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Required experts:
GDSI is participating in a DFID funded tender in Pakistan and we are developing a core team of experts for long term assignments in the fields of Tax, Revenue, Investment and Communications.

Requirements for the following positions are:

1. Programme Manager
• High level experience in the area of tax policy and/or economic growth and/or investment promotion.
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in an economics faculty of an international university and/or a few publications in their technical field (tax/economic growth/investment promotion).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

2. Lead Expert on Tax-Revenue Mobilisation
• Specific expertise in the area of tax policy (especially revenue mobilisation, tax collection systems and strategies, etc.).
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in an economics faculty of an international university and/or a few publications in their technical field (tax/economic growth/investment promotion).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

3. Lead Expert on Investment Climate
• Specific expertise in the area of investment promotion.
• Experience of working in a significant investment promotion agency internationally.
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

4. Strategic Communications
• Experience of working in journalism or in other media organisations (like TV, radio, etc.).
• Skills in graphic design and in the use of modern communications methods (social media, etc.).
• Political lobbyist of some kind. Preferably, having a portfolio of concrete achievements in the communications field (especially in the area of public policy).

5. PSW Manager
• Strong track record in the development of e-government services, preferably in the tax (customs) field.
• Experience of working in IT department of a national tax authority.
• Experience of leading the creation or development of similar on-line systems.
• Understanding of practical workings of tax authorities (especially customs and excise) from administrative and data processing points of view.

6. Responsive Policy Function Manager
• Having a background in carrying out project identification missions (i.e. in understanding and designing support programmes for government institutions).
• Experience of working in a position which required continual liaison with government counterparts at high levels (e.g. as head of donor mission or similar).
• Experience in, or understanding of, expert recruitment.
CV submission deadline:
2020-07-31
Project start:
2020-08-01
Project duration:
To be confirmed
Responsible:
Estefania Sanchez at estefania.sanchez@gdsi.ie