Senior Social Development Officer - ONEC.3 in Lagos, Nigeria

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

The Senior Social Development Officer will work under the general supervision and guidance of the Manager, Environment and Climate Change (ONEC.3). His/her core duties/responsibilities will include the following:

Mainstreaming of social development concerns:

  • Advise country teams engaged in the identification, preparation and appraisal of operations with potential social repercussions to ensure adherence to Bank policies on involuntary resettlement and social safeguards
  • Represent the Bank at social safeguards and impact assessment and related cross cutting issues such as gender, safety and climate change conferences.
  • Address social development issues in various Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision stages.
  • Conduct studies, review reports and analysis in line with Bank Group lending programs to RMCs.
  • Lead Bank teams on joint missions with other development partners on issues of social impacts and safeguards compliance.
  • Prepare Request for Categorization Memorandum (RCM) for project categorization; ESIA/RAP, ESMP and ESMF Summaries before submitting to ORQR.3 and posting on Bank’s website.
  • Provide primary support to the Bank’s private sector operations (e.g. industries, services, infrastructure, financial institutions); provide occasional support to public sector operations in the energy, water and sanitation, transport, and Information and Communication Technology, sectors as required.
  • Mainstream relevant and cross-cutting environmental and social issues into Bank operations, particularly issues related to gender, the social implications of climate change, and involuntary resettlement.
  • Develop recommendations to enhance social benefits and corrective measures to mitigate social risks in Bank operations
  • Design and/or ameliorate project components contributing to reducing poverty, addressing vulnerability/ marginalization, and encouraging greater inclusion/ participation.
  • Develop recommendations and/ or review analyses carried in mainstreaming gender in Bank operations.
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