Environmental Safeguards Specialist via ReliefWeb

Damaturu, , NG

The Programme Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU) is an establishment of Yobe State Government, supported by World Bank, Multi Sector Crisis Recovery Project. It has the mandate to oversee implementation of World Bank and other donor funded multi-sectoral Crisis Recovery Projects in the state. Its strategic imperative is to enhance coordination and sustainability of capacity development that would lead to improve service delivery in the state

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the project safeguards team’s efforts by providing advice, building capacity, and advancing the development of safeguards policies
  • Identify, assess, and monitor overall capacity building needs on environmental safeguards within the project
  • Strengthening institutional capacity, improving environmental quality and the sustainable management of natural resources, and promoting equitable solutions
  • Review the effectiveness of Environmental Safeguard policy with local stakeholders (communities and government agencies)
  • Identify safeguard risks and impacts in recovery operations, programs and strategies, and provide recommendations on approaches to mitigation
  • Provide technical cooperation designed to assist in the analysis and implementation of environmental measures
  • Undertake field visits to ascertain if the grievance redress mechanism established for the project is functioning appropriately and the individual projects are implemented in an environmentally sustainable manner
  • Ensure that environmental safeguards issues are incorporated into bid and specification documents for all sub project documents

Qualification and Experience

Master’s degree in Environmental Management, Civil Engineering, or relevant field. Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience of which at least 5 years in projects funded by multilateral agencies. Experience and ability to work with Geographical Information System (GIS).

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (cover letter & most recent resume) to [email protected] stating the position applied for as the subject, on or before 12th May, 2017.** For further details please visit http://gridconsulting.net/careers-projects.php