). The mandates functions and authority of the SAO are enshrined in the Supreme Audit Office Law. The SAO audit also conducting audit of the Qatia Statements which is the annual financial statements of the GoIRA financial statements of the SoEs development partners’ projects compliance audit performance audit and special audits of government entities and programmes.
The Office of the Chief of Staff SAO deals with coordination liaison correspondence and external protocol and relations with all stakeholders including other Supreme Audit Institutions international and multilateral and regional agencies donors and development partners government ministries departments independent agencies and reports directly to the Auditor General. The Office is responsible for receiving and transmitting all correspondence to and from the SAO and coordination within the SAO with all Directorates and Departments.
Funded by the World Bank under the Fiscal Performance Improvement Plan (FPIP)- Fiscal Performance Improvement Support Project (FSP) and implemented by SAO the objective of the assignment is to contribute to the GoIRA’s strategic vision “Realizing Self-Reliance: Commitments to Reforms and Renewed Partnership”. This vision has been translated into two key flagship reform programs. The first is the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF). The second complementary reform program – to which the FSP directly contributes through implementation support to the FPIP – is the GoIRA’s PFM Road Map.
Objectives of the Assignment
Under the FSP financing the SAO intends to hire a National Expert with experience in dealing with and managing external / foreign relations related activities of stakeholders’ communication and relations liaison and correspondence documentations and capacity building of the staffs. The expert will act as a counterpart to the Chief of Staff and mentor the related staffs as per the duties and responsibilities mentioned below.
Duties and Responsibilities
To provide technical inputs to the Chief of Staff in work planning and its implementation including maintaining effective liaison with Directorates/Departments of SAO for effective and smooth communication and prepare template for follow up reporting.
Outputs and Deliverables
The Expert shall be responsible for the following outputs/deliverables.
Inception Report and annual work plan (within 3 weeks of joining).
Upon approval of this position by the Civil Service Commission in SAO Tashkeel the position may be shifted to Grade Three in SAO Tashkeel as the Foreign Relations Expert under the Office of the Chief of Staff. For the time being this position will be remunerated as per the National Technical Advisor (NTA) policy of the Government. The contract extension shall be subject to the performance appraisal of the Expert the Expert is required to present monthly and quarterly progress reports to the Chief of Staff.
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