Expression of Interest for an Individual Consultant – Economist for the Economic Strategic Unit

Governance Sector

Financing Agreement Reference : 5900155015304

Project ID No. : P-SO-K00-002


The Federal Republic of Somalia has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of STRENGTHENING INSTITUTIONS FOR ECONOMIC POLICY MANAGEMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (SIEPMID), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the Economist of the Strategic Economic Unit for Institutional Capacity Strengthening for Improved Economic Policy Analysis, Implementation and Coordination.

The Economist is expected to support the Unit for effective implementation of its reform agenda on economic management and reporting. The Economist will support the Unit in economic policy reform dialogue between government and development partners;  lead the preparation of Economic and Sector Work; technical assistance in development policy operations/ arrears clearance as needed; lead the governments’ engagement with the international partners on its overall policy reform program; represent the government in discussions with the IMF on the macroeconomic framework for the country as well as in the preparation of joint World Bank-IMF debt sustainability analyses; advise the Ministry on formulation and implementation of poverty strategies in consultation with the minister and other government departments, macroeconomic monitoring; and contribute to Systematic Country Diagnostic analysis; development of Country Strategies and conduct macroeconomic forecasts.

The Economic Strategy Unit (ESU) is under the Minister of Finance. ESU’s main activities will be to provide expert advice to the Minister of Finance, enhance coordination between finance and planning functions, and coordinate implementation of the various actions across government ministries and agencies required for meeting the benchmarks under the Staff Monitored Programs. The contract duration will be 12 months.

The Ministry of Finance now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.).

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Policy, 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours; mof.efgisprecruitement@aol.com; cc: procurement.fgs@gmail.com,

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by January 30, 2020 at 16:00hrs and mention “Expression of Interest for the Post of Economist for the Economic Strategic Unit.

Attention : Suad Egal

Ministry of Finance

Shangani District,

P.O. Box 106 Mogadishu


+252 616 273 338

mof.efgisprecruitement@aol.com; fgs@gmail.com,