Mercy Corps Senior Environmental Safeguards Officer Jobs in Kenya
Mercy Corps Senior Environmental Safeguards Officer Jobs in KenyaJob DetailsMercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better World is possible.
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Program / Department Summary
USAID's Office of Food For Peace recently awarded funding to a Mercy Corps led consortium of Kenyan and international partners for a 5-year Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Turkana and Samburu Counties.
Through a phased approach that emphasizes evidence gap analysis, as well as partnership, learning. and co-creation with government, civil society, communities, and the private sector, this program aims to drive sustained reductions in acute malnutrition in both counties.
General Position Summary
The Senior Environmental Safeguards Officer will be responsible for tracking environmental compliance of program implementation which includes, working with the program team to identify the potential environmental impacts from proposed activities and identification of strategies to prevent and reduce those impacts considering Kenya's national regulations, USAID 22 CFR 216 and ADS 201.
S/he will provide technical support to the development and review of mandatory USAID environmental compliance processes, climate change requirements as well as provide advice on environmental safeguards, climate adaptation and sustainability of the program interventions (protection, rehabilitation of natural resource conservation, yield and sustainability) and follow up on implementation through the development of environmental monitoring systems. .
How to Apply
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