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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

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We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Key expert 2 (covers Republika Srpska and Brcko District) (660w/d, full-time), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo and Banja Luka)

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo and Banja Luka)
Further Support to Public Finance Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: to improve public finance management in BiH by increasing expenditure effectiveness. The purpose of this contract is to help BiH authorities to improve the budget planning process.

The results to be achieved by the project are: 

  • Result 1: Improved programme budgeting process and alignment with the mid-term policy planning process at all levels of government in BiH.
  • Result 2: Human resources capacities for programme budget planning have been improved at all levels of government in BiH.

This is a capacity-building project that will introduce the benefit of knowledge and expertise to be obtained from member states and/or current candidate states, being mindful of the use of good practices in BiH, fiscal decentralization and fiscal policy coordination system in BiH. A review of the existing programmes is expected to be carried out, where they have already been formulated and if necessary their re-definition, and formulation of programmes where they did not exist, and formulation a new quality programme structure interlinked with strategic/mid-term planning including adequate and quality performance indicators. In that way budget programmes will be identified in all budget users at the Institutions of BiH, Federation of BiH, Republika Srpska and Brcko District and the identified pilot budget users at the cantonal level in the Federation of BiH and units of local self-government in Republika Srpska.


The intended start date is March 2020 and the period of the contract will be 30 months from the given date. We are currently looking for an expert with next profile:

Key Expert 2 (covers Republica Srpska and Brcko District)

Qualifications and skills

  • Preferably master degree in economics, finances, accounting or related fields, but as minimum bachelor degree in one of these fields is required;

  • Knowledge of BiH languages will be an advantage.

General professional experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience related to public finances;

  • Experience in international projects in candidate countries/ potential candidates for EU accession.

Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience related to development of strategic and mid-term planning and/or programme budgeting;

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with the budget preparation process;

  • Experience with setting programme budget indicators will be an advantage.

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