Social Development Specialist Job at World Bank

Website World Bank

The World Bank has published a job vacancy announcement on 10th May 2022 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Social Development Specialist to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter World Bank
Position Social Development Specialist
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 31st May 2022

World Bank Job Vacancy 2022

Unit Context: The East Africa Unit of SSI (SAES2) provides social development support to Borrower countries in East Africa – Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SAES2 manages a portfolio of SSI operations and analytics across East Africa, supports other global practices in meeting the Bank’s social risk management requirements on their operations and is responsible for quality assurance of all social risk management instruments for the region.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • At least 5 years’ of experience working in social risk management in South Sudan, and/or elsewhere in Africa;
  • Advanced degree in relevant social science (anthropology, sociology, political economy, social development etc.)
  • Experience managing social issues identified in the World Bank’s new Environmental and Social Framework – Particularly: Environmental and Social assessment (ESS1), Labor and Working Conditions (ESS2), Community Health and Safety (ESS4), Land Acquisition, Restrictions on Land Use and Involuntary Resettlement (ESS5), Sub-Saharan African Historically Underserved Traditional Local Communities (ESS7) and Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure (ESS10) – on both high and low risk projects.
  • Experience with community consultation and the preparation, implementation and monitoring of Stakeholder Engagement Plans;
  • Experience developing and monitoring grievance redress mechanisms to ensure accountability and ensure problems are addressed in a timely fashion;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with Government, private sector, project beneficiaries and civil society;
  • Experience working in a multicultural setting;
  • Readiness for frequent travel within South Sudan and the region;
  • Knowledge of the local language(s) in South Sudan;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

Other Details

  • Job #: req17510
  • Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
  • Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply World Bank Social Development Specialist Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 31st May 2022

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