MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT
The Government of Uganda (GOU) has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate Smart Development (IFPA-CD) Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE -Lead Agency), Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and National Forest Authority (NFA) with the involvement of the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA) in tourism-related activities.
The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to improve sustainable management of forests and protected areas and increase benefits to communities from forests in target landscapes.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include execution of tasks linked to specific positions detailed below under the project for an initial duration of two yearsrenewable subject to satisfactory performance.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for each position can be found at the following website: https://www.mwe.go.ug/library/tendersprocurement.
The MWE now invites eligible individual consultants to apply for the consulting assignments. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services as required in the TORs. The submissions should include a cover letter summarizing the relevant experience and indicating its relevance to the assignment at hand. The expressions of interest should be accompanied with a CV with phone contact, postal and email addresses, copies of relevant academic documents/ qualifications and copies of the appointment letter (s)/ Contract (s) of the current or most recent employment.
Social Risks Management Specialist
Reporting: Project Technical Coordinator
The primaryobjective for the assignment is to support social risks management of all project activities. The specialist shall oversee social issues pertaining to the project, ensuring project compliance with commitments expressed in the Environmental and Social Commitment Plan. The Specialist shall also oversee the design, implementation and monitoring of social mitigation measures stipulated in the project’s ESMF (including Labor Management Procedures), Process Framework, and Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups Framework.
How to apply
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e., 0900 to 1700 hours Monday to Friday.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person or by email by 1400 hours on 6 th December, 2021.
The Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit
Ministry of Water and Environment Headquarters
Plot 3-7, Kabalega Crescent, Luzira
Tel: 0417 889481
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