Environmental & Social Impact Assessment Consultant – Garowe

  • Garowe
  • Full time
  • 4 months ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On Mar 26 ,2021
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 10 years

Job Description

CTG Overview

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Overview of position

The Somali govt., through the FGS Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation (MOAI) & the Puntland Water Development Agency (PWDA) proposed construction of an earth dam in Dharoor valley, to provide local communities with water for domestic & agricultural purposes. A feasibility study was carried out at the proposed site, Gawlalaale & designs for an earth dam produced with associated BOQ. In order to obtain the “environmental license” & “funding approvals” of construction for the Dharoor valley dam there is need to carry out an Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), which will have to comply with the environmental guidelines of the financing institutions. The purpose of this consultancy is to undertake the ESIA at the proposed dam construction site in Bari Region, Puntland State of Somalia.

Role objectives

Reviewa the Somali govt., our client safeguards operational policies & determine which ones are triggered by the Dharoor valley dam project. Identify the impacts & provide mitigating measures for each applicable safeguard policy. Prepare an inception report within 1 week of commencement of the study indicating the work methodology, approach, detailed work plan & results of the scoping phase. Develop a draft ESIA report within 1 month of the study. Submit the final ESIA report. Prepare an inception report indicating the work methodology, approach, detailed work plan & results of the scoping phase. Prepare an ESIA report.

Project reporting: This role reports to the Technical Advisor.

Key competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or Natural Science.
  • Must be well versed in all MS Office applications & experienced in producing reports.
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in environmental assessment of infrastructure, water & energy projects.
  • Minimum of 10 year of experience in Horn of Africa (desirable).
  • Fluent speaking & writing of English is essential & knowledge of Somali is desirable.
  • Registered EIA / EA expert with minimum 8 years’ experience is required.
  • Good command of international standards, including IFC safeguard policies, is also required.
  • Must be well versed in all MS Office applications & experienced in producing reports.
  • Self starter with good initiative & multi tasking skills who pays attention to the details, demonstrated ability to troubleshoot & resolve problems, excellent spoken & written communication.

Team management: This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information: Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

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