The HTCT – Kansai – Andritz Consortium is developing the Deedoke Hydropower Project. Through a Public-Private Partnership with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Myanmar, the Deedoke Hydropower Project aims to supply the domestic electricity demand by 2024 with an installed capacity of 60 MW. The scheme is located on the Myitnge River, in Mandalay Region, Myanmar.The Project is conducting a full Environment and Social program in line with Myanmar and International standards.Deedoke Hydropower Project is looking for a Social Expert for taking the position of Environmental & Social Deputy Manager (with a predominant focus on social aspects but with some environmental responsibilities).Key Job Responsibilities Under the overall responsibility of the Environmental and Social Manager:• Organize and manage social (including land acquisition and resettlement) activities and studies for producing social plans in line with Myanmar and International standards, and Partner requirements.• Ensure proper stakeholder engagement for the Project, including with directly affected communities, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders.• Ensure effective liaison between the Project, consultants and the lenders with regards to social issues.• Lead the discussions/negotiations with Myanmar regional authorities and lenders regarding commitments of the Project through social mitigation and compensation plans (entitlement matrix, land acquisition, resettlement, livelihood restoration and others).• Liaise with the various consultants tasked with Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) preparation and provide them with the social inputs as required. Ensure work and deliverables are adequate in regards to MoNREC guidelines and Lenders’ requirements.• Supervise all relevant social documentation in accordance with the above standards.• Manage the Grievance Mechanism put in place including its continuous improvement.• Participate in the preparation of budgets for social components.• Further develop social staffing in the course of project development including relevant capacity building.• Provide on-the-job training to staff on social, resettlement and related matters.
Required Qualifications • At least 10 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years of work experience with government agencies and International Finance Institutions in a similar position, and at least 5 years of experience in South East Asia with Myanmar experience being a strong asset.• Demonstrated experience in:- Designing various components of project’s Social Management Plans in similar context: experience in developing and/or implementing Resettlement Action Plans and grievance redress mechanism in a similar context;- Stakeholders’ engagement- Working in a multi-cultural and large infrastructure project.• Experience in Hydropower project development would be an asset.• Fluent in written and spoken English. Myanmar language skills are desirable, but not mandatory.Contract type: Fixed term appointment Contract duration: 6 months with 6 months renewalDuty station: Mandalay, with very frequent travels to project site & travels to Yangon and Nayipitaw
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Building Construction We are one of the largest construction companies in Myanmar with extensive experience and ability to deliver cutting edge sustainable solutions.We deliver landmark projects that help build the new Myanmar.Infrastructure Construction We are Myanmar’s leading infrastructure company. We provide infrastructure and energy solutions that enable growth in Myanmar.Our expertise is in energy, roads and bridges, geotechnical engineering .One of the first major players in Myanmar’s energy sector, we were the sole supplier of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) for the Yeywa Hydropower Project, the third largest RCC dam in the world with installed capacity of 790 MW. Our portfolio of hydropower projects includes Upper Paunglaung near Naypidaw, Thahtay and Ann in Rakhine State, Upper Yeywa in Southern Shan State, and Baluchaung No. 3.We have extensive experience in the construction of highways, roads, bridges and flyovers all over Myanmar. We constructed the Yangon-Mandalay highway, the Sagaing-Monywa Highway and the Ohtaw-Shwe Bo Highway, providing intra-city connectivity. In the bridges sector, we build the Upper Yeywa Bridge and the Shwe Li (3) Bridge. Within Yangon, we constructed the Hledan Flyover and the Tamwe Flyover, enhancing connectivity for residents and visitors alike in the capital.We have state-of-the-art geotechnical engineering capabilities that includes tunnel construction, press piling, bore piling, retaining wall construction work and mining work. We provided geotechnical engineering work for the Shwegyin Hydropower Project, construction of the tunnel in Kun Hydropower project, and carried out bore piling for four of the five construction projects along the Ayeyarwaddy Bridge – Sinkhan, Pakokku, Yadanar Theinga and Nyaung Done.We have a track record of successful collaboration with international agencies on infrastructure development. We won the tender called by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and constructed three roads under the poverty reduction scheme for regional development, funded by Japan’s Overseas Development Assistance. In an international competitive bidding process, we won the tender for the Mau Bin – Kyait Lat – Pya Pon road project funded by the Asian Development Bank and are currently constructing the road.Why you should join usWe make learning and development an integral part of your career through coaching, mentoring, and providing in-house and external learning opportunities. Our employees have access to various learning opportunities that strengthen and update their technical and professional expertise and personal development. We are always on the lookout for our new generation of leaders!