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Social Safeguard Specialist

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Last update: Apr 23, 2024 Last update: Apr 23, 2024


Deadline: May 6, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Uzbekistan
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience:Min 15 years
Date posted: Apr 22, 2024
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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Sheladia Associates is seeking a professional Social Safeguard Specialist to join our team for a road project in Uzbekistan.


The Social Safeguard Specialist will be responsible for 


(a) The development and implementation of the Project Monitoring System (PMS);

(b) Monitoring and evaluating HIV/AIDS/STI prevention programs and transmittable disease detection and prevention programs; and, if required, preparing supplements to the project's Resettlement Plan (RP) in the event that it becomes necessary to temporarily relocate people who could be affected by the blasting associated with the construction of the project's tunnels. Conduct regular field visits to ensure that impacts due to the project on the surrounding population is limited and/or avoided. The Specialist will coordinate with the Environmental Specialist and be responsible for E&S reporting required for the Consultant.


Required Qualifications:   


  • The specialist must have minimum of 15 years of work experience including 8 years of international experience (at least 3 countries outside his/her home-country).
  • Should have up-to-date knowledge of the WB, AIIB’s or ADB safeguards policies and procedures, particularly on social impact assessment, poverty assessment, land acquisition, and resettlement, preferably with a degree in social science.
  • He/ She should have good knowledge of English language.
  • Knowledge of Russian and local language/s will be a preference.


All qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to

This position is open until filled.


SHELADIA Associates is a multi-disciplinary international professional consulting firm with demonstrated experience in the successful management and implementation of development projects worldwide. SHELADIA believes 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 available resources.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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