UNOPS recruits 01 Environmental Safeguards Advisor

UNOPS recruits 01 Environmental Safeguards Advisor


Pemba, Mozambique

Environmental Safeguards Advisor
Job categories: EnvironmentVacancy code: VA/2021/B5303/21639Level: ICS-11Department/office: AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCODuty station: Pemba, MozambiqueContract type: International ICAContract level: IICA-3Duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’Deadline date:  18-May-2021
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
 Background Information – Job-specificUNOPS KEMC helps partners achieve their project goals in sectors including: governance, education, health, the environment, grant management and rural development. UNOPS KEMC has over twenty years of experience working in Africa, including on large scale infrastructure projects. With a flexible and responsive presence throughout the region, UNOPS is able to scale up rapidly, through various mechanisms into high risk areas which have proven to be beneficial to partners.

As part of the IDP crisis response, the Republic of Mozambique is preparing the Mozambique Northern Crisis Recovery Project (P176157) to be financed by the International Development Association (IDA) in the amount of US$100 million. The Project Development Objective is to improve access to basic services and economic opportunities for internally displaced persons and host communities in targeted areas of Northern Mozambique. The Project will be implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADER) through the National Sustainable Development Fund (FNDS). The Project will retain and make use of existing Financial Management (FM) capacities and project oversight systems at FNDS. 
The Government has contracted UNOPS to provide overall technical support to Project implementation, including through the preparation of Environmental and Social Safeguards instruments, based on the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Frameworks (ESF); as well as support in M&E. UNOPS is further tasked with the implementation of distinct project components.
The proposed Project has four components: Component 1 – Building social cohesion and resilience to conflict; Component 2 – Provision of livelihoods and economic opportunities for IDPs and host communities; Component 3 –Rehabilitation of public infrastructure and Component 4 – Project management and oversight.
UNOPS is looking for an Environmental Safeguards Advisor that will support the PIU in implementing and monitoring all environmental safeguards related issues.
 Functional Responsibilities
UNOPS is currently preparing a series of Environmental & Social safeguards i…

 EducationAdvanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Environmental Science, Res…

 ExperienceMinimum 7 years of relevant experience in environmental management work is requi…

 LanguagesExcellent written and spoken English language is required
CompetenciesDevelops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex…
Contract type, level and durationContract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract l…
Additional ConsiderationsPlease note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications …
Background Information – UNOPSUNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp…

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