Senior Social Expert
arcadis
Noida IN
6d ago

Arcadis is seeking an experienced (at least 8+yrs) skilled, dependable Social Professional to join our India EP team. This mid-

level full-time position requires an experienced, confident social professional with good communication skills, familiarity with working in Bank funded projects (ADB, IFC), good understanding of the Bank guidelines / policies (such as IFC Performance standards, ADB Safeguard Policies) & experience in interacting with the Bank’s social experts.

Also needs to fulfil NABET’s social expert requirement- perhaps already accredited as Social expert in previous organisation (for working in regulatory projects).

Responsibilities will include a combination of field, office, report writing, project delivery, FI interactions, and related tasks and will include travel within & outside India.

Job Description :

  • Sector Leader Social
  • Conduct & lead socio-economic surveys, social screening of projects & social impact assessment, livelihood impact assessment including Resettlement & Rehabilitation framework
  • Monitoring, evaluation and supervising social mitigation plans and resettlement plans
  • Undertake social assessment and develop mitigation plan as per IFC, ADB, World Bank and financial institutions guidelines
  • Analysing social cost & benefits including risks and mitigation plan for investor decisions
  • Manage Social Team mentor team & develop skill set of the team Direct & monitor project management activities, including tasks delegation & direction, health & safety management, project commercial performance, deliverable quality review and interaction with clients
  • Essential :

  • Degree in Social Science
  • Knowledge of IFC’s performance standards, ADB’s & World Bank’s safeguard policies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong technical writing ability and reporting skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for the role, displaying a willingness to learn and develop.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative manner as part of a team.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Flexibility, willingness and ability to travel nationally.
  • Prior experience of leading team, managing client, FI and projects.
  • QCI accreditation as Socio Economic expert.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Flexibility, willingness and ability to travel nationally.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified

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