Senior Environmental Expert

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 823
Date Posted:Nov 26, 2018
Closing Date:Dec 9, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Social Science
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:

Founded: 2002

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

Lead the department safeguards team’s efforts in providing advice, developing policies, and advancing the development of environmental procedures on an ADB-wide context. Specific duties will include:

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Work independently and assist with multiple projects, priorities, and locations.

Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral

Strong organizational skills

An efficient working manner

Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of professionals towards common goals


Close attention to detail

The ability to cope with criticism

A friendly, approachable and confident manner

A flexible and committed approach to the job

Duties & Responsibilities:

 The expert will be responsible for conducting environmental safeguard due diligence in accordance with ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement (2009).
 Prepare an Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) report presenting the environmental impacts and mitigation measures of the proposed project consistent with the MFF Environmental Assessment Review Framework (EARF), following ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS, 2009) and government requirements and propose detailed implementation arrangements in compliance with the SPS and national legal policies on environmental safeguard issues and recommend measures to bring the gaps if found between SPS and national regulations;
 Prepare an Environmental Management Plan and an Environmental Monitoring Plan providing details of the likely costs associated with environmental monitoring. The environmental reports will be disclosed on ADB's website along with the IEE report;
 Review Government of Afghanistan, and executing agency policies, procedures and monitoring systems pertaining to environmental issues that may arise from the project implementation;
 Discuss with the executing agency its corporate mandate and ascertain how it could address environmental safeguard issues through its corporate structure;
 Review policies that the executing agency has already put in place as part of its ongoing project implementation for projects supported by ADB and other donors, with a view to harmonize the requirements across agencies;
 Develop executing agency internal capacity for environmental due diligence;
 Provide input on the field of responsibility to inception, interim, draft and other project reports.
 Prepare IEE reports and summaries for each project based on the environmental assessment requirements of ADB's polices/guidelines and any applicable procedures or guidelines for environmental assessment as required by the Government: and ensure that the costs for implementation of recommended environmental management and monitoring plans. and any capacity strengthening measures;
 If the IEE recommends undertaking a full environmental impact assessment (EIA). conduct the EIA and prepare the report and its summary. including an environmental management plan to implement mitigation measures;
 Conduct public consultations and importation disclosure to affected persons (APs) as required by ADB and Government;
 Prepare or update documentation related to environmental assessment containing recommendations for appropriate environmental mitigation measures for identified significant impacts and mentoring plans to address these impacts; and assess measures that may be needed for the implementation of environmental management and monitoring plans.
 Supervise and monitor environment management plan and report progress accordingly;
 Provide OJT to counterpart experts on field of expertise;
 Any other related activity as may be reasonably requested by DABS.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


University Degree in a relevant field such as Environmental Engineering, Applied Social Science, Environmental Science or other related fields.

Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level

At least 7 years of work experience in similar position

Job Keywords:

Senior Environmental Expert
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