Environmental Management Plans, Environmental Management Systems (EMS), Environmental and Social Monitoring
You will report to MCC's Global Practice Leader for Environmental & Social Performance (ESP) and serve as a member of MCC's ESP Practice Unit. You will collaborate with MCC staff and country counterparts to help promote sound environmental and social performance of activities and ensure compliance with MCC's environmental and social standards and guidelines. As a Program Officer / Senior Program Officer you will: •Provide technical and administrative support on the evaluation and management of environmental and social risks and performance of MCC-funded activities and help to identify opportunities for enhancing project design and implementation.•Engage on key development and implementation activities to help ensure that MCC-funded activities comply with host country laws and regulations, the MCC Environmental Guidelines and the IFC Social and Environmental Performance Standards.•Review project-related documents (concept papers, feasibility studies, environmental and social assessments and management plans, consultant terms of reference, construction bidding documents, work plans, resettlement action plans and performance monitoring plans) to ensure environmental and social considerations are properly taken into account in the design, feasibility, implementation, timing, and budgets. •Undertake occasional site visits to MCC partner countries in support of project development and implementation oversight to ensure sound environmental and social performance.•Prepare and/or review terms of reference, budgets, timelines and cost estimates for international and domestic procurements services, and assist with the management of contractors, consultants, and inter-agency agreements.•Support the development and completion of ESP Practice priorities.
US citizenship required.Must have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to GS-11 (for the Program Officer position) or GS-12 (for the Senior Program Officer position) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.For this position, this experience is defined as: providing technical and administrative support on the assessment of environmental and social risks/impacts and/or promoting sound environmental and social performance of development projects, such as roads, energy, agriculture, irrigation and municipal infrastructure; and experience in environmental, social or natural sciences, natural resource management, environmental engineering, policy, planning or a related field; and experience with an international NGO, international finance organization, multilateral organization, and/or global business on international development. Note: This experience MUST be well 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.•Five (5) years of professional experience in the field of environmental and/or social assessment, management and monitoring or a related field.•Experience living and/or working overseas on development projects.•French language skills. (Please include level of proficiency in your resume).