Social Development, Social Risk Management and Safeguards Consultants Tanzania

Social Development Job

Social Development, Social Risk Management and Safeguards Consultants at World Bank in Tanzania

Closing date: Sunday, 30 April 2023

Social Development, Social Risk Management and Safeguards Consultants

  • Start Date: July 03, 2023
  • Express Interest By: 4/30/2023
  • Duration: 150
  • Topics: Not Available
  • Business Function: Not Available

Social Development Job

Skills: Master’s degree or its equivalent in Sociology, Social Studies, Social Development, Development Studies, Community Development, or similar/relevant social sciences field, At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in social development, social risk management and safeguard compliance, Knowledge on the Bank’s Environment and Social Framework, Ability to work in teams is essential and cooperation with Task Team Leaders, government officials and development partner organizations.;

  • Language Skills: English
  • Assignment Location: Tanzania
  • Institution: IBRD
  • VPU: Social Sustainability and Inclusion
  • Contact Person: Diana Mwaipopo (

Task Description: Brief Description

The World Bank’s Social Sustainability and Inclusion Global Practice (SSI) seeks to recruit Short Term Consultants (STCs) for Social Development, Social Risk Management and Safeguards. The positions are national STCs covering Tanzania under the SAES2 Unit. The consultants will address the day-to-day social development and social risk management and safeguards aspects of projects in preparation and under supervision/monitoring using appropriate knowledge of the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework – ESF.

Duties and responsibilities

Working under the guidance of the Senior Social Development the STCs will assist SSI to provide continuous and timely support to the Tanzania Portfolio on social risk management and social inclusion and sustainability with a focus on ensuring compliance with the Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) and integrating the social development elements into projects. Consultants will support both project design, preparation, and implementation. Specific tasks will include:

  •  Technical advice to the client;
  •  Review and input to various project preparation and implementation documents;
  •  Participate in missions and input to Mission Aide Memoires;
  •  Social Risk Rating and Social Performance Rating of projects, Tracking Social Performance;
  •  Review of various social safeguard related documents (including ESMFs, ESIAs/ESMPs, RPFs, RAPs, SEPs, LMPs, GRMs);
  •  Review social compliance in bidding documents;
  •  Prepare ESSAs for PforR operations, organize and participate in ESSA stakeholder consultations and validations.
  •  Supervise and monitor projects through field visits, timely identification of social risks and provision of mitigation measures and where required provision of on spot guidance on social screening and due diligence;
  •  Train project implementation teams and any other support as requested on behalf of the Bank.

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