Closed: Expressions of Interest: PROP National Project Accountant: Tuvalu

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD) is the implementing agency for the PROP project in Tuvalu. To support project implementation TFD requires the services of a dynamic, experienced National Project Accountant (NPA) to be responsible for financial management and oversight of this PROP, as well as for other donor-funded fisheries projects implemented by the TFD.

The NPA will be based in Funafuti and will be responsible for undertaking the financial management, recording and reporting aspects of the Tuvalu national component of the PROP, ensuring that all financial transactions and reporting comply with the requirements of the Tuvalu Government and The World Bank.
The NPA will also assist with the financial management of New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fishery Support Project (TFSP), help with procurement of goods and services under both the PROP and the TFSP, and support capacity building in financial management and reporting among the staff of the TFD.

The role of the NPA will require sustained high-level attention to project financial planning and management, support to procurement exercises, and liaison with relevant Tuvalu government departments, FFA, and other participating PROP countries. The NPA will report through the PROP National Project Coordinator (NPC) to the Director of Fisheries, who has overall responsibility for the Project.

The main tasks of the PROP National Project Accountant are shown in the attachment1,

Required qualifications and attributes are in the attachment2,

Additional information is shown in attachment 3.

To obtain full details, download the Terms of Reference and the above attachments here: PROP National Project Accountant TOR.

Applications for this position should be addressed to the: Director, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Natural Resources, Private Mail Bag, Vaiaku, Funafuti, or by e-mail to applications should include a cover letter, explaining the applicant’s reasons and motivation for applying for the post, as well as a curriculum vitae which details the applicant’s education, qualifications and experience, transcripts and relevant documents to support the application.

The closing date for applications is August 22, 2019. Applications received after that time will not be considered.