The Safeguards Advisor will be responsible for the overall mentoring, guidance and high level overview of the respective PIU’s Environmental Officers of each WB Supported project in accordance with the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica [GoCD] and World Bank’s management and implementation requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and support to the Social and Environmental Officers at the PIUs of the different World Bank Projects
  • Ensure that all World Bank social and environmental safeguards policies are adhered to
  • Provide overall guidance to manage the preparation, updating and implementation of the relevant safeguard instruments, frameworks (i.e. Environmental and Social Management Framework, Indigenous Peoples Plans, Resettlement Policy Frameworks etc.) and plans are properly implemented across the portfolio of WB Projects
  • Ensure the adequate follow up and monitoring of the safeguards instruments and provide expert guidance where required
  • Provide expert advice and support to the PIU’s Environmental Officers of the different World Bank Project to lead the preparation of technical and operational safeguard plans for approval and implementation
  • Identify challenges, opportunities, priorities and needs on safeguards relevant to the World Bank project and plan for their implementation
  • Supervise consultancy works, review and assess products/services provided by consultants and experts and notify / advise the IST Portfolio Manager and the PIU Manager on quality and recommend appropriate actions to be taken for improvement as per guidelines and principles
  • Ensure safeguards related to quarterly monitoring and evaluation activities are carried out as planned and reported accordingly
  • Conduct joint work with the other staff of the IST to ensure coordination of activities
  • Lead trainings in environmental and social safeguards to build capacity within PIUs and Government ministries for effective management and implementation of the Projects and to ensure safeguards guidelines are fully understood
  • Train the PIUs Social and Environmental Officers on integrated safeguards principles

Expression of Interest

Interested applicants should submit their CV and a letter of motivation / application stating suitability for the position on or before June 22, 2018 to the Financial Secretary of the Ministry of Finance (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). References may be requested to be provided if necessary, on demand.

View the entire Implementation Support Team (IST) Safeguards Adviser (PDF, 43 KB) vacancy announcement.

Posted: 29/05/2018