Environmental and Social Safeguards Specialist

Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development - Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia, Lusaka

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Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
01/03/2019

Description
Assessment test required

Position
Environmental and Social Safeguards Specialist
Industry
Vacancies
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Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY : ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SAFEGUARDS SPECIALIST

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the vacant position of Environmental and Social Safeguard Specialist Officer at Zambia Mining Environmental Remediation and Improvement Project – Kabwe Municipal Council.

The Zambia Mining Environmental Remediation and Improvement Project is a World Bank financed project whose objective is to reduce mining and environmental health risks in Kabwe, Kitwe, Mufulira and Chingola

JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATION

JOB TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SAFEGUARDS SPECIALIST

JOB PURPOSE: To support the Kabwe Municipal Council Project Implementation Unit in developing, Implementing and administering environmental and social safeguards related to project intervention in Kabwe.

MAIN DUTIES OR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Identification and development of Environmental and Social Safeguards relevant to the Project
  • Review of Environmental and social safeguard specific reports
  • Ensure compliance of Project with Zambian and World Bank policy and regulatory guidelines on Environmental and Social Safeguards
  • Review of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments for remediation, rehabilitation and livelihood project interventions to ensure compliance with Zambian and World Bank standards
  • Review and update of Safeguards policies and legislation to ensure interventions are sustainable

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENT

a) Minimum Secondary Education:

Grade Twelve School Certificate

b) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences, Environmental Sciences or any Engineering field

c) Minimum Relevant Pre-job Experience:

Minimum of five (5) years post qualification working experience on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.
Experience in donor funded projects will be an added advantage;

d) Communication skills:

(i) Written Skills

Must possess excellent writing skills

(ii) Oral Skills

Must possess good oral communication skills

e) Other skills/Attributes:

  • Good communication skills;
  • Computer literate with skills in at Excel, Word, Power point,
  • Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to be a good team player;
  • Self-starter:
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Ability to maintain good relationships.

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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