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Adviser, Debt Management

London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: The Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Location: London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Mid
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-08

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Salary: £73,171 pa + benefits          

We have an excellent opportunity for an Adviser, Debt Management to join our Economic Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.

Reporting to the Adviser and Head of Debt Management Unit, the post holder will be responsible to ensure that public debt management projects meet agreed objectives and targets in a manner which achieves maximum impact and value for money towards strengthening public debt management in member countries.  The post holder will have responsibilities for (provide summary of the tasks) specific individual tasks as well as working in teams to execute DMU’s work programme.  

Some of the key focus areas of the Debt Management Unit include:

  • Debt Management Unit provides an integrated package of technical assistance in debt management through policy advisory support, capacity building activities and provision of debt management solutions for strengthening and reforming debt management framework, policy and operations.
  • The DMU is responsible for delivering software solutions, customized advisory services and training to sovereign and sub-sovereigns based on good international practice facilitated through a portfolio of technical assistance projects on debt management provided through the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC). 
  • The DMU provide advisory support provided on legal framework and institutional arrangements on public debt management; the formulation and implementation of debt management strategies; the development of local currency debt markets; contingent liability management and restructuring and liability management operations.

To be considered, applicants must attain a post-graduate qualification in economics, finance or a related subject. A minimum of 10 years of relevant public debt management experience, gained in government, Central Bank or international organisation and experience in at least two of the following but not limited to,-  public debt transparency, formulation of Medium Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS), legal framework and institutional arrangement for public debt management.

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.

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The closing date is 8 December 2020, 17:00 GMT

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