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Job Title: Resident Advisors In Financial Sector Supervision and Regulations (MCMTA)
- Caribbean Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), headquartered in
Bridgetown, Barbados (expected start of assignment, August 2016);
- East Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC East), headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (October 2016);
- Pacific Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC), headquartered in Suva, Fiji (June 2016);
- Central Bank of Myanmar, resident advisor based in Yangon, Myanmar (January 2017);
- Central Bank of Nigeria, headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria (December 2016);
- Central Bank of Tunisia, headquartered in Tunis, Tunisia (September 2016); and
- Nepal Rastra Bank, headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal (August 2016).
identify and address the capacity-building and other technical
assistance needs of RTAC member countries in the area of financial
sector supervision, taking account of the individual countries’
differing levels of supervisory effectiveness. To this end, the advisor
will need to:
Review existing laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
and determine the status of recommendations that were made by previous
IMF missions and, insofar as possible, other donor agencies.
Provide recommendations regarding replacement or supplementing of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures as needed.
for the advisor will be coordination of work on the supervision and
regulation of banks and nonbank financial institutions, principally
through the fielding of short-term experts on the various sectors from
the MCM roster.1/
- Providing direct technical assistance on banking supervision and
related issues to members of the RTAC in the areas of banking
supervision, bank restructuring, and, through the fielding of short-term
experts, the supervision of nonbank financial institutions.
- At the end of each mission, a report will be left with the
authorities for comment, to be revised following internal review by MCM.
- Conducting, facilitating, or otherwise participating in in-country or regional workshops and seminars.
- Coordinating and working with short-term experts on MCM’s roster on
issues relating to banking and financial sector supervision and
regulation, and helping to prepare and monitor their work programs under
the supervision of the MCM backstopper.
- Participating in MCM missions and following up on previous missions’
recommendations, upon the joint request of MCM and within the context
of the work plan of the RTAC.
- Coordinating with IMF Area Department missions in the field to
review and advance reforms recommended by the Fund, and assisting in
developing implementation plans for those reforms.
- In collaboration with the country authorities, preparing annual
assessments of capacity-building needs in the RTAC member countries,
taking account of previous technical assistance (TA) delivery and
developing circumstances. This work will include:
- Preparing 12-month work plan in collaboration with the relevant
country authorities and the RTAC Center Coordinator, in coordination
with MCM; and
- Contributing to an annual report on the achievements of the RTAC.
will be located in a central bank to support the bank on an ongoing
basis. The resident advisor will assist the authorities in implementing
an action plan to strengthen capacity in banking regulation and
supervision. The primary responsibilities will be:
- Enhancing the operational and organizational capacity of the staff
in charge of supervision of banking (and in some central banks,
- Developing a supervisory strategy that specifies supervision
priorities and a clear timetable, including setting out prior actions as
needed, for the implementation of a risk-based supervisory approach;
- Strengthening the supervisory manuals and drafting and issuing implementing guidelines;
- Training new staff and enhancing the skills of existing staff in
banking supervision policies and risk-based supervisory practices;
- Strengthening financial stability capabilities in analyzing and assessing risks to the financial system.
Nonbank institutions refer to those regulated financial institutions that are not commercial banks, but are engaged in the gathering of deposits/deposit-type instruments, provide contractual savings or credit information
selected individuals would have a minimum of 10 years of relevant
professional experience in a supervisory position, as well as of
delivering technical assistance (TA). Excellent command of English (oral
and written) is a requirement. At the Central Bank of Tunisia,
knowledge of French is required. Applicants should be prepared to be
resident in the country where the RTAC or—in a bilateral position—the
central bank is headquartered. Selected individuals would initially be
hired for one year (contractual), with possible extensions. If you are interested in one or more postings, please rank your assignment in order of preference in your cover letter.
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