Job Title: Reginal Senior Environmental and Social Safeguards Specialist
Salary: Based on the project’s scale
Duty Post: The Regional Safeguard expert will be stationed at the Reginal Project Coordination Unit (RPCU) in with occasional travel to the project Woredas for training, technical assistance and quality assurance.
Reporting to: The Reginal Project Coordinator
The Specialist would be responsible for the following:
Under the direct supervision of Regional Project Coordinator, the Safeguard expert will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties.
Ensuring that each activity under the project is subjected to the Project ESMF process and procedures.
Prepare guidelines, tools and notes for use in the project based on relevant environmental policies, acts and regulations/ directives of the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) and relevant safeguard policies of World Bank Group and the ESMF;
Organize Environmental Orientation & awareness or sensitization, and training across the PCUs from woreda to federal level.
Help commissioning and managing Initial Environmental Examination (IEE), if necessary and other special studies/ assessment such as Pest management, hazardous & e-waste management. Prepare environmental information materials and help the project in disseminating the information to the relevant stakeholders;
Review project and activity plan, design, cost, and bid documents to ensure mitigations are incorporated, and project/ activity documents and environmental documents are in harmony.
Carry out site supervisions during implementation of projects and activities, and provide feedback to the FPCU;
Taking part in recruiting and managing independent consultant for mid-term and end-term evaluation of ESMF Compliance.
Evaluate environmental risks associated with project activities; and propose associated mitigation measures
Monitor potential collaboration with specific key stakeholders, such as Ministry of Science, Technology and Ministry Environment, Forest and climate change, Federal cooperative agency, Wildlife Authority and etc. and Conduct necessary training workshops to the relevant regional specialists.
Assist regional experts to conduct workshops to the beneficiaries aimed at empowering them to plan, implement, operate ,report and maintain the system;
organize and Prepare necessary reports quarterly and report to the MoALR and the WB ;
Assist the federal Project coordinator in the preparation of discussion papers and any other related documents;
Assist regional experts to conduct workshops to the woreda PCUs, Woreda EFCC offices and beneficiaries aimed at empowering them to operate and maintain the system.
Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the project coordinator.
Qualifications: BSc/MSc in environmental sciences, environmental health, environmental engineering,
Work Experience: At least 6 years of relevant experience for MSc and 8 years for BSc.
Date of registration: 7 working days starting from the first day of announcement.
Place of registration: Human resource development directorate (Bureau of Agriculture) room number 01.
Date of examination: will be announced soon after registration.
Applicants should update their work experience
Short listed applicants are conducted for the exam