Accountant for Llandewey/Ramble Environment and Disaster Mitigation Initiative- Jamaica




The Llandewey/Ramble Community Development Committee Benevolent Society (LRCDCBS) has received financing from the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund which is managed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of implementing the Llandewey/Ramble Environment and Disaster Mitigation Initiative and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of LRCDCBS and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than the LRCDCBS shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.

The Llandewey/ Ramble Community Development Committee Benevolent Society, the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for an Accountant. The objective of the consultancy is to ensure the efficient and effective accounting and financial reporting, in compliance with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) policies and guidelines. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period of 18 months.

The Llandewey/ Ramble Community Development Committee Benevolent Society now invites interested eligible individual consultants to submit Expressions of Interest indicating qualifications and experience required to provide these consultancy services.

Consultants shall be eligible to participate if:

(a) the persons are citizens or bona fide residents of an eligible country; and

(b) in all cases, the consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any arrangements, whereby any substantial part of the net profits or other tangible benefits of the contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible country.

Eligible countries are member countries of CDB.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of CDB’s Guidelines for the Selection and Engagement of Consultants (2011), setting forth CDB’s policy on conflict of interest. In the assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to qualifications and experience on similar assignments. Work in the areas of disaster risk reduction and climate change in the Caribbean will be an asset. All information must be submitted in English.  Further information may be obtained from the first address below between 900 and 1600 hours Barbados time Monday to Friday.

Electronic copies of the Expressions of Interest must be emailed to the first address below, and copied to CDB at the second address below, no later than 1500 hours on Friday, January 26, 2018. The email submission must include the name and address of the applicant and the subject line shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for Accountant for Llandewey/Ramble Environment and Disaster Mitigation Initiative”.

Following the assessment of submissions, the most technically capable and appropriately experienced applicant will be invited to negotiate a contract to provide the consultancy services. The Llandewey/ Ramble Community Development Committee Benevolent Society reserves the right to accept or reject late applications or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not engaging the services of any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest.


Llandewey/Ramble Community Development Committee Benevolent Society
Llandewey P.A.
St. Thomas
Tel: + (876) 850-7883


Procurement Officer
Procurement Policy Unit
Caribbean Development Bank
P.O. Box 408, Wildey
St. Michael
Tel: + (246) 431-1600
Fax: + (246) 426-7269