Consultants (Environmental and Social Impact Studies) at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) represented by the ECOWAS Commission within the framework of the execution of its 2018 budget intends to apply a portion of the budgeted funds to strengthen the Multilateral Surveillance Directorate by the engagement of a Public Account Specialist in charge of the Harmonization, Adoption and Implementation of Public Accounting Framework.Applications are invited for:Job Title: Consultant - Environmental and Social Impact Studies for the Construction of the New ECOWAS HeadquartersLocation: AbujaDetailsThe Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) represented by the FCOWAS Commission intends to recruit a consulting firm to carry out Environmental and Social Impact Studies for the construction of the new ultramodern Headquarters for the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Nigeria.The main objective of this study is to conduct environmental and social impact assessments for the construction of the new ECOWAS Headquarters.Duties and responsibilities of the Consultant firmEstablish baseline information on both natural and built environment including the socio-economic activities within and without the site relative to the project.Identify, evaluate and possibly quantify the direct and indirect positive and negative aspects of the construction project on the biophysical, human and socio-economic environment according to the different phases (preparatory, construction and operation).Propose, where necessary, technically viable and economically feasible mitigation measures to avoid, mitigate or compensate for the negative impacts of the project, and measures to enhance positive impacts.Prepare a monitoring and management plan indicating indicators to be monitored, expected results and activities to be carried out and propose a logical framework matrix.Provide all the necessary documentation, draft requests for permits and assist in the processing of the EIA permit from the Abuja Federal Capital AuthorityThe overall duration of the assignment is three (3) Months 

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