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International Environmental and Social Impact Assessment SME

at ICF in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

ICF is seeking an On – Call Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Expert to support the Environmental Compliance Procedures contract with USAID Operating Units through adherence to international best practice environmental protection principles. The Expert will assess the potential environmental, human health and social impacts during USAID activity development and implementation, and identify practical environmental protection and mitigation strategies, as required by USAID environmental compliance procedures.

This preferred location for this position is the Washington, DC metro area with potential international travel trip post-pandemic.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Conduct reviews of draft Initial Environmental Examinations (IEEs), Scoping Statements, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plans (EMMPs), and other formal 22 CFR 216 procedural reviews.

+ Knowledge of environmental and social assessment requirements in developing countries and/or multilateral development banks.

+ Assess existing monitoring findings, evaluate efficacy of mitigation measures, and propose adaptive strategies to increase effectiveness of mitigation measures.

+ Evaluate water usage, quality, and availability to support program, project, and activity planning and implementation.

+ Coordinate with USAID operating units, resource agencies, and environmental and technical staff to prepare environmental documents and supporting technical studies for USAID projects.

+ Ensure quality control and responsiveness of technical assistance.

+ Perform senior review of documents, reports, presentation, technical memoranda, and other work products with a focus on regulatory compliance and technical adequacy.

+ Strictly adhere to professional standards, including but not limited to: demonstrated consistency and reliability, timeliness in meeting project deadlines, clear and concise communications, and working responsibly – on a team or independently.

+ Always represent ICF to USAID stakeholders in a professional manner.

Qualifications:

+ Bachelor degree in relevant field (e.g., natural resources management, environmental studies, environmental planning, environmental engineering, environmental management, international development). Graduate degree preferred.

+ At least ten years’ relevant technical experience working in developing countries.

+ Management experience should include multi-country project management and successful oversight of project

Job Details

Company

ICF

Location


Boise, Idaho 83756
United States

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Job Posting: JC183085545

Posted On: May 08, 2021

Updated On: May 16, 2021