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Environmental Advisors (State Level - Niger)

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Deloitte Nigeria is recruiting for Full time Environmental Advisors (State Level - Niger)

Job Description

Akintola Williams Deloitte is the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) member firm in Nigeria and the oldest indigenous professional services firm in Nigeria. The firm was established in 1952 by Mr. Akintola Williams, FCA, CFR, CBE, the doyen of the accountancy profession in Nigeria. Our approach to corporate responsibility is shaped by the recognition that, because we are a professional services organization, our impact on society comes in large part from the way they serve clients

Job Title: Environmental Advisors (State Level)

Job Type: Contract , Full Time

Description

The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:

  • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
  • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development/implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other crosscutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Other Requirements

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage.

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Job Summary
Published
April 16, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Niger
Deadline
April 30, 2020
Specialization
HSE / Safety Management
Industries
Consulting
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