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We are a flat, highly networked, expert-driven public sector management consulting practice. So to make our business work, we look for exceptional people who can thrive in hyper-dynamic, high-pressure (and sometimes insecure) environments.
Here are the four attributes we look for in our people:
Here are the five dimensions of the people we fight to keep in the firm:
What expertise are we looking for?
The following are the desired competancies for our public sector governance and institutional strengthening advisors:
Primary: Applied Governance and Political-Economy Analysis
Understanding of governance evidence, policy and practice in a range of settings; knowledge of political systems, core governance concepts and global, regional and transnational drivers of governance change; ability to apply political and institutional analysis and use this to influence strategic planning and programming decisions.
Primary: Public Sector Governance and Service Delivery
Knowledge of public sector governance at national and local levels and application in particular service delivery sectors. Ability to provide analytical, advisory and programme support to civil service and sector reform processes that contribute to the sustainable improvements in service delivery.
Secondary: Security, Justice and Human Rights
Understanding of how security, justice and human rights contribute to development and stability, and their impact on different groups, particularly women. Knowledge of different legal systems, including non-state justice systems. Ability to work with donor, national and international actors to deliver security, justice and human rights programmes and policies.
Understanding the causes and effects of corruption in countries as well as corruption’s transnational and multi-sectoral nature. Ability to provide strategic advice, work across government departments, and design and deliver programmes and strategies on corruption.
Secondary: Public Financial Management and Domestic Revenue Mobilisation
Understanding the role of public financial management and domestic revenue mobilisation in development, accountability and state-building processes. Ability to provide advice, policy direction and programme leadership on PFM and DRM, working with donors, country and international partners.