Project Accountant

Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE)

Job Summary

The main objective of this assignment is to provide finance and accounting services to the MWE and project implementing entities to ensure effective financial management throughout the implementation of IFPA-CD. The Project Accountant is expected to operate a financial management system for the IFPA-CD project that adheres to the project financial management information needs, GoU financial management procedures and financial management standards and implementation requirements of the World Bank.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT

The Government of Uganda (GOU) has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate Smart Development (IFPA-CD) Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE -Lead Agency), Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and National Forest Authority (NFA) with the involvement of the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) in tourism-related activities.


The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to improve sustainable management of forests and protected areas and increase benefits to communities from forests in target landscapes.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include execution of tasks linked to specific positions detailed below under the project for an initial duration of two yearsrenewable subject to satisfactory performance.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for each position can be found at the following website: https://www.mwe.go.ug/library/tendersprocurement. 


The MWE now invites eligible individual consultants to apply for the consulting assignments. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services as required in the TORs. The submissions should include a cover letter summarizing the relevant experience and indicating its relevance to the assignment at hand. The expressions of interest should be accompanied with a CV with phone contact, postal and email addresses, copies of relevant academic documents/ qualifications and copies of the appointment letter (s)/ Contract (s) of the current or most recent employment.


Project Accountant

Reporting: Assistant Commissioner, Accounts


Job Purpose

The main objective of this assignment is to provide finance and accounting services to the MWE and project implementing entities to ensure effective financial management throughout the implementation of IFPA-CD. The Project Accountant is expected to operate a financial management system for the IFPA-CD project that adheres to the project financial management information needs, GoU financial management procedures and financial management standards and implementation requirements of the World Bank.


How to apply.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e., 0900 to 1700 hours Monday to Friday.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person or by email by 1400 hours on 6 th December, 2021.


The Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit

Ministry of Water and Environment Headquarters

Plot 3-7, Kabalega Crescent, Luzira

Kampala, Uganda

Tel: 0417 889481


Email: pdu@mwe.go.ug  and copy to: kateregga9@gmail.com,  margathieno@gmail.com  and alivalence@gmail.com 

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