Recruitment of Public Expenditure Management Lead at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

ORG- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Closing Date- 1st October, 2019

About the Organization
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. They advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for them. They provide expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. They promote technical and investment cooperation among nations.

Public Expenditure Management Lead

The State Government of Haryana has solicited the technical support of United Nations Development Programme in identifying qualified and experienced professionals to work with Swarna Jayanti Haryana Institute for Fiscal Management on different domain areas. UNDP will support the State Government in identifying technical experts through its Recruitment and Selection process. The contract will be issued by the State Government as per their Terms and Conditions. The decisions with regard to contract management, contract extensions etc. Will be governed by the Terms and Conditions of the contract and at the discretion of the State Government

Swarna Jayanti Haryana Institute for Fiscal Management (SJHIFM) is one of its kind initiatives in India in the field of Public Economy and Policy. It is meant to serve as a premier research institute of the State in the field of Public Economy & Policy. The Institute aims to strengthen the State’s capacity on issues concerning Public Financial Management. It also plays a key role to provide state of the art advice to the Government of Haryana.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Director, SJHIFM, the incumbent will:

  1. Leads the development of vision, objectives and goals of the Institution
  2. Provides leadership for Public Expenditure strategic planning
  3. Responsible for make Linkage between policy making, planning and budgeting, this is essential for sustainable improvements in all dimensions of budgetary outcomes
  4. Monitor of well-functioning accounting and financial management system and boosting the Government capacity to allocate and use the resources more efficiently and effectively.
  5. Assess and Recovery of Government of Haryana’s share in plan expenditure and resources for plan expenditure.
  6. Focus on the performance for the results achieved with expenditure with a potential to engage all stakeholders in pursuit of budgetary and financial management reform.
  7. Manage the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.
  8. Develop and administers programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the Institution.
  9. Coordinate with agencies involved in the process, Government of India and build the internal State stakeholder’s capacity through structured training and research programme.
  10. Help establish groups and their time line and Action Plan for department wise Conclaves
  11. Coordinate and support the meeting of all the Conclaves (members will include senior officials from departments and other experts) that have been formed to work on each division of the Institution.
  12. Suggest and prepare detailed concept notes for possible actions that will be identified to dovetail state development priorities.
  13. Provide technical inputs in planning the roll-out by bringing together relevant experiences at National and International level.
  14. Collate and present information and budgetary data for all the social protection schemes of Central and State Govt. and prepare outcome analysis report for use of the working groups.
  15. Contribute to the design of sensitization programmes and capacity building workshops.
  16. Contribute substantial input to development of work plans, research questions, project concept notes, and field research guides.
  17. Perform any other duties assigned by the Director SJHIFM.

Functional Competencies
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

  1. Thoroughly familiar with the Central and State policies/procedures related to Finance and Economics, development context and challenges about key developmental issues in the state.
  2. Writes concept notes, background material based on secondary data.
  3. Excellent written and oral Communication skills
  4. Knowledge of Computer skills including Internet and Office.
Results Based Programme Development and Management
  1. Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points for integration.
  2. Participates in formulation of project proposal and ensure substantive rigor in the design and application of proven successful approaches and drafts proposals accordingly.
  3. Strong writing and analytical skills.
  4. Ability to conduct empirical analysis having research tools such as Regression and Econometric Models.

Core Competencies

  1. Promotes and enforces ethics and integrity and creates precedence in good practice.
  2. Demonstrates Central, State and corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  3. Self-development, ability to take initiative, adopts a corporate approach to complex situations.
  4. Creates and promotes an enabling environment for open communication.


  1. Master’s degree in public policy/ Economics/Business Economics/ Public Administration/ Public Finance/ Business Administration/ Management/ Commerce/ Chartered Accountant/ ICWA/CS.
  2. Desirable PhD. in above fields.

At least 7-10 years of relevant post qualification experience in one or more of the following areas: Programme Management/ Policy Formulation/ Financial Management (Resource, Expenditure, Accounts, Costing, or Debt)/ Operations/ Monitoring and Evaluation

Language Requirements
Fluency in English and Hindi, both in writing and speaking

Rs.1, 44,204/ - Rs.1, 72,667/Month

How to apply
To apply, please send your updated CV at Please put the post title: : “Public Expenditure Management Lead” as a subject to the email

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