USAID/Good Governance Initiative (GGI) Fellowship Program in Ministry Of Finance Public Internal Control Department (PICD)
The Good Governance Initiative (GGI) is a five-year program funded by USAID and implemented by Tetra Tech ARD. The overall goal of the project is to strengthen transparency, accountability, and effectiveness of governance in Georgia, including the legislative and executive branches at various levels. One of GGI’s partner agency is Ministry Of Finance Public Internal Control Department (PICD), where the project focuses on its’ institutional strengthening.
Public Internal Control Department of Ministry of Finance of Georgia former Central Harmonization Unit is the body responsible for the development, coordination and harmonization of Public Internal Financial Control ( PIFC) Reform in Georgia, which consists of two components: Implementation of Financial Management and Control System and development of Internal Audit units. The coordinating role of the PICD requires relationship with all stakeholders of the system, including all budgetary institutions, state treasury, LEPL, Civil Service Bureau, State Audit Office and all parties involved in the reform, which affects its course. Development of PIFC reform is one of the crucial priorities for EU member states and candidates. Therefore, PICD has an important role in the implementation of good governance principles
GGI is currently recruiting the fellow to be placed with the PICD. Successful applicants will have a unique opportunity to acquire first-hand experience in public internal control system and internal audit. The main duites of the fellow will be:
GGI fellowship is a full-time, six-months program covering the period January 8th 2019 – June 2019.
Management and Working Environment
The fellows will be based in PICD and will be accountable to the head departments, as well as to GGI team. The fellow will receive monthly stipend of USD 250 (Gross).
Upon commencement of the fellowship, fellows will be provided with orientation training on the GGI project and its activities as well as administrative procedures and reporting. Additional training opportunities may be offered through GGI’s programmatic activities.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited submit their CVs (no photos, please!) and cover letters in Georgian to: email@example.com. In their cover letters, applicants should describe reasons for their interest in GGI’s fellowship program at the SAO.
Deadline for applications is December 16, 2018. Please indicate " Public Internal Control Department " in the e-mail subject line.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a written test and a subsequent interview. No telephone calls will be taken for these positions.