Public Finance Management

eGovernments Foundation

Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/05/2021
  • Website: www.egovernments.org
  • Company Address: , Bangalore, 560034

About eGovernments Foundation

eGov Foundation was established in 2003 by Nandan Nilekani and Srikanth Nadhamuni to partner with city administrators in their drive to leverage the transformative power of technology for sustainable and better quality of life in Indian cities and towns. Over the last 17 years, we have partnered with the local governments to improve service delivery, build capacity and enable the creation of a digitally empowered society and community with DIGIT platform- a Public Digital Good.

Job Description


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

Job Responsibilities:

Role: Principal engineer will lead the development team to automating and streamlining the integration and deployment processes. S(he) will work closely with the CTO, Development team, Architect and product & Program teamThe role of PFM Consultant involves engaging with state practitioners and ecosystem experts with strong focus on informing a tech platform/solution to be implemented in partnership with state governments.  S(he) needs to be an expert in the Public Finance domain and be responsible for gathering domain specific knowledge and understanding in a state specific case. S(he) will develop a deep understanding of the processes which will aid the team in diagnosing the issue with the current system and will lead to designing the platform. The work of the expert will be around stakeholder management, process understanding, policy and advocacy and design thinking.

Role of Public Finance Manager at eGovernment Foundation

Stakeholder Management: The PFM Consultant will be responsible for engaging with the stakeholders to gather a deep knowledge and understanding of the current policies and processes. S(he) will communicate with state and central government practitioners and bureaucrats to gather state specific information in the public finance domain. S(he) will also engage with experts in the ecosystem to leverage their experience and knowledge in this area. S(he) will also be responsible for articulating the diagnostic and the solution in a manner that is best understandable by the stakeholders.
Domain Expert: The PFM Consultant will serve as the internal subject matter specialist in the public finance area, and collaborate with teams outside the firm and in the state to gather insights on technical, operational and strategic aspects of the domain to aid in designing the platform.
Policy Understanding: The PFM Consultant will understand the current scenario of public finance in the Indian states through gaining knowledge of existing policies and rules and define means of solving it by the platform being developed. This will also include cultivating a set of external relationships to identify state partners and build relationships to advance the work.
Design Thinking: The PFM Consultant will be responsible for engaging with the design thinking partners to discuss, collaborate and arrive at a financial context invariant solution that will be transformed into a platform solving the issues of the public finance domain.

Required qualifications, skills and abilities:

Relevant advanced degree in economics, public policy, finance or a related field preferred.
Relevant experience in areas like Finance and/or Tax Departments at the state or national level, public finance and public policy to include being in progressively senior level roles
Prior knowledge of IFMIS and the Treasury system or exposure to the public sector, development sector, or consulting is desirable.
Keenness and experience of working with the government
Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable leading without authority

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