Environmental Assessment Consultant - 3395642

Abt Associates
  • Environmental Assessment Consultant Jobs in Giza - 3395642

    Abt Associates
  • 7 - 8 Years
  • Giza - Egypt
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3395642

Job Description

ASSIGNMENT DURATION 15 January 2020 to 31-Dec-2020, and may last up to 120 working days (field work reporting)ASSIGNMENT BACKGROUND The Environmental Assessment Consultant will be working under the direct supervision of the Grants Manager to ensure environmental compliance vis- -vis the proposed activities being considered by Feed the Future Egypt Rural Agribusiness Strengthening Project s Grants Program The Consultant may be required to travel to and within both Upper and Lower Egypt to assess the environmental impact of the applications activities submitted by the potential grantees at their respective locationgovernorates, using the guidelines set forth by USAID for the purposePRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The consultant will be responsible for the followingReview the full grant applications selected by the Grant Evaluation Committee (GEC) to orient her or himself to the key activities related to each prospective grant Screen all grants using USAIDEgypt s Initial Environmental Evaluation (IEE) to determine whether any environmental mitigation activities must be included as part of the grant design Ensure that the proposed grant interventions are fully in compliance with all USAID regulations as laid forth in the approved Grants Manual Develop Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plans (EMMPs) for proposed grant activities in accordance with USAID and Abt Associates guidelines Draft and submit STTA Assignment Report in English that contains the followingA) One of these three levels of risk vis- -vis the environmental implications of the proposed grant activity for each grantee Categorical Exclusion indicating no expected environmental impact; Negative Determination with Conditions signifying that the possible environmental impacts can be mitigated by use of particular methods or actions Positive Determination likely to have an impact on the environment; we should incorporate this to be clear (and perhaps revise the grants manual as well this is new guidanceB) An Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) for each proposed grant activity in accordance with the Grants Manual and USAID regulationsDELIVERABLESAt the end of each assessment the consultant will deliver a separate report for each assessed entity The report must outline the strengths and weaknesses of each activity s environmental impact, as well as any risks identified in the course of performing the assessment which include the followingEnvironmental Documentation Packages for each assessment visit in English that containsI) One of these three levels of risk vis- -vis the environmental implications of the proposed grant activity for each grantee Categorical Exclusion indicating no expected environmental impact; Negative Determination with Conditions signifying that the possible environmental impacts can be mitigated by use of particular methods or actions Positive Determination likely to have an impact on the environment; we should incorporate this to be clear (and perhaps revise the grants manual as well this is new guidance)II) An Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) for each proposed grant activity in accordance with USAID and Abt Associates guidelinejob requirementsMore than 7 yearsNot Specified at leastEnvironmental Services

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Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Any Graduation.

Industry:Other

Function:Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A

Deadline:30th Nov 2024

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Environmental Assessment Consultant

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