Financial Management Specialist

Promoting Research Innovation through Development of Fintech Institute at GIFT - CS-01 ProjectManagement Support
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The specialist will:
(i) assist PMU in setting up, operating, and maintaining financial management systems for the institute;
(ii) assist PMU in preparing financial plans and reports for the project, including detailed annual financial plans and disbursement projections, withdrawal applications, quarterly project financial statements and progress reports;
(iii) provide training for staff of PMU, GIFT City, and other relevant stakeholders on ADB’s project financial management; and
(iv) support the TL on designing the 5-year financial model and roadmap for possible breakeven scenarios

Project Description
The objective of the assignment is to provide technical professional support and strengthen the capacity of Project Management Unit (PMU) to carry out day to-day project management activities and facilitate project implementation in accordance with ADB’s policies and guidelines, and laws and regulations of the Government of India. Specifically, the consulting firm will assist in:
(i) Project Coordination and implementation support
(ii) Planning, budgeting, financial management, and procurement
(iii) Technical Support to the PMU / Fintech Institute
(iv) Monitoring and reporting
(v) Safeguards
Screening Criteria 1
The specialist should have a graduate degree in public finance management / accounting / finance, or a related discipline;
Screening Criteria 2
A recognized professional accountancy qualification
Screening Criteria 3
At least 8 years of experience with setting up, maintaining, and strengthening financial management systems preferably for IFI-financed projects in India.

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