Domestic Revenue Mobilization Advisor – Jubbaland State of Somalia

Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)

Domestic Revenue Mobilization Advisor – Jubbaland State of Somalia.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

SOMALIA ENHANCING PUBLIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT (SERP)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

COUNTRY:                    Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS)

NAME OF PROJECT: SOMALIA ENHANCING PUBLIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT

PROJECT ID:                       P177298                           Grant No.: IDA-E1360

Assignment Title:            Domestic Revenue Mobilization Advisor

Reference No.:             SO-M0E-381122-CS-INDV

Place of assignment: Jubbaland State of Somalia

Submission deadline:                 28th October 2023

  • Background The Federal Republic of Somalia has received financing from The World Bank through the Ministry of Finance (MoF) toward the cost of Somalia Enhancing Public Resource Management Project. The Project Development Objective is to strengthen systems of domestic revenue mobilization, expenditure control and accountability in the Federal Government and Federal Member States. The Ministry intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the recruitment of a Domestic Revenue Mobilisation Advisor .
  1. OVERALL OBJECTIVES   OF    THE    ASSIGNMENT.   The Domestic          Revenue

Mobilisation Advisor shall be responsible for (a) establishing/strengthening the tax policy unit (TPU); and supporting TPU in developing a credible and fair revenue policy, evidence-based research, revenue forecasting, and tax gap analysis capacity.(b) Operationalizing large taxpayer office; business process mapping and redesigning; modernizing and automation through a ‘fit for purpose system; and training and capacity building; and ( c) Taxpayer education and facilitation to promote voluntary compliance. The DRM Advisor shall ensure that the project’s objective of improving financial and economic governance in Somalia, as a foundation for overall good governance, economic development and political stability is achieved at the state level. S/he will undertake all the other specific tasks detailed in the Terms of Reference (TOR) that can be provided upon submission of request by E-mail provided below.

  1. Selection Criteria: Selection shall be based on qualification and experience of the candidate and followed by an interview. The qualification, experience and skills should include:
    1. At least At least Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting, Taxation, and/or Public Financial Management, Business Administration;
    2. At least seven years of relevant experience in similar evidence-based policy analysis roles;
  • Communication in Somali language is a requirement;
  1. Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentational), including a proven track record to prepare written outputs in English and Somali to a high standard:
  2. Ability to provide capacity building and support the analytical work for RCA counterparts to identify suitable tax policy responses that are logical, balanced, and comprehensive to complex social and economic issues;
  3. Experience of working in fragile states, preferably in Somalia;
  • Ability to deliver technical advice and effectively work with government counterparts; and
  • Political awareness, technical skills, and ability to work in complex operating environments such as Somalia.
  1. Duration:The duration of the assignment is 12 months, renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
  2. Reporting Obligations

The DRM advisor will report to the Director General, Minister of Finance at the state level and with working relation with DG revenue at FGS as part of DRM program coordination.

The Ministry of Finance now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above-mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide the following: (i) Curriculum Vitae (CV), in World Bank Prescribed format with 3 reference persons; (ii) copies of certificates of academic qualifications; and (iii) cover letter indicating that they are qualified to perform the services.

How to apply

  1. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS; The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to section III, para 3.14,3.16 & 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Projects Financing Goods, Works, Non -Consulting and Consulting Services, July 2016, revised November 2017, August 2018 and November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the World Bank Procurement Regulations.

Interested applicants may obtain further information including a detailed Terms of Reference from the Ministry by requesting via e-mail to the address given below during office hours from 9.00 a.m.– 4.00 p.m. Saturday to Thursday excluding public holidays.

Deadline: Expressions of interest and CV must be delivered to through email below on or before at 16:00 hours to the address below by 28th October , 2023, with email subject marked clearly as “ Domestic Revenue Mobilisation Advisor – REF: SO-MOF-381122-CS-INDV

Director General, Ministry of Finance Jubaland State of Somalia.

Email: dg.mohamoud@jubbalandmof.so , copy ; rcrfrecruitment@mof.gov.so

 

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