Intergovernmental Relations Specialist – ICMA (the International City/County Management Association)

ICMA (the International
City/County Management Association) is a premier local government leadership and
management organization founded in 1914. Its mission is to create excellence in
local governance by advocating and developing the professional management of
local government worldwide.
ICMA is an internationally
recognized publisher of information resources ranging from textbooks and survey
data to topical newsletters and e-publications. ICMA provides technical
assistance to local governments in emerging democracies, helping them to
develop professional practices and ethical, transparent governments. ICMA
performs a wide range of grant and contract funded work both in the U.S. and
globally, which is supported by federal government agencies, foundations, and
corporations. To learn more about ICMA global projects click here.
Position Title: Intergovernmental
Relations Specialist 
Location: Uganda
Specific Duties to be performed:
·        
Provide
technical support to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Local Government
Affairs Committee in Parliament.
·        
Support
policy reforms for revenue generation, management and utilization.
·        
Provide
technical assistance to Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority
(PPDA) and Officer of Auditor General (OAG) to support Local Governments to
improve their fiscal mandate.
·        
Provide
support to internal capacity and collaboration among accountability
institutions.
·        
Support
national level advocacy for policy change efforts to Civil Society
Organizations (CSOs)/NSAS through small grants.
Required Skills and Experience:
·        
Enhanced
revenue policy environment and regulatory systems.
·        
Increased
engagement between local government, the legislature and national level
accountability organizations and processes.
·        
Increased
government response to address audit queries and recommendations.
·        
7  years relevant experience.
Education: Master’s
degree or equivalent experience required
Desired Skills and Experience: Intergovernmental affairs, revenue sharing administration, parliamentary
strengthening, and fiscal policy.
Special Qualifications (if any): fluent English
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume and a
cover letter clearly highlighting your relevant experience and skills, to the ”Apply
Now
” link above or send an email to cbender@icma.org
with “Intergovernmental Relations Specialist” in the subject
line
.
No phone calls please,
shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Application deadline is March 30,
2012.
ICMA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *