ESM / Health and Safety Officer

شناسه پست:VA - AFG/THRCP/NRA/MOT 149/2020
عنوان: ESM / Health and Safety Officer
دسته بندی:1204
مدت:1 year - Extendable
تاریخ ختم: 2020-01-29-(2 هفته مانده)
تعداد نفر:3
معاش:As per THRCP/NRA (NTA Grade: C) salary scale per m
جنسیت:مرد یا زن


کارفرما: THRCP/National Roads Authority-Ministry of Transport/ NRA/MOT | درباره THRCP/National Roads Authority-Ministry of Transport/ NRA/MOT
شهر: 12613, 13462
کشور: AF


تحصیلات:• Bachelor Degree in Environment Social Science or similar discipline • QC including H&S training c
تجربه کاری:- At least 5-year professional work experience in سال

Description of Duties:  

Environmental and Social Safeguard Assessment and Management

Ensure that the Environmental and Social Management Plan and social inclusion procedures are well understood by the key counterparts responsible for project implementation including the Contractor.

Ensure that all project activities and its implementation are in compliance with approved ESIA ESMP and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP).

Ensure the implementation of Environmental Mitigation Measures (EMM) and Environmental & Social Management Plan (ESMP) are as per the Schedules by the contractor.

Review and endorse all project prepared documents to ensure the incorporation of Environmental and Social Issues. 

Support the Resident Engineer to identify and address ESMP implementation challenges at projects site and advise on the appropriate solutions and/or preventive mitigation measures.

Ensure liaison and coordination through Resident Engineer with regional agencies (line ministries governor’s and district offices provincial councilors; PDC’s DDAs NGOs and NEPA) for ensuring implementation of the social development issues and ESMP implementation.

Conduct environmental and social safeguard assessments and data collection for the implementation of ESMP at the project site.

Responsible for the implementation of health safety and traffic management plan.

Attend meetings with local traffic officials and local community to ensure safe and smooth transportation during construction.

Carry out consultation with PAPs PAFs GRC community district governor and other stakeholders during the project construction phase.

Conduct coordination meetings with Grievance Redress Committees (GRC) along the project corridor and train the members of the GRC regarding their responsibilities.

conduct regular coordination and consultation meetings with local governmental authorities community development councils (CDCs) grievance redress committee (GRC) community and village elders regarding social and security issues record and share their visions for better solutions.

Ensure that all project activities and its implementation are in compliance with approved ESIA ESMP and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP). 

Ensure that the grievance redress mechanism is functional at the project site and is being followed by the contractor.

Registering analyzing documenting and solving of all grievances related to the project and coordinate it with relevant parties to prevent the delay of the project.

Follow the World Bank IFCs General Health and Safety Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Community Health and Safety.

Be responsible for all construction site safety-related issues of the THRCP project developing and delivering training programs as per world bank health and safety guidelines.

Evaluating contractor safety programs for comprehensiveness and compliance with THRCP/WB policies.

Verifying that the contractor is conducting the proper training as per OSHA standards.

Making sure that the contractor is promoting safe work practices and conditions in accordance with OSHA and project safety manual.

Review and provide comments for approval/acceptance of the Environmental Plan and H&S plan submitted by the contractors.

Providing feedback to the organization on the status of H&S conditions at the project sites meet the contractor QC and H&S teams to improve H&S conditions and implementation of the H&S and ESM plans.

Conducting periodic safety Meetings on construction safety topics designed to communicate safety-related matters policies and procedures.

Ensure that medical staff first aid equipment and stores sickbay and suitable ambulance service are available at the project site.

Verifies that all tools and equipment are adequate and safe for use.

Promotes safe practices at the job site.

Stopping any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy and not meeting the contract requirements and accepted standards.

Responds to employees’ safety concerns.

Identify the construction danger zone in the project site and ensure that all personnel vehicles and livestock are cleared from the zone before and during the blast and in the settlement area necessary steps should be taken to avoid damage to the people animals and property from the flying rock during blasting.

Assists management and supervisors in investigating accidents and developing measures to prevent recurrences.

Monitoring of provision of protective clothing (PPE) for laborers during construction works and handling of hazardous materials e.g. helmet adequate footwear (Hard Boots) protective goggles gloves etc.

Ensure proper traffic control and management at the project site (traffic control devices temporary fencing barriers traffic signs and speed limits) should be installed in the construction site by contractor.

Assist in monitoring the women’s participation in the implementation of projects to ensure compliance with the terms agreed within community consultation and participation and the contractor.  Where compliance is weak coordinate with Resident Engineer/Regional & Head office team and other relevant stakeholders to take appropriate measures to facilitate dialogue on the agreed terms and make recommendations to address challenges that arise.

Provide input on gender-specific activities into regional ESM monthly reports on project progress highlighting relevant implementation challenges and measures to address such challenges as they arise and ensure timely reporting to ESM specialists.

Perform any other tasks as requested by the Resident Engineer/ ESM Specialist.

Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting:

Regular site supervision of the implementation of the ESMP by the contractor.

Monitor the environmental and social impact of the project on local residents and lead discussions between communities contractors and project engineers on project-related issues.

Carry out regular supervision and monitoring of the project activities and make sure that the activities are in compliance with ESMP and COPA.

Regular progress report on ESM issues and ESMP implementation to ESM Specialist.

Report the details of any accident/ incident issue at the project site to CSU after its occurrence. The report shall be based on a detailed investigation of the event.

Timely submission of monthly ESM progress reports to the ESM Specialist.

Prepare environmental and social audits reports of the projects upon the completion of the project.

Prepare any ad-hoc progress reports briefs periodical reports and statistical data as required and submit it to ESM Specialist in Kabul.  

Training and Awareness Raising:

Identify the training needs of the key counterparts on ESM issues and coordinate with ESM Specialists to develop and deliver relevant training to the target beneficiaries.

Train the contractor’s ESM officer on ESMP and the Specific Environmental and Social Conditions proposed in the ESIA.

Facilitate the delivery of training on ESMP and Conditions of Particular Application (COPA) to CSU site staff.

Train the members of the GRC on grievance redress mechanism and their responsibilities.

Developing and delivering health and safety training programs as per world bank health and safety guidelines.

4. Final Product

THRCP sub-projects and THRCP in whole is in full compliance with ESIA and ESMP requirements

5. Qualifications and Experience

a. Education

Bachelor Degree in Environment Social Science or similar discipline

QC including H&S training certificates

b. Work Experience

At least 5-year professional work experience in Environmental and Social Safeguard for similar projects. 

Previous experience with similar responsibilities for similar projects would be an asset.

Previous work experience with international organizations highly desirable.

c. Key Competencies

Good knowledge of facilitating techniques and demonstrated facilitating skills.

Ability to take initiative and ensure adequate and rapid follow-up actions.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Willingness to work long hours when required and is able to work under pressure.

Well organized and results orientated.

Be willing and able to travel to provinces within Afghanistan including insecure and volatile areas.

Good working knowledge of English both verbal and written fluent in Dari and Pashto.

Good working knowledge of Ms. Office applications (Word Excel PowerPoint) and internet/e-mail.

Be able to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Ability to work with the projects technical teams and within the communities.


Purpose and Scope of Assignment

Under the overall supervision of the Resident Engineer and technical guide of the Environmental and Social Management Specialist based in Kabul Office the ESM Officer is responsible to assist and support the Resident Engineer (RE) in the implementation of the THRCP Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) Resettlement Action Plan and social safeguards issues in the project site. Under the guidance of Resident Engineer the ESM will ensure the timely and appropriate liaison between Project staff government authorities community representatives GRCs committee contractors and THRCP management. 

Specific responsibilities and duties will cover three main areas of activity (a) Based on project ESM policy survey and collection of environmental and social safeguard data development of ESM reports and document   and ensuring the implementation of Site-Specific ESMP RAP and relevant procedures in coordination with the main office (b) inspect and monitor training activities to ensure the principles and procedures for ESMP are well understood and being followed by technical staff and contractors; (c) monitoring and reporting on the proposed environmental social health safety and traffic management mitigation measures as per the site-specific ESMP.


طریقه ارسال درخواستی

Qualified candidates may submit their application including a letter of interest complete Curriculum Vitae via Email Address: [email protected] Kindly indicate the vacancy number (VA – AFG/THRCP - NRA/MOT 149/2020) and the post title (ESM/Health & Safety Officer) in the subject line when applying by email.

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