Social Safeguard Specialist – Afghanistan

  • Mid-level, Field assignment
  • Posted on 7 January 2021

Job Description

Social Safeguard Specialist – Afghanistan

SHELADIA Associates is a multi-disciplinary international professional consulting firm with demonstrated experience in the successful management and implementation of development projects throughout the world. SHELADIA believes that practicality and sustainability in development projects require flexible resource management, active participation of all stakeholders, and a shared goal of strengthening institutions and operational systems to optimize the use of available resources.

SHELADIA is seeking a Social Safeguard Specialist with the below experience in Afghanistan;

The professional must have a Master’s degree in Social or Environmental Sciences inclusive of, Business administration, law, political studies, and related fields. Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in planning, design, construction, and supervision of large dams, weirs, hydropower, irrigation canals, water sector projects, or similar projects. The expert should have experience in implementing and monitoring safeguards. The Specialist will help MEW CPMO prepare and implement the safeguards plan in accordance with the ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement (2009). The Specialist must be fluent in English. The Specialist will:

(i) Help implement and monitor a social action plan;

(ii) Improve awareness of a social action plan requirements (including understanding of the development shocks) to the local communities and any external stakeholders; and

(iii) Set up compliance monitoring reporting formats and support the implementing agency staff to make periodic reports in an appropriate manner.

How to Apply: Applications should include a CV and cover letter.

This position is open until filled. Please send CVs to

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we receive, we may not respond to each candidate. Please respect our no phone calls policy.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

About the Organization

SHELADIA Associates, Inc. is an international provider of technical assistance, architectural & engineering services, as well as, construction supervision in sectors of transportation; architecture; energy; irrigation and water resources; agriculture; water supply; health and education; and capacity building for government agencies, communities, and other stakeholders.

SHELADIA’s work spans the continents of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The firm has successfully implemented projects for US Government Agencies such as USAID, multi-lateral agencies (World Bank, ADB, African Development Bank), host governments, and private sector clients. The company is dedicated to crosscutting the areas of monitoring and evaluation, private sector participation, and social development, which have been a key element for many of our projects in all sectors.

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