N-FIER/MRRD Baghlan, Baghlan
Dec 24, 2017Full time
Job Description: Duties and Responsibilities: The ESSSP will conduct the following tasks: Conducting and completion of assessment of status of enterprises regarding environmental and social safeguard issues; Supporting and creating awareness to the beneficiaries to become ESS compliant; Coordination with relevant organization regarding ESS issues, Determining the training and technical assistance for enterprises. Specific Scope of the Assignment The specific scopes of the assignment are (but not limited to: Examine, evaluate and advise enterprises in adopting suitable, cost-effective and physical / social environmental friendly designs. Orientations for new registered SMEs and EGs regarding SIU/AREDP Conduct crosschecking and vetting of SME physical and social environmental specification conflicts, and tender / contract documents. Facilitate AREDP, enterprise owner and contractor in following the ESMF as per the contract deed, specifications and local socio-environmental settings. Act as an advisor, coordinator and eyes / ears to AREDP on all socio-environmental aspects related with the project. Ensure environmental and social mitigation measures for the SME in a manner that civic and social rights of local communities are protected and enhanced. As a resource person, provide support to the provincial staff on how the relevant environmental and social impacts should be identified; To identify the potential environment and social safeguards (ESS)issues after reviewing the enterprises Monitor that AREDP supported enterprises are complying with existing National Laws such as Environment Law, Labor Law (notably in relation to child labor and forced labor) etc. Prepare an environmental and social screening list through field observations; Conduct consultative meetings with relevant stakeholders to discuss site-specific environmental and social issues of the sub-project and get feedback from the participants to refine the ESMF Submit the environmental and social monitoring reports to the Environmental and Social Safeguard Specialist on a monthly basis Expected Deliverables: The overall roles and responsibilities of ESSSP are as follows: Social Mobilization: Design and conducting Orientation sessions to mobilize community and community groups on Environment and Social Safeguard importance for EGs, SMEs, SGs, and VSLA. Need Assessment: Visit community groups (SMEs, EGs, SGs, and VSLAs) at their workplace and conduct need assessment to find the gaps and issues pertains to Environmental and Social Issues; Capacity Building Training: Customize the present material if required on the bases of the need assessment and should deliver one day training form mentioned courses below addressing Environmental and Social Safeguards to EGs; SMEs, VSLAs and other beneficiaries Develop success story on Environmental and Social compliance of Enterprise has been developed; Mitigation Measures Application: Coordination and Facilitation with supported rural enterprises on application of mitigation measures in order to develop the ESS compliance level (plantation of trees, use of safety tools, Environmental Hygiene and Safety (EHS) Compliance, application of AREDP Child labour Strategy and recording evidences of avoiding child as labor, first aid kids, fire extinguisher, distribution of posters etc.); Number of registered complaints have been handled; Registration of SMEs with NEPA: Introducing rural enterprises to Provincial NEPA offices in order to register an environmental friendly entity (rural enterprise) at provincial level; Dissemination and advocacy of Developed ESMPs and Child labour Strategy: the level of rural enterprises’ Compliances on Environmental Hygiene and Safety (EHS) and social safeguards should enhanced (specific sessions on ESMPs and Child labor strategy should be conducing with relevant SMEs and EGs); Facilitate and develop capacity to conduct Exposure visit for SMEs or EGs (Provincial, National and International Province) & provide report on facilitation; Monthly Report has been Compiled, Prepared and submitted.