Job Vacancy Opened at Road Development Agency | How to Apply

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Job Vacancy Opened at Road Development Agency for Application | How to Apply.

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Road Development Agency Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The Road Development Agency recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Zambiainfo.com.

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Details of Road Development Agency Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) has received financing from the World Bank (WB) towards the cost of implementing the Improved Rural Connectivity Project (IRCP) in six (6) provinces of Zambia namely Central, Eastern, Luapula, Southern, Muchinga and Luapula provinces. The financing of the remaining four (4) provinces namely Copperbelt, Lusaka, Western and North Western will come from GRZ. The project will be implemented for a period of five (5) years. The Road Development Agency (RDA) whose mandate is the care, maintenance and construction of the road network in Zambia is implementing component one (1) of the IRCP. RDA has since established a Project Management Unit (PIU) headed by a Project Manager to spearhead the implementation of component 1. The PIU is also responsible for ensuring effective inter-component coordination between all the implementing agencies as well as providing technical and coordination support to the National Coordinator who is based at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure.

RDA would like to recruit a Social Safeguards Expert who will be responsible for the management of social safeguard issues on the IRCP in accordance with World Bank and Zambian policies and regulations.

Duties

The Social Safeguards Expert will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Provide overall policy and technical guidance and direction for safeguards issues under the Project, as defined by the project environmental and social safeguards instruments;
  • Coordinate the timely preparation of the Environmental Project Briefs (EPBs), Abbreviated Resettlement Action Plans (ARAPs), Contractor’s Environmental and Social Management Plans (C-ESMP) and the Grievance Redress Mechanism of the Project (GRM) and other safeguard documents that are vital for the successful implementation of the project;
  • Ensure the full implementation of Abbreviated Resettlement Action Plans prior to the commencement of civil works on any road sections;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Grievance Redress Mechanism, Gender and the Gender Based Violence (GBV) Reporting and Management on the project;
  • Conduct regular monitoring of project activities to ensure compliance with the safeguard instruments;
  • Ensure that the provisions of the EP3s, ARAPs and C-ESMPs are implemented and adhered to during the construction and rehabilitation phases of the project;
  • Liaise closely with the Road Development Agency Environment and Social Management Unit (ESMU), Contracting Entities, Monitoring Consultants and other relevant stakeholders during project implementation;
  • Promote community participation during the project implementation process through the holding of regular sensitization/awareness raising meetings as well as the selection process of sites for community Infrastructure;

Schedule:

This is a full-time position on the project. The service is initially for a period of 3 years but is subject to renewal based on satisfactory performance, for the remaining duration of the project.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field such as Developmental Studies, Social Work, or Social Sciences from a reputable training institution.
  • A minimum of five years’ work experience in environmental and social management,
  • Prior experience of working with communities in rural areas and on donor funded projects will be added advantages.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven strong writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate in at least one of the local languages.
  • Familiarity with the relevant Government procedures and regulations.
  • Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint email and the internet.
  • Good interpersonal relations.

How to Apply

Only candidates meeting the above requirements should apply to:

The Director – Human Capital and Administration

Road Development Agency

P.O BOX 50003

Plot 22 Fairley Road

Ridgeway

LUSAKA

Kindly note that all copies of professional and academic qualifications should be certified as true copies of the original and enclosed together with a cover letter and up-to-date curriculum vitae with three traceable references.

Closing date for submission of applications is 24th January, 2020. Soliciting and lobbying in any form will lead to automatic disqualification, Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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