EIA/SEA Review and Evaluation, Environmental Management Plans, Environmental and Social Monitoring
The RMI Ministry of Finance is inviting interested individuals for the Safeguards Advisor to support the project preparation and implementation of the World Bank projects. The Safeguards Advisor will be based in the Unit to provide technical assistance to the Project Implementation Units (PIUs) for safeguards requirements of all World Bank funded projects. For the first year the focus of the work will be PREP Phase II as set out in the Project’s Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF), and for safeguards requirements of RMI SEDeP as set out in the Project’s Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) and RPF. The overall objective is to ensure compliance with the safeguards instruments and the World Bank Safeguards Policies more broadly. The detailed scope of services can be found in the Recruitment Announcement published on rmi-mof.com or email email@example.com
Applications should include the Cover Letter and the CV and be submitted before 5:00 pm Majuro Time, March 07, 2018. The email subject line should state: “Safeguards Advisor Position- full name of the candidate.”
The submission must be addressed to: Jennifer Tseng Director of DIDA firstname.lastname@example.org
The Safeguards Advisor shall have a graduate degree in environmental and / or social impact assessment, environmental science, environmental engineering, planning or similar relevant discipline.
The Safeguards Advisor shall have at least 10 years relevant experience in the management of impacts from infrastructure projects in small island states or in similar landscapes. At least two year’s demonstrable experience with the World Bank safeguards policies or equivalent development partner policy implementation is required. Demonstrated ability in effective project management is essential, including: expertise in work planning; an ability to work in a team; effective at providing advice and outputs on time and to agreed quality; and able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders. An understanding of the Marshallese culture is an advantage.
Proficient speaking and writing professionally in English. Basic knowledge or proficiency in Marshallese is an advantage.
Additional Salary Information: The total remuneration package, including salary and other benefits will be up to US$240,000.00 per annum subject to negotiation based on previous documented contracting experience. The consultant is subject to 10% RMI non-resident income tax. The consultant is fully responsible for the cost of local transportation (to/from local housing to the MoF office). Travel to the States, other Pacific Countries or local travel away from the base office shall be supported from the budget for operating costs under the project as per applicable MoF policies for airfare, accommodation and per diem. Working hours would be consistent with the Government of RMI hours. Some overtime may be required for timely delivery of responsibilities. Time in lieu would only be granted in exceptional circumstances and with the written approval of the Director of DIDA.
Other benefits include:
•Mobilisation from originating location. (Government policy to be applied – reimbursable for airfares and payment for shipping)
•Home leave once in a 12 month period. (travel follows government policy which includes airfare and per diem on travel stops. Reimbursable arrangement)
•Leave provision 30 working days (includes 10 working days sick and 20 working days annual) in addition to public holidays observed by the Government of RMI.
•Cost of Living allowance
About Ministry of Finance
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) was established under the 11 MIRC Chapter 1 Financial Management Act. The MOF serves to be a comprehensive system of public financial management for the RMI to administer all revenue and fiscal functions of the Government of RMI in the following areas:
- revenue, tax and duty collection;
- accounting, fund and treasury maintenance, security and accounting, disbursement, accounts receivable and expenditure accounting;
budget control; and
- all data processing and other assets related to the foregoing.
The MOF consists of four (4) divisions and one (1) office. It includes 1) Division of Accounting and Administration, 2) Division of Budget, Procurement and Supply, 3) Division of Customs, Treasury, Revenue, and Taxation, 4) Division of International Development Assistance (DIDA), and the Ebeye Finance Office located in Ebeye, Kwajalein Atoll.