Environmental Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 650
Date Posted:Feb 2, 2019
Reference:Ghani -Environmental Specialist
Closing Date:Mar 1, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:8 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Ghani Consultancy Services:

Ghani Consultancy Services (GHANI) is a specialized international Management, Business, Engineering and research firm. We work with organizations aiming to deliver better results. Our extensive experience has made us capable of dealing with the complexity of business and development management. We specialize in multidisciplinary management solutions and enable our clients to achieve higher levels of development and sustain growth. We work with people at all levels of the organization building their capabilities and skills. We engage ourselves with the client, serving their best interest before ours.

Job Summary:


Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:


Duties & Responsibilities:

i) Assist the team leader in managing and implementing the project and ensuring
compliance with the project implementation plan, the loan agreement, and the project
agreement(s), particularly with ADB’s SPS (2009) requirements and project
environment-related legal covenants;
(ii) Assist in the preparation and review of initial environmental examinations for
subprojects, and assist the PMU in the appraisal and approval of eligible subprojects;
(iii) Assist PMU and PIUs in ensuring safeguard compliance—with a particular emphasis
on the monitoring of implementation of the environmental management plans (EMPs) through the site-specific environmental monitoring plans and related aspects of the
(iv) Provide on-the-job trainings to the PMU’s environmental officer, ABE investors, and
contractor’s staff prior to the start of facility construction and installation to develop
their knowledge and understanding of the environmental, social, health, and safety
aspects of the project, and build capacity of staff in PMU and PIUs to undertake their
tasks in EMP monitoring;
(v) Assist PMU in preparation of bi-annual environmental monitoring reports for further
submission to ADB; and
(vi) Contribute inputs to the ISC’s quarterly progress reports for project management and
supervision and the brief monthly summary reports, highlighting potential and actual
issues and/or problems related to EMPs and recommending corrective measures
and/or actions for PMU’s actions.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


The environmental specialist must have at least bachelor’s degree in environmental
science or natural resource management or the equivalent from a recognized

Have at least 8 years of continuous experience working in the field of environmental

The specialist is also required to have considerable experience in environmental
monitoring and be familiar with the laws and regulations of the Islamic Republic of
Afghanistan related to environmental safeguards as well as having had experience in
ADB-financed projects as environmentalists. The specialist will be guided by the
government’s procedures on environmental management, ADB’s Safeguards Policy
Statement (SPS, 2009), and the project’s environmental assessment and review
framework. Having training skills and experience would also be an advantage.

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