Posted on :
25 Feb, 2020
25 Feb, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to recruit suitable qualified persons for the positions for the National Adaptation Project (NAP) Ghana Project.
Job Title: Project Financial Officer
The Government of Ghana, through the Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, has successfully obtained a grant of USD 2,950,634 from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for a three-year project to build capacity to advance National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Ghana. The UN Environment is the Delivery Partner for the project, with the role of supporting and overseeing the project implementation.
The project entitled “Enhancing multi-sector planning and capacity for effective adaptation in Ghana” will be implemented by a small project team headed by a National Coordinator. The new NAP project will support multi-sectoral, medium- to long-term adaptation planning and budgeting in Ghana and promote the integration of climate change adaptation aspects into development planning processes and policies.
The key positions required under the project are:
PROJECT FINANCIAL OFFICER
The applicant will work under the direct supervision of the National Coordinator for the Ghana National Adaptation Plan (NAP) project to ensure the achievement of the expected Outcomes and Outputs of the NAP project as set in the approved GCF Funding Proposal document and the Project Coope.iation Agreement (PGA) between the Environmental Protection Agency of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and UN Environment. He/She will be responsible for the overall financial management issues for effective implementation of the project.
The incumbent must demonstrate commitment to EPA’s mission, vision and values. S/he must display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Under the supervision of the National NAP Coordinator (NC), the Financial Officer will responsible for the execution of financial management activities such as maintaining project accounts, undertaking bank reconciliations, preparing quarterly and annual expenditure reports, preparing budget revisions and cash advance requests. The Finance Officer will be based in the Project Management Unit located in the premises of the Environmental Protection Agency. Specifically, the Financial Officer will have to:
Knowledge Management and Learning
The incumbent must be willing to share knowledge and experience of the project implementation with stakeholders within the confines of the PCA. S/he must actively work towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
Qualification and Experience
The successful candidate for the Financial Officer position will have the following profile:
Salary is commensurate with background and experience.
How To Apply
Interested and eligible persons are to submit their application letters and Curriculum Vitae following address:
THE AG. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
P 0. BOX M 326
Closing date for submission of applications: Wednesday, 4th March 2020
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.