Resettlement Specialist

  Progress Consultancy Services
  Afghanistan Unspecified 432
Date Posted:Feb 11, 2010
Reference:1
Closing Date:Feb 27, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Consulting
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Progress Consultancy Services:

 

Job Summary:

Progress Consultancy Services (PCS) was established in 2007 with the aim to provide quality services to the public, private and non-for profit organizations according to their dynamic needs. PCS has partnered with leading national and international consultancy and construction firms which are highly known for their quality services for years in Afghanistan.

PCS has shown full commitment in the process of development of the war ravaged country, stands by its commitment to undertake responsibilities for social and economical development of the society. Thus, PCS is undertaking a variety of activities to support and achieve this highly appreciated target. Where necessary, PCS employs specialists and other personnel to help achieve its ultimate goal by their skills, dedication and integrity.

Currently, PCS is providing consultancy services that are required to help Ministry of Public Works to implement road construction project from Yakawlang to Bamyan (Bamyan) and from Mazar-e-Sharif to Dar-e-Suf (Balkh Province). The consulting services involve approval of design made by the contractor, certification of all the works for quality and quantity, contract administration, supervision of supply and installation of tolling facility and benefit monitoring and evaluation.

PCS requires employing Resettlement Specialists to provide his/her professional services described below to work in connection with the project mentioned above:

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Conduct site inspections to establish extent of social impacts
• Assist with the preparation of resettlement/land acquisition plans as necessary
• Assist MPW with arranging and holding public consultation/information meetings
• Assist with training staff for monitoring health and safety programs

Job Requirement:

 Qualified degree in Sociology or equivalent and worked as national level Social/Development/Resettlement Specialist in large infrastructure projects.
 Familiar with Afghanistan laws on land
 Excellent skills in MS Word and Excel
 Language skills – Dari, Pashto and English
 Committed to helping the team to meet its objectives
 Committed to sharing skills with staff and building up the capacity of other staff
 Excellent communication skills, speaking and writing.
 Good communication and negotiation skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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