GIFMIS Implementation Advisor for the Department of Education

22 May 2014

  • Full Time Two (2) years contract
  • Manila, Philippines

Coffey International Development, as the Service Provider of PFMP, is seeking for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from individual consultants to work with the Department of Education (DepEd) as GIFMIS Implementation Advisor. The consultant will report to the PFMP Team Leader or his designate. The Consultant will:

  • Assist the Department's executive and operational management while working closely with PFMP and DepEd Counterparts to manage and coordinate activities of the Project Consultant Team 
  • Coordinate and oversee all the Department's implementation of GIFMIS activities to fully engage with the GIFMIS Steering Committee and PIU
  • Assist on all aspects of GIFMIS implementation and project management
  • Provide advice on the project's sustainability arrangements, including preparation of a Sustainability Plan for the department
  • Implement, successfully, the full adoption of the GIFMIS in DepEd.

The ideal candidate for this position should have proven relevant professional experience of five (5) years or more in implementing and/or managing finacial accounting and information management systems reforms at a senior level (ministry or central government), preferably in relation to the developmment of financial management information systems (FMIS). Previous experience in the establishment and development of government units for policy development and supervision of business process will be a considerable advantage. He/she should have an education of at least a Master's Degree, or professional equivalent in finance, economics, accounting, information systems, public administration, or other related field. He/she should have strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills. 

The Consultant is expected to mobilise by July 2014. 

The draft Terms of Reference for this position can be accessed from the Coffey website ( and the PFMP website (, or downloaded here.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their Curriculum Vitae and a two-page EOI addressing the requirement of the TOR. PFMP will accept lodgement of applications by courier, email or online via Coffey's Candidate Management System (CMS). For hardcopy submission, applications must be received at the Manila Office of PFMP at 3rd Floor, JMT Building, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605, Philippines, to the attention of PFMP Program Manager, marked "Expression of Interest: GIFMIS Implementation Advisor"; for electronic copy submission, kindly email via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; for online application, please visit quoting reference number COFF-4315. Acceptance of applications shall not be later than 5.00pm (Manila Time), Friday 30 May 2014. 

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