International Disaster Risk Financing Consultant job at World Food Programme (WFP)
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Vacancy title:
International Disaster Risk Financing Consultant

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World Food Programme (WFP)

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, August 01 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 19 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• The WFP Consultant will be expected to provide technical support to MINECOFIN to help coordinate, ensure effective MINECOFIN and Government engagement in and inputs into the Disaster Risk Financing Diagnostic for Rwanda. At the same time, the Consultant will help inform the Disaster Risk Financing Strategy that would subsequently be prepared by the Government of Rwanda. Ultimately, the aim of the Disaster Risk Financing Diagnostic and Strategy is to develop a holistic framework to financially manage disaster risk through layered instruments that would ensure that pre-arranged financing is available to cover disaster-related needs and protect the communities and most vulnerable households from the adverse effects of disasters.

Accountabilities And Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of Director General of Banking and Non- Banking Sector and WFP’s Strategic Outcome 2 Manager, the incumbent will coordinate and provide quality assurance to the Diagnostic for Disaster Risk Financing in Rwanda and support MINECOFIN in the development of the National Disaster Risk Financing Strategy drawing upon the diagnostic findings.
The incumbent will carry out the following responsibilities:
• Provide project management, technical inputs and contextual data and knowledge to the Disaster Risk Financing Diagnostic supporting the World Bank consultant team, ensuring high technical quality, relevance, feasibility of the Diagnostic for the Rwandan context. Review and provide inputs into work plans, methodology and the framework of the Diagnostic Study.
• Coordinate and act as the secretariat of the Disaster Risk Financing steering committee to ensure the proactive engagement of Government and partners throughout the Disaster Risk Financing Diagnostic and Strategy.
• Coordinate disaster risk financing activities with Government, development partners, private sector and other relevant stakeholders and maintain oversight and information on activities and related programmes.
• Provide technical and strategic advice, capacity strengthening and training to MINECOFIN and Government entities and other stakeholders on disaster risk financing.
• Identify disaster risk financing innovations and global best practices to be adapted to the local context.

Deliverables At The End Of The Contract
• Multiple Rounds of high-quality, timely technical comments and reviews provided from Government counterparts to the Diagnostic.
• Timely quality assurance of the Diagnostic provided on MINECOFIN’s behalf.
• Consolidated contextual library of data and key documents provided to the World Bank team development the Disaster Risk Financing Diagnostic.
• Technical training delivered to MINECOFIN, MINEMA and other ministries on disaster risk financing.
• The Disaster Risk Financing Steering Committee convened, effective secretariat function provided and TORs defined and endorsed, and regular meetings with active participation and clear agenda held.
• A draft Disaster Risk Financing Strategy developed in close consultation with MINECOFIN and MINEMA and the Steering Committee.

The Consultant should deliver electronically all material pertaining to the assignment to MINECOFIN, World Bank and WFP, who will jointly review and endorse the final deliverables All intermediary materials, data and intellectual property produced through this activity are owned by the World Bank and WFP. The use of these should be explicitly authorized by the World Bank and WFP. The final reports will be the property of MINECOFIN. Upon authorization of MINECOFIN, the World Bank and WFP will disseminate the final report through their dissemination channels.

Qualifications And Experience Required
• Education: Advanced Univ. Degree in one of the following fields: Public Financial Management, Actual Sciences or Risk Management, or a related field First Degree with additional relevant working experience and/OR Advanced Trainings/Courses

• At least 11 years of relevant professional experience with at least 6 years of experience in disaster risk financing or closely related fields.
• Strong track record in policy and strategy formulation in the field of disaster risk financing, insurance and public finance.
• Work experience in disaster risk financing, public financial management or insurance markets in Rwanda.

Knowledge & Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people and to manage partnerships.
• Ability to work independently in a timely and organised manner.
• Excellent understanding of key concepts, systems, and approaches in disaster financing.
• Ability to carry out quantitative analysis.

Languages: Excellent written and spoken English.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 132

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, August 01 2023
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 19-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-07-2066
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