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The GoJ plans to extend the functionality of the CTMS by developing the Revenue Management

Module (RMM), which will address the current deficiencies in revenue recording. As a first step

towards the implementation of a government-wide JIFMIS, CTMS is being further enhanced to

function in a web-based environment. The web-enhanced version of the CTMS will centralize

the implementation of the current client-server FinMan budget execution application software

used in MDAs. It will facilitate version management of the application software and the related

look-up tables such as the Chart of Accounts. It will also provide a consolidated view of budget

execution in a single centralized database.

The project will be implemented along the following tracks:

i) Track 1 CTMS Development

The objectives of this track are to address the current deficiencies in revenue recording; increase

domestic revenue; as well as strengthen revenue policy and oversight of revenue collection; and

improve the receipt and processing of payment requests from the MDAs. This will include the

implementation of an upgraded version of the CTMS to a web-based environment without any

additional functionality by March 2019 (this has been achieved). This will be followed inter alia

by the introduction of consolidated financial reporting and automated bank reconciliation.

ii) Track 2 Development and implementation of the JIFMIS

The objectives of this component are to enhance cash management, government accounting and

reporting, debt management and improve revenue and expenditure forecasting by developing a

solution to replace the GOJ’s CTMS and integrating with other GoJ development projects that

can be considered components of the JIFMIS, such as:

1. Budget Preparation and Management System (BPMS)

2. Government of Jamaica Electronic Procurement (GOJEP)

3. Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS)

4. Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) -

5. Human Capital Management Enterprise System (referred to as ‘myHR+’)

6. Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System (CS-DRMS)

7. Central Securities Depository (CSD)

8. Pension Earnings and Pension Administration System (PEPAS)

9. Asset Management and Inventory and Shared Services system

10. Public Investment Management Information System (PIMIS)

The data flow of the envisioned process of JIFMIS System 1

is described in the diagram below.

1 Jamaica Integrated Financial Management Information System (JIFMIS) conceptual design January 2015

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TERMS OF REFERENCE

PROJECT MANAGER, JAMAICA INTEGRATED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (JIFMIS) PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION UNIT (PIU)

EXECUTIVE OFFICE, MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE Page 3

look-up tables such as the Chart of Accounts. It will also provide a consolidated view of budget execution in a single centralized database.

Track 2 Development and implementation of the JIFMIS

The objective of this component are to enhance cash management, government accounting and reporting, debt management and improve revenue and expenditure forecasting by developing a solution to replace the GOJ’s CTMS and integrating with other GoJ development projects that can be considered components of the JIFMIS, such as:

1. Budget Preparation and Management System (BPMS) 2. Government of Jamaica Electronic Procurement (GOJEP) 3. Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) 4. Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) - 5. Human Capital Management Enterprise System (referred to as ‘myHR+’) 6. Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System (CS-DRMS) 7. Central Securities Depository (CSD) 8. Pension Earnings and Pension Administration System (PEPAS) 9. Asset Management and Inventory and Shared Services system 10. Public Investment Management Information System (PIMIS)

The data flow of the envisioned process of JIFMIS System1 is described in the diagram below.

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The data flow of the envisioned process of JIFMIS System1 is described in the diagram below.

The interface is expected to enhance cash management, debt management and improve revenue and expenditure forecasting.

2.1. Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project

The Project Development Objective (PDO) of the Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project is to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for private sector growth.

The Project is financed by a Grant of US$2.64M from the Department for International Development (DFID) and a Loan of US$35M from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank).

In implementing the Project, the Government intends to advance its administration to a level that is competitive at international standards. This is being done in order to achieve greater economic stimulation through efficiency in the Government’s operations. The project will also have the benefit of improving service delivery to all Jamaicans, especially the most vulnerable and will benefit the private sector through greater ease and facilitation of business through a streamlined and accountable public sector.

The Project also has six components:

 Component I: Strengthening the Public Investment Management System  Component II: Strengthening the Budget Preparation Process & Results-Based

Budgeting

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 Component III: Adaptive Public Sector Approaches to Promote Fiscal Sustainability  Component IV: Modernizing the Accountant General’s Department  Component V: Fostering Industrial Growth and Trade Facilitation  Component VI: Project Management

The project is designed under into two main thematic areas:

(a) Reinforcing Fiscal Discipline and Revenue Enhancement; and (b) Public Sector Institutional strengthening to Remove Barriers that Impede Trade

Facilitation. The activities of this consultancy will be supported under the thematic area under

(a) above and Component 3 of the Project.

3. OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The main objective for recruitingg JIFMIS Financial Management Specialists is to complement the work of the Financial Management Advisor in providing financial management advisory services to support the successful implementation of the ongoing PFM Reforms within the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, and to more specifically support the successful implementation of the Jamaica+Integrated+Financial+Management+Information+System">Jamaica Integrated Financial Management Information System (JIFMIS).

The Government of Jamaica (GoJ), represented by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service (MOF&PS) (“Contracting Authority”) is seeking to engage 3 (three) qualified individuals (Consultants) as Financial Management Specialists to provide financial management advisory services to support the design, development and implementation of the GoJ Integrated Financial Management Information System (JIFMIS).

The key deliverable will be an integrated financial management system that i) conforms to international best practices in government financial management information systems; ii) promotes sustainable public resource management, effective public service delivery, and open and accountable government and iii) ensures the optimization of the government’s ability to manage public funds by:

 providing a consolidated view of its operations including all assets, liabilities and investments.

 improving the quality and timeliness of financial data to monitor and improve the efficiency and transparency of government service delivery.

 facilitating the monitoring and evaluation of the fiscal responsibility framework.

 facilitating the implementation of monetary policy and cash management.

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The GoJ plans to extend the functionality of the CTMS by developing the Revenue Management Module (RMM), which will address the current deficiencies in revenue recording. As a first step towards the implementation of a government-wide JIFMIS, CTMS is being further enhanced to function in a web-based environment. The web-enhanced version of the CTMS will centralize the implementation of the current client-server FinMan budget execution application software used in MDAs. It will facilitate version management of the application software and the related look-up tables such as the Chart of Accounts. It will also provide a consolidated view of budget execution in a single centralized database.

The project will be implemented along the following tracks:

i) Track 1 CTMS Development

The objectives of this track are to address the current deficiencies in revenue recording; increase domestic revenue; as well as strengthen revenue policy and oversight of revenue collection; and improve the receipt and processing of payment requests from the MDAs. This will include the implementation of an upgraded version of the CTMS to a web-based environment without any additional functionality by March 2019 (this has been achieved). This will be followed inter alia by the introduction of consolidated financial reporting and automated bank reconciliation.

ii) Track 2 Development and implementation of the JIFMIS

The objectives of this component are to enhance cash management, government accounting and reporting, debt management and improve revenue and expenditure forecasting by developing a solution to replace the GOJ’s CTMS and integrating with other GoJ development projects that can be considered components of the JIFMIS, such as:

1. Budget Preparation and Management System (BPMS) 2. Government of Jamaica Electronic Procurement (GOJEP) 3. Revenue Administration Information System (RAiS) 4. Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) - 5. Human Capital Management Enterprise System (referred to as ‘myHR+’) 6. Commonwealth Secretariat Debt Recording and Management System (CS-DRMS) 7. Central Securities Depository (CSD) 8. Pension Earnings and Pension Administration System (PEPAS) 9. Asset Management and Inventory and Shared Services system 10. Public Investment Management Information System (PIMIS)

The data flow of the envisioned process of JIFMIS System1 is described in the diagram below.

  1 Jamaica Integrated Financial Management Information System (JIFMIS) conceptual design January 2015

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