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Consultant – Project Accountant

Ministry of Community Development and Social Services

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 28/09/2020.

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Ministry of Community Development and Social Services

The Republic of Zambia

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT

COUNTRY: ZAMBIA

NAME OF PROJECT: GIRLS EDUCATION AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND LIVELIHOODS
(GEWEL)-SUPPORTING WOMEN’S LIVELIHOOD (SWL) CONSULTING
SERVICES-(INDIVIDUALCONSULTANT)

Credit No. 5658.

Project ID No. P151451

Duration of Contract – Two years renewable on satisfactory performance

1. The Government of the Republic of Zambia with financial support from the World Bank is implementing the Girls’ Education and Women ‘s Empowerment and Livelihood (GE WEL) Project. The development project objective is to increase access to livelihood support for women and access to secondary education for disadvantaged girls in extremely poor households in selected districts.

2\. The Project supports the expansion and potential reform of ongoing
Government interventions through the following components:

Component 1 — Supporting Women’s Livelihoods (SWL): Launch a new initiative
that builds on the Government’s existing structures and programs supporting
livelihood productivity and economic empowerment;

Component2a -Keeping Girls in School (KGS): Provide suppoftto girls in
households benefitting from the Social Cash Transfer Scheme (S CTS) to attend
secondary school;

Component2b — Social Cash Transfer (SCT): Extend support to the KGS by
providing cash incentives to cover costs not included in KGS, which is school
and boarding fees, but affect the learning progress ofgirls; and

Component3— Institutional Strengthening: Provide institutional support to
improve capacity for policy management, program coordination, systems building
for effective and efficient implementation and M&E on women’s and social
protection programming.

3\. The Supporting Women’s Livelihoods (SWL) component is being implemented by
the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) to support
poor women’s livelihood productivity and economic empowerment. It finances a
comprehensive package of activities for beneficiaries, including context-
specific training, mentoring, follow-up support and mentoring, provision of
productivity grants, and facilitation of savings groups. These are detailed in
the TORs.

4\. The SWL through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services
is now seeking to engage a qualified individual with the necessary experience
for the position of ProjectAccountant. The Project Accountant will support the
Project Financial Management Specialist in ensuring the timely and accurate
provision of accounting services to the project, including contributing to
sound financial management of the project in line with GRZ and World Bank
Guidelines. The Project Accountant shall further assist the Project Financial
Management Specialist to ensure maintenance of financial records in
appropriate order to meet the requirements ofthe World Bank and to facilitate
classification and analysis of the financial information for monitoring
project progress.

5\. The Ministry of Community Development and Social Services now invites
eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the
services of the Project Accountant. Interested consultants must provide
information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services
prescribed above (Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic Certificates, and Cover
Letter).

QUALIFICATIONS

The consultant shall have the following:

> BA in Accountancy/Full ACCA/C IMA/Z I MA professional or equivalent,
> Full Grade 12 School Certificate,
> Member ofthe Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants,
> Minimum of three years post qualifying experience,
> Knowledge and experience in World Bank financial Management and disbursement guideli nes,
> Excellent communication skills, and
> Good Numerical and computational skills.

OTHER SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

> Computer literate:
> Analytical,
> Integrity,
> Trustworthy,
> Confidentiality, and
> Reliable

6\. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in
the World Banks Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD
Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (‘Consultant
Guidelines”) (Current Edition)

Interested consultants may obtain further information including the full Terms
of Reference (TORs) and Job Descriptions for the consultancy either via email
or in person at the address below:

The Procurement Specialist,

Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MC DSS),

GEWEL Project – Supporting Women’s Livelihoods (SWL),

Sadzu Road, Community House, SWL Project Office,

LUSAKA

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