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Environmental Spec.

Reference 091896  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Ankara
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 11/11/2009
Company Name World Bank
Contact Name Personnel
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The Environmental Specialist under the supervision of the Country Director and the Environment & NRM Sector Manager will have the following key responsibilities:

• Ensure the effective integration of environmental due diligence as defined by World Bank safeguards policies as well as international good practice documents (e.g. Equator Principles) into the design, appraisal and implementation of Bank supported projects (environmental lending portfolio, AAA work);
• Resolve issues with clients and SMU related to the interpretation of the Bank safeguards policies, specially the OP 4.01 on Environmental Assessment under the guidance of the ECA Regional Safeguards Coordinator;
• Provide expertise and assistance in conducting projects and programs environmental assessment, review and provide comments on environmental technical reports, participate in preliminary field assessments and supervision of the implementation of project Environmental Management Plans, and ensure the proper implementation of Bank and country/region rules and procedures with regard to environmental management;
• Provide environmental input in project documents in accordance with the Bank operational policies including PCN, PAD and Decision/Negotiations Packages (including preparation of environmental safeguard policy related documents and providing assistance with proper EA disclosure procedures and requirements);
• Actively support mainstreaming of environmental issues into technical project designs of engineering projects (e.g. infrastructure, transport, energy, water) in an effective and implementation-oriented manner;
• Facilitate and maintain effective communication with the local partners, NGOs, civil society, the private sector as well as specialized international organizations in concert with the Bank’s Disclosure Policy and need to harmonize with clients and other IFIs;
• Substantively contribute to ECA safeguards review meetings and represent ECA on safeguards initiatives as needed;
• Participate in reviews of country’s environmental management systems and institutions, frequently as part of country systems work, but also as part of broader country analytical work. This would include sectoral assessments (e.g. for the transport sector) as well as assessments of broad programs (e.g. industrial privatization).

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