The Government of Tajikistan received a $37.50 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group (WBG) for the implementation of the “SOCIAL PROTECTION MODERNIZATION AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROJECT”. The project aims to support the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in protecting poor and vulnerable households from shocks, promoting economic inclusion and improving social safety nets.
The project will be implemented by two executive agencies, namely the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population (MHSPP) and The Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan (MLME).
The Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan (hereinafter MLME RT) with the assistance of the Project Implementation Unit (hereinafter PIU) will be the implementer of Component 2 (Support to Unemployed Including Labor Migrants) which includes individual specialists responsible for specific tasks in the implementation of the project, including Environmental Specialist to fulfill the necessary actions for the implementation of the Project. The PIU MLME will have an overall responsibility for the implementation of all activities under the Component 2 and 4.2, including fiduciary responsibilities. The PIU MLME will support day-to-day administration for the project, including support on technical, financial and procurement, safeguards and monitoring and evaluation processes for the two Components (2 (2.1, 2.2, 2.3) and 4 (4.2)) of the project.
The PIU Environmental Specialist will be responsible for implementing the environmental and risk management activities of the “SOCIAL PROTECTION MODERNIZATION AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION” Project. The purpose of this appointment is to ensure the coordination and implementation of environmental events and environmental risks in line with the World Bank Environmental and Social Standards and Tajikistan law. The Environmental Specialist in close cooperation with the Social Development Specialist will be responsible for supervising the social and environmental aspects in order to implement the EIP and the POM and Social Safeguard Measures / Environmental and Social Management Plan) which will be prepared (if necessary) for each of the sub-projects to be implemented under the Project.
Responsibilities and scope of work:
Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and in close interaction with the Social Development Specialist, the Environmental Specialist will be in charge of coordinating the project's day to day environmental risk management actions:
His/her key functions will be to:
His/her job responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
The Environmental Specialist is accountable to the Project Manager/Executive Director and the Project Coordinator. The specialist is expected to work closely cooperate with the departments and divisions of the Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment Population of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The duration of the task is from ____ ____________, 2023, to June 30, 2027, with a probationary period of 3 (three) months. The term of consultant engagement may be extended by mutual agreement of the parties.
The Environmental Specialist will be located in PIU MLME office in the city of Dushanbe with a trip to the project sites if necessary.
PIU MLME will provide project documents and a workspace with access to office equipment.
Interested candidates must submit a complete set of the following documents in person:
• A statement addressed to the Minister of Labour, Migration and Employment of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan for submission of documents;
• CV in Tajik and English (must include full information on education and work experience);
• Reference letters indicating contact details of recommending persons;
• Copy of a diploma of higher education;
• Copies of certificates of additional education or participation in seminars and trainings; and
• Copy of passport (place of registration, TIN).
The above documents must be submitted in an envelope, indicating the vacant position and name of the candidate to the following address: 5/2 Alisher Navoi str., Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Social Protection Modernization and Economic Inclusion Project)
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The deadline for submitting documents is by 30 October 2023 (10:00 a.m.)