International Finance Corporation (IFC) invites job application for the post of Environmental Specialist and Social Analyst for the year 2020. Interested candidates can check out full details for the same below.
Environmental & Social Analyst
Eligibility: A degree in environmental management or sciences, social sciences, engineering, or other relevant discipline.
A minimum of three years of relevant experience in environmental and/or social assessment related to private sector business activities.
Track record in working with private sector firms across industry sectors (including agribusiness, infrastructure and/or manufacturing) to identify environmental/social risks and issues and develop mitigation measures to ensure compliance with good international industry practice.
Knowledge of IFC Sustainability Framework and supporting documents such as Guidance Notes, EHS Guidelines, and other IFC publications on sustainability a plus.
Strong research and analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze and synthesize diverse related data and information. Attention to detail a must.
Duties: Supporting analysis to assist environmental and social specialists in appraising the environmental and social risks and impacts associated with IFC investments against the requirements of IFC’s Performance Standards (PSs) on Environmental and Social Sustainability.
Assist in defining steps required to ensure compliance with the PSs and the World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines (www.ifc.org/ehsguidelines).
Assist in supervising the environmental and social performance of client companies through the review of monitoring reports and site visits to supervise environmental and/or social aspects of clients’ operations.
Assist in providing training on environmental and social issues to IFC clients, investment staff and other specialists.
Eligibility: Graduate / Advanced Degree in environment and/or natural resource management, environmental policy or engineering, or similar relevant disciplines as well as proven experience in one or more areas of environmental risk management, such as: environment, health and safety (EHS); risk assessment; occupational, health and safety (OHS); due diligence, environmental site assessment, and compliance audits.
Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience, including private sector experience in sustainability and E&S risk management and preferable in Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services sectors. International experience across developing countries will be advantageous.
Knowledge of IFC’s Sustainability Framework, Performance Standards (PSs) and supporting documents such as Guidance Notes, WBG EHS Guidelines, and other IFC publications on sustainability.
Duties: Undertake Environmental and Social (E&S) due diligence to identify E&S risks and impacts associated with IFC investments primarily across manufacturing, agribusiness and services (MAS) sectors against the requirements of IFC’s Performance Standards; and identification of appropriate mitigation measures to ensure compliance with IFC PSs and the World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines (www.ifc.org/ehsguidelines).
Prepare public disclosure documents for new investments as well as other internal documentation in the investment project cycle.
Identify systemic bottlenecks existing in the market that prevent adequate E&S risk management in the Manufacturing and Services sectors. Contribute substantively to upstream activities by using technical experience and expertise.