Pragma Corp
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Job Description and Requirements

Pragma (, a U.S. government contractor, seeks a foreign exchange management and operations consultant for a medium-term assignment under its USAID-funded Middle East Growth Best Practices (MEG), Yemen Economic Stabilization and Success (YESS) program. MEG/YESS provides technical support to the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY) in monetary policy, payments systems, and foreign exchange management and operations. The assignment will begin in April 2019 and run for approximately nine months. Approximately 75% of that time must be onsite in Aden.

The foreign exchange management and operations consultant, in conjunction with other team members, will estimate, track and manage international reserves in the CBY in a transparent and sound manner; develop and implement an operational plan to meet the transparency and reporting; requirements needed to unfreeze major reserve accounts; efficiently and transparently conduct international payments transactions; facilitate efficient and cost-effective trade financing activities; establish sound external debt tracking procedures to facilitate timely short-term external debt monitoring activities; and establish non-distortive and transparent exchange rate management policies and practices.

The foreign exchange management and operations consultant should have a minimum of eight years of experience in foreign exchange management and operations, including either staff experience or consulting experience in a central bank. The consultant should have experience in exchange rate management, foreign reserve management, foreign debt repayment, and international letter of credit operations. Applicant must speak Arabic and English. Applicants must be willing and able to travel to Yemen. Currently, American citizens and green card holders are not eligible to travel to Yemen under US Government programs. Please e-mail resumes to