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PostingID : 2363

Job Title:   Senior Social Safeguards Specialist

Job Category: Law Enforcement

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose: • The Senior Social Safeguards Specialist will review social safeguards instruments such as Resettlement Policy frameworks and Resettlement Action Plans in collaboration with relevant government agencies and local beneficiary groups. • S/he will be responsible for compensation processing, monitoring of ESMP and implementation of RAP. The Specialist will also oversee the grievance redress mechanisms and continuous communication with the affected communities. • The jobholder will also ensure safeguards policy compliance of the project. Key responsibilities include: • Enforce social safeguards measures of the project as stipulated in the RAP and ESMP. • Monitor the enumeration and valuation of land, crops and property and other assets and facilitate promptprocessing and timely and accurate payment of compensation by relevant institutions, • Coordinate community interactions and activities with the Project Affected Persons (PAPs) and other stakeholders; • Oversee the grievance redress mechanisms to ensure any issues are resolved in a timely manner; • Conduct and facilitate outreach programs to educate affected persons on the social benefits of the project

Required Skills / Experience

Qualification Required & Experience Requirements: • Masters degree and above in a relevant field of Study such as Anthropology, Sociology, Applied Social Science, Environmental Science or other related fields with at least eight (8) years of professional experience as a Social Safeguard Specialist on a similar Development project OR • Bachelors degree/HND in Anthropology, Sociology, Applied Social Science, Environmental Science or other related fields combined with specialized experience of a minimum of fifteen (15) years as Social • Safeguards Specialist on a similar project, may be considered in lieu of a post graduate degree. • International or regional experience in coordinating and working with multi-disciplinary teams and project stakeholders in similarly complex regional energy sector projects is essential for this position. • Knowledge of World Bank guidelines and procedures on social safeguards, social assessment, social analysis, effective stakeholder engagement and grievance redress systems etc. • Knowledge of practices and cultures of communities affected by the project

Years of Experience : 8 years   


Skills and competencies: • Ability to work in a team, supervise and motivate a project team. • Demonstrated capacity to lead operational and analytical tasks • Experience in facilitating consultations and setting up grievance mechanisms • Field experience is highly desirable


Education Level : Masters


City: Accra


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: Aug 16 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 3/09/2018

How to Apply

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Send Application (CV and Covering Letter) to : recruitment@blueprintconsultgh.com or imujobs@blueprintconsultgh.com

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