Senior Advisor in Financial Asset Management - Tenders Global

Senior Advisor in Financial Asset Management

United Nations Office for Project Services




UNOPS has been providing technical assistance and capacity development to the four public pension funds and in Honduras in order to strengthen public sector capabilities in the development of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and having capacities in the oversight of the PPP projects to ensure transparency and proper and fair management of public resources and the savings of thousands of Honduran public workers. This, as the Pension Funds contribute to the development of the country and the advancement in SDGs by providing support to infrastructure development, operations and maintenance, helping the government in its efforts to advance in the Sustainable Development Goals in a transparent and fair way.

This position is expected to enable the continuation of support in the provision of senior expert advisory services to the project 22779-002 Technical Assistance to the Public Pension Funds for the Government Civic Center (CCG), and would continue supporting, in a smaller role, other initiatives in the area of expertise as they become available.

The Senior Advisor in Financial Asset Management, will be part of the Honduras project team, and will provide expertise on debt financing in areas related to fund management, project finance, asset management, project preparation, and other tools or mechanisms to support the development of capacities of the Public Pension Funds in infrastructure. 

We encourage local and international candidates to apply. The payment will be based on the local scale currency, according to the place of residence. 
Functional Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Advisor in Financial Asset Management, will work in the projects listed on section 1 focusing on the following results:
  • Advisory on compliance and implementation of infrastructure projects
  • Work closely with the Project Manager and team to develop relationships with key institutions and decision makers in the Honduran government entities, development banks, and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Establish solid working relationship with the project board, client and key stakeholders such as CABEI, CAF, IADB and the Green Climate Fund;
  • Advise on the definition of concepts and review of the process of asset and debt management as well as infrastructure investment origination.
  • Advise the client on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as oversight and portfolio management processes).
Strategy, policy and process definition for portfolio strategy in Project Preparation:
  • Lead the development of the financial, commercial and overall portfolio procedures and policies, working with the other experts and leadership of the PPP & Infrastructure Finance Advisory Services team.
  • Analyse the Central American Bank for Economic Integration and other financial institutions to ensure alignment of the services to be provided. 
  • Review and update policies for fund management, including assessment of different types of investment financing (loans, bonds, etc.);
  • Advise on the financial modelling of the portfolio or fund operation;
  • Lead or perform directly other financial analysis as necessary for the projects;
  • Develop investment policies, operational procedures, etc. for portfolio planning and management.
  • Address risk and compliance matters regarding project or portfolio management (Project Preparation);
Work with Public Private Partnerships (PPP) technical specialists and contractors:
  • Participate in discussions and analyses with the team of expert advisors on legal, financial and other areas on regulation, rules, procedures, risk assessments, regulation and other legal aspects involved in PPP;
  • Support the development of the framework for sustainability of the projects;
  • Provide feedback and inputs to technical experts to ensure the smooth integration of all documentation and impact across the documentation; 
  • Support with expertise our partners in their negotiations of contracts, and any terms and conditions for the implementation of projects.
  • This position is home-based and depending on the home location, the selected candidate will be required to travel at least 35% of his/her service time.
Education/Experience/Language requirements:


  • A third level education degree (master’s degree or equivalent) is required. Preferably in the fields of Finance, Economics, Business Administration (MBA), or other relevant field. 
  • A second level education degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably in finance, economic, Business Administration (MBA), or other relevant fields plus additional years of experience on top of minimum years required may be accepted in lieu of the Master´s degree;
  • Candidates without any university degree and 16 years of relevant experience may be considered.
  • Formal certifications in accounting (CPA), trainings or other forms of capacity in financial modelling applied to Infrastructure, project finance, portfolio management or accounting is an advantage.
  • Please explain and/or describe in each of your work experiences the following mandatory requirements for this opportunity
  • A minimum of ten years (or more depending on academic credentials) of relevant experience in the field or infrastructure financing from a multilateral development bank or other development finance institutions. 
  • Leading deals in asset management is required
  • Having experience advising or lending in infrastructure in emerging markets is required 
  • Working with multilateral organizations and pension funds is required 
  • It will be desired or an asset:
  • Leading teams of advisory in infrastructure is an asset  
  • Creating or managing infrastructure asset management facilities, with particular experience in debt in Latin America is an asset
  • Fluency in English and Spanish  is required
  • Fluency in other languages is an asset.




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