East African Development Bank (EADB)
Deadline of this Job:
18th February 2013
CURRENT REPORTING: DIRECTOR GENERAL
LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE, KAMPALA
Provide environmental and social management technical advise and support to the
bank’s stakeholders in particularly with regard to investment projects. Carry out
research and investigations to identify, abate and advise on elimination of
environmental hazards. Ensure compliance to the Bank’s related policies,
regulatory frameworks and global trends.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop, review and implement environmental and social management policies
and guidelines for the Bank.
Work with stakeholders including regulators to enforce compliance and improve
Environment and Social standards of the institution.
Prepare and share position papers on the environmental and social
management strategy and standards of the Bank.
Raise awareness and provide training on environment and social issues and
related risk management standards and practices in the Bank.
Advise on the environmental issues related to investment projects, and advise
on the best ways to mainstream environmental aspects into project design
(including capacity building, awareness raising, public consultation and
Contribute to the project appraisal processes by reviewing, analysing and
advising on social and environmental impact/risks and appropriate mitigation
measures on investment projects. Advise on best practice, and contribute
accordingly to the supervision of the projects by providing specific oversight on the
implementation of the environmental and social mitigation and monitoring
Review applicable environmental permits and permit conditions associated with
Understand the global and regional strategic focus with regards to
environmental and social matters. Keep abreast of national and international
legislation, contribute to policy dialogue with stakeholders in the region and advise
the Bank accordingly.
Represent the Bank in technical meetings related to environmental and social
Prepare environmental compliance reports with action plans for management
Qualifications and experience
The desired candidate should be holder of an advanced degree (post graduate
degree) in engineering, ecology/environmental sciences/natural resource
management or other relevant discipline,
At least 10 years relevant professional experience with no less than 5 years’
experience in environment and social management roles.
Experience in developing and managing Environment and Social programs in
DFIs or large corporates, or providing Environment & social risk management
advisory services to clients will an added advantage;
Demonstrated technical knowledge of best available practices related to
Environment and Social risk management standards and practices for financial
Proven ability and experience in conceptualizing , designing and implementing
major projects and producing comprehensive reports or studies;
Demonstrated professional leadership and ability to lead a team of
professionals in the execution of major project components;
Ability to engage with various stakeholders, effective influencing skills and
Strong leadership, organizational, and communications skills; ability to
communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend
Strong presentation skills
Relevant experience working in the EAC region is desirable
Excellent English (written and spoken), communication skills are essential.
Knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
Job application procedure
If your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please email
your application quoting the relevant job title by 18 February 2013 to The Human
Resource Manager on the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please
attach your comprehensive Curriculum Vitae including an e-mail address, daytime
telephone contact, qualifications, experience, present position, names and
addresses of three referees. All applications should be sent online by email.
Applicants for all positions must be nationals of the EADB Member States. Only
short listed applicants will be contacted. Applicants that do not receive a response
by 18th March 2013 should consider themselves unsuccessful
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