EIA/SEA Review and Evaluation, Environmental Management Systems (EMS), Environmental and Social Monitoring
As the Director, Environmental and Social Performance, you will:•Evaluate the environmental and social performance of MCC-Compact-funded activities and identify opportunities for enhancing project design and implementation. Support and ensure integration of environmental and social considerations and good international practice into project design and implementation.•Oversee development and implementation activities to ensure they are consistent with the MCC Environmental Guidelines, IFC Environmental & Social Performance Standards, and other international best practices.•Review project-related documents including environmental and social assessments and management plans, construction bidding documents, work plans, and ensure environmental and social considerations are factored into the design, feasibility, implementation, timing, and costs of activities.•Conduct, direct, and/or evaluate complex environmental and social assessments and analyses, management plans, and resettlement action plans.•Manage consultants, and inter-agency agreements to ensure that environmental and social-related deliverables and work products are acceptable. Prepare and/or review terms of reference, budgets, timelines and cost estimates for ESP-related procurements for civil works and consultant services, and provide contract and project management support.•Undertake regular site visits to MCC countries in support of project development and implementation.•Enhance and develop the capacity of country partners and MCC staff to manage environmental and social risks, impacts and opportunities throughout project development and implementation.•Contribute to ESP Practice initiatives, provide intellectual leadership, and supervise and mentor junior ESP staff.•Represent MCC to and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders including other US Government agencies, NGOs, international development organizations, senior officials within the U.S. and MCC partner country governments, and strengthen partnerships to enhance project results.•Keep abreast of current thinking, approaches, policies and regulations related to environmental and social assessment.
US citizenship required. Must have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to a GS-14 or an equivalent level that is directly related to the work of this position and that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience must include activities such as: providing technical advice and guidance on the assessment and management of environmental, social risks and impacts associated with development projects/programs in developing countries; experience managing or undertaking high-level technical analysis of environmental and social issues and providing effective communication to enhance the design and implementation of development projects in a variety of sectors such as transportation, agriculture, water/ sanitation, energy, and municipal infrastructure; experience planning and managing technical consultant services; and experience communicating environmental and social concepts to stakeholders both orally and in writing. Note: This experience MUST be documented within your resume or application. The following qualifications are highly desirable: •An advanced degree in environmental, social or natural sciences,environmental engineering, planning or a related field;•Fifteen (15) years of experience in the field of environmental and/or social assessment, management and monitoring or a related field;•Experience undertaking high-level technical analysis of environmental and social risks and impacts and providing effective communication to enhance the design and implementation of development projects;•Broad international development experience, including management and/or leadership roles;•French language skills