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UNICEF Moldova RFP 9160843, Re-advertised: Supporting capacity building of Local Public Authorities on Public Finance management for children

البرنامج القطري / خطة عمل
Request for proposal
27 اغس 2020
Re-advertisement / Re-launch
17 اكت 2020

منشور

17 اكتوبر 2020

الموعد النهائي

29 اكتوبر 2020

الميزانية

 


نوع التزويد

الخدمات

المرجع

UNICEFZ207422

وكالة التمويل

UNICEF - صندوق الأمم المتحدة للطفولة


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UNICEF


UNICEF Moldova RFP 9160843, Re-advertised: Supporting capacity building of Local Public Authorities on Public Finance management for children 


Request for proposal 


Reference: LRPS-2020-9160843

Beneficiary country(ies): Moldova, Republic of

Registration level: Basic

Deadline on: 29-Oct-2020 11:00 (GMT 3.00) Baghdad, Riyadh, Moscow, St. Petersburg       


Description


Description

UNICEF Moldova invites interested entities to submit their proposals for Supporting the capacities of Local Public Authorities of the EU4Moldova focal regions on formulating, implementing, and reporting on child-friendly budgets.

Objective: The purpose of this consultancy is to increase the technical capacity of LPAs on PFM through needs assessments, actual PFM capacity trainings, and the development of budget analysis at the district and municipal levels.

The focus of this analysis will be on the key cash benefits reaching children.

The contracted company will have the following major areas of responsibilities:

a/. Provide an overall picture of the public budget of these two districts and municipalities (including revenues, trends in budget allocations and executions, deficits, etc.);

b/. Review legal, regulatory and administrative procedures and local capacities (technical and financial gaps) that may hinder the budgeting and reporting on child focused public expenditures and recommend necessary actions;

c/. Work closely with the District and Municipal Finance Departments of Cahul and Ungheni, as well as the social sectoral departments, the Ministry of Finance, and other relevant stakeholders at the local level to identify and track child focused expenditures linked to key child rights priorities in the strategic planning at the local level;

d/. Develop a capacity building plans to train budget coordinators and actors (including local youth councils) at the district level on child focused budget formulation, analysis and reporting; 

e/. Conduct sectorial gender and children related social budget trends, expenditure and efficiency analysis with the Finance department of the municipalities of Cahul and Ungheni.

Please find details on the assignment in the Terms of reference enclosed and in the attached RFP document and at https://sc.undp.md/tnddetails_un/2151/.

How to apply:

Offers are accepted by email and hardcopy. Please find the relevant details in the attached RFP document.

Application deadline: 29 October 2020, 11.00 EET

Please submit any questions in respect of this RFPS by email to Xavier R. Sire at xrsire@unicef.org


a/. Provide an overall picture of the public budget of these two district and municipalities (including revenues, trends in budget allocations and executions, deficits, etc.);

b/. Review legal, regulatory and administrative procedures and local capacities (technical and financial gaps) that may hinder the budgeting and reporting on child focused public expenditures and recommend necessary actions;

c/. Work closely with the District and Municipal Finance Departments of Cahul and Ungheni, as well as the social sectoral departments, the Ministry of Finance, and other relevant stakeholders at the local level to identify and track child focused expenditures linked to key child rights priorities in the strategic planning at the local level;

d/. Develop a capacity building plans to train budget coordinators and actors (including local youth councils) at the district level on child focused budget formulation, analysis and reporting;

e/. Conduct sectorial gender and children related social budget trends, expenditure and efficiency analysis with the Finance department of the municipalities of Cahul and Ungheni.


Qualifications and experience

Institution/Company:

• International research/ consultancy company specializing in public finance management, fiscal reform and public budget assessments with a strong human and/or child rights focus;

• Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in conducting international economic and social research and analysis, and/or consulting;

• Previous research/ consultancy in relevant child rights/ socio-economic research areas (copies of report summaries);

• Demonstrated experience in the Eastern European region is a strong asset;

• Previous work with UNICEF or other UN agencies is an asset.


Lead international consultant(s):

• Advanced university degree in Economics, Public Policy, Fiscal Reform, or any other relevant areas;

• A solid knowledge of PFM instruments and proven experience (at least 8 years) with government social sector budget analysis, at national and decentralised levels;

• Experience with collecting and working with complex financial data sets;

• Good analytical and writing skills, and the ability to present the results in a simple language, making use of visual aids (maps, graphs and other visual tools);

• Experience with the capacity building field and especially social policy.

• Ability to facilitate training sessions with local authorities and maintaining confidentiality.

• Excellent command of Romanian and English, both oral and written; knowledge of Russian is an asset;

• Strong communication (oral and written) skills;

• Previous work experience with Governmental Institutions or a UN agency will be considered a strong asset.

National consultant(s):

• Advanced University Degree in social sciences, public finance or related field;

• A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in Advanced university degree in Economics,

Public Policy, Fiscal Reform, or any other relevant areas;

• A solid knowledge of PFM instruments and proven experience (at least 8 years) with government social sector budget analysis, at national and decentralised levels;

• Experience with collecting and working with complex financial data sets;

• Experience in working with the Government of Moldova and/or UNICEF or other UN Agencies will be an asset;

• Familiarity with the child rights and social issues, including care system(s) in Moldova;

• Demonstrated capacity to analyse legal and policy documents and formulate legal and policy recommendations;

• Excellent command of Romanian, both oral and written;

• Working knowledge of English is a minimum, good command of English is a strong asset, both oral and written.


Duration and timeline: November 2020 – November 2021


Hyperlinks to Related Project Dossiers:


https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/116087