Social Safeguards and Gender Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 1391
Date Posted:Aug 29, 2018
Reference:007-2018-ADB
Closing Date:Sep 17, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Agriculture
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About GreenTech Dunia Consulting:

GreenTech Dunia (GTD) is a registered project management Consulting Company (MoCI license No.: D- 78011) established in 2015. We stand for environmental sustainability and innovation embedded in a global mindset. GTD’s team consists of experienced experts from various professional fields, who have successfully completed projects in Afghanistan, Germany, Pakistan, UAE, and Iran. GTD's team is committed to delivering value-based and innovative solutions to its clients by applying a management approach that considers not only the science but also the art of project management. GTD pursues a team-work approach by closely cooperating with all involved stakeholders throughout the entire lifecycle of a project. GTD maintains an expert database with up to 3,000 national and 500 international experts. GTD has local and international cooperation partners in various sectors; thus sustaining the global mindset of the company. GTD's goal is to contribute to the improvement of people's living standards through the employment of a holistic approach. This approach takes into account social and economic factors alike; consequently allows us to develop appropriate technologies for the sustainable development of emerging economies. GTD is developing and managing projects in the field of renewable energy, water, agriculture, and environment. GTD’s commitment to the cause is further strengthened by the fact that it dedicates 5 % of its annual profit to other research and development projects in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

See below, duties

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

i) In conjunction with the M&E specialist, design a survey instrument to be used in the base line survey ahead of each ABE investment (including the affiliated farmers expected to be impacted) that will allow project impacts to be better assessed;
(ii) Train CPMO and/or PMU and PIU staff in use of the survey instrument to conduct initial household assessments for baseline data collection. Oversee at least one assessment in each participating province and mentor facilitation partner staff to ensure robust, consistent, and reliable data;
(iii) Assist in development of relevant indicators for gender disaggregated socio-economic data in collaboration with the monitoring and evaluation staff and consultants in the PMU and/or PIU and facilitation partners;
(iv) Design the manual for community engagement, test the material, and build the capacity of PMU, PIU and facilitation partners in basic community development skills, and gender awareness. Provide guidance for implementation and monitoring of the GAP and community and participation strategy;
(v) Ensure that subprojects in all participating provinces are implemented in compliance with the project’s community and participation strategy, GAP, and ADB’s requirements for social safeguards, including: (a) screening of each intervention it potential social impacts; (b) preparing due diligence reports for interventions; (c) collaborating with beneficiary communities; (d) assisting in disclosure of relevant safeguard information to affected persons and local stakeholders; and (f) assisting in implementation and monitoring of social safeguard activities;
(vi) Support the preparation of subproject social safeguard due diligence reports with respect to involuntary resettlement and train PIU and PMU staff in conducting subproject social safeguard due diligence;
(vii) Coordinate with other consultants in identifying areas where gender-inclusive and socially inclusive provisions can be strengthened under the project at both levels of subprojects; and
(viii) Together with the monitoring and evaluation specialist, undertake the midterm and the end-of-project review with affiliated farmer communities; and(ix)
Provide guidance for implementation and monitoring of the GAP and ensure that the GAP for the project is effectively implemented and its requirements to ensure participation of women are integrated into the formulation and implementation of subprojects.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Bamian, Gardez, Ghazni, Khost, Kunar, Laghman, Nangarhar, Paktia, Paktika, Wardak

Qualifications:

 The social safeguards and gender specialist must have at least bachelor’s degree in social science or international development or the equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution.
 Have at least 10 years of continuous experience working in the field of social safeguard and gender for internationally funded agricultural development projects.
 S/he must have considerable experience in the implementation of social safeguard due diligence and gender action plan (GAP) and be familiar with the laws and regulations of Afghanistan related to gender equity, participation and other social safeguards whilst having considerable experience in ADB-financed agricultural development projects as a social and gender specialist in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Job Keywords:

gender, social equality, social safeguard, agriculture, horticulture, women
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