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Call for Technical Experts: Public Financial Management (PFM)

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

Palladium is currently seeking mid- and senior- level technical experts for short-term and long-term engagements with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Fiscal Policy and Management
  • Public Financial Planning, Debt Operations and Debt Management
  • Monetary Policy, Banking and Central Bank Operations
  • Trade and Exchange Rate Policy
  • Macroeconomic Policy Coordination / Integration
  • Trade and Investment
  • Business Enabling Environment
  • Labor Market Analysis and Policy
  • Sectoral Analysis and Review


The Agency's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) is dedicated topromoting prosperity and reducing poverty in developing and transitional countries. E3's sectorgoals are to raise incomes, end hunger, protect the environment, and equip institutions and people with the knowledge and skills needed to build equitable and sustainable economies. E3 provides a global perspective, evidence-based expertise, and sustainable solutions in these sectors toaccelerate the Agency's collective impact on development outcomes. Recently, USAID has moved towards more evidence-based programming, and E3's Office ofEconomic Policy provides technical support with analytical tools to inform project design inpursuit of the Agency's and E3 Bureau's overall goals. The Supporting Economic Policy (SEP) Project will complement these activities by providing a mechanism and tools that enhance the Agency's capacity to assess what does and does not work, why, and the resulting impacts.

This Public Financial Management (PFM) II IDIQ will provide support for the public sector indeveloping countries that USAID serves. When governments have sound, effective, transparent, gender-aware and accountable systems in place to manage public funds, there is a decrease inopportunities for corruption, inefficiencies and mismanagement. Sound public financial management systems can facilitate:

o Good governance practices;
o Access to useful, accurate public information for better decision-making;
o Systems that complement each other across governmental entities (e.g., tax collection, customs, and procurements).