Job Description - Senior Projects Officer (Project Manager)Revenue Administration (1900562)Job Description Senior Projects Officer (Project Manager)Revenue Administration (Job Number: 1900562)Description The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund is looking to build an online training course offering a core curriculum related to managing tax administration.
The course will provide an overview of international good practice in two categories: (1) Institutional Governance, Management and Support; and (2) Core Functions of Tax Administration.
Within these two categories, individual modules will cover key topics.
The target audience is initially managers who are responsible for leading the tax administration to adopt good practice.The initial phase (Phase I) will include developing and piloting two modules so that participant feedback and lessons learned can be incorporated in the design and delivery of the remaining modules.
A further objective in Phase I is to establish a framework to standardize the presentation of the course content for use in Phase II.
Discussion among development partners (potential partners include the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD), Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and others) will be essential in arriving at the recommended model.
It is anticipated that the development and piloting of the two modules will be undertaken on a full-time basis over a one-year period, commencing as soon as possible.A Project Manager is sought to manage the online training course project.
The selected candidate will be responsible for working under the supervision of IMF staff on the development of the online course, focusing on the two pilot modules.
In doing so, he/she will have the primary responsibility of managing all aspects of course development and delivery, including:hiring and supervising the work of short-term experts to contribute to the development of the course content for the two pilot modules;developing assessment approaches (pre/post/during delivery) for the two pilot modules;overseeing the quality control of the content, which will be undertaken by IMF staff;working with IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development team on the course development, launch and delivery, including converting the content to an online format and on the video and other production arrangements for the pilot courses;managing all aspects of the pilot delivery of the two modules;developing and managing a project plan to ensure the modules are piloted by April 2020;regularly briefing the IMF working group and management on progress;contributing to meetings with development partners on all aspects of course development and delivery, with a view to solidifying the standardized approach and framework that will be used in Phase II for the remaining course modules;developing an evaluation framework to assess the success of the pilot in terms of both course content and delivery modalities; drawing up a draft project plan for Phase II of the course development; and other activities in support of the pilot development and delivery as required.The position is located at IMF headquarters in Washington DC.
Minimal, if any, travel will be required.Qualifications General requirements for candidates include:a university degree or equivalent qualification relevant to professional work;proven project management skills and significant experience in training development and delivery, experience in online training an asset;a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a tax administration, preferably at the mid-level manager level or higher;fluency in English with strong oral and written communication skills; andexcellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team, to maintain effective and cooperative relations.
The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background.