Expression of Interest: Public Financial Management and Economics Talent Pool

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Expression of Interest: Public Financial Management and Economics Talent Pool

  • Remote and in-country assignments available
  • Supporting various countries across the Pacific, including Nauru, Kiribati and Tuvalu
  • Applicants will form a merit list for positions as support is required across Pacific Countries.

The Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform (The Partnerships Platform) is seeking motivated and skilled professionals who are keen to make a difference. We are looking for passionate staff who work collaboratively to deliver ideas and advice that can assist our Pacific Island Country partners in achieving their governance and stability goals.

We invite expressions of interest for Public Financial Management (PFM) Specialists and Economists to join a talent pool supporting our program activities across the Pacific.  This could be an individual or an organisation – our aim is to engage with interested and experienced parties broadly through this process.

PFM Specialists and Economists play a crucial role in supporting our Partner Governments in diverse financial governance areas, including policy and planning, revenue (including customs, tax and non-tax), budget, accounting, financial reporting, audit and strategic advice to strengthen public financial management systems. They may also be required to focus on implementing and improving Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) and enhancing FMIS adoption through capacity building, training, and mentoring.

We require a diverse range of skill sets and capabilities from dynamic and resilient professionals, including:


  • Strategic advisory and policy development
  • Public financial management reform
  • Budget development and management
  • Financial reporting and compliance
  • Internal controls and audit
  • Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) utilisation and integration
  • Taxation and revenue generation
  • Capacity building and training
  • Economic analysis
  • Incorporating Gender Equality, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) and climate change principles.

A combination of remote and in-country assignments will be designed, drawing from the talent pool.  By expressing interest in the talent pool, you are expressing interest in being considered for future opportunities as they arise.

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About the Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform

The Australia-Pacific Partnerships Platform (Partnerships Platform) is an Australian Government initiative funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and managed by DT Global. It provides Pacific Countries with a suite of flexible, fit-for-purpose options that support broad governance and stability development outcomes. The Partnerships Platform currently supports upwards of 30 personnel who are deployed at the request of six Pacific governments (Tuvalu, Nauru, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Federated States of Micronesia and the Cook Islands). Personnel are providing support and leadership in diverse areas, including governance, infrastructure, customs, education, climate change, public financial management, education and more.

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 About You

We seek individuals who demonstrate a high degree of flexibility, respect, resilience and adaptability, and a preparedness to work with limited resources in a challenging environment, this includes the ability to successfully build and manage relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

While we do not require applicants to meet all criteria, we are seeking interest from those who have tertiary qualifications in Economics, Finance, Commerce, Public Financial Management, International Development or a related discipline, and experience in senior roles focused on strategic financial planning, budgeting and capacity building. Ideally, you will have proven experience in a broad range of PFM functions, including budgeting, revenue management, public procurement, treasury and cash management, financial accountability, audit, and fiscal policy as well as the ability to provide strategic financial advice to senior government officials on economic reforms and financial policy impacts. Previous experience in Pacific Island countries and familiarity with TechOne, FreeBalance or similar FMIS products is highly desirable.

All interested parties will be required to demonstrate a strong understanding of, and commitment to Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI), child protection and the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), anti-corruption and other DFAT safeguarding policies.

Other Information

Some positions are accompanied, noting that the deployment of dependants will require assessment and approval by DT Global.  Amendments to the position’s terms of reference may be made during the period of the engagement as required.

The Partnerships Platform is committed to increasing the pool of Pacific Islander, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander expertise. Suitably qualified people of the Pacific, Aboriginals or Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, including LGBTQIA+, women, gender diverse, neurodiverse and people of different abilities.

We can make reasonable adjustments during the EOI process for people with disabilities. If necessary, please email our recruitment team at recruitment @ to discuss how we can support you.

We welcome your interest in joining our PFM Specialist and Economist talent pool. Please ensure you review the Terms of Reference before submitting your expression of interest (click the link or copy and paste it into your browser):

To submit your interest, kindly click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and ensure you upload your resume as part of the application process. You will also be required to provide an overview in 160 words or less, summarising your key skills, and explaining why you would be a valuable addition to our talent pool. Please note that we will only accept applications submitted through the online portal.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday, 16 June 2024 at 11:59 pm AEST

If this opportunity interests you, we encourage you to submit your response to the EOI as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis before the closing date.

About DT Global

DT Global is shaping a future where sustainable development and innovation empower individuals, communities, and nations. We work in partnership with local stakeholders to foster inclusive prosperity, social equity, and environmental stewardship. Our global team of 2,500 staff and experts work in over 90 countries to solve complex problems in the peacebuilding, governance, economic development, environment, and human development sectors. With a track record of technical excellence and more than 60 years of international development experience and relationships, we deliver innovative solutions that transform lives.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT


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