RAP Implementation Regional Lead - Tanzania

Job facts

Location Africa
Closing Saturday, July 10, 2021

Job description

Salary: Competitive
Location: Tanzania
Job type: Contract

On behalf of a major operator, WRS are looking for a RAP (Resettlement Action Plan) Implementation Regional Lead to work in Tanzania on a contract basis. this will be a 12 month renewable contract based in Dar Es Salaam offering a competitive day rate.

The RAP Implementation Regional Lead will oversee and coordinate regional resettlement implementation and monitoring activities for physically and economically impacted stakeholders in a specific region. This includes activities undertaken by the Resettlement Implementation Contractor/s, coordinating land and resettlement implementation related engagement with local government representatives and other relevant stakeholder groups.

Job Duties include

Responsible for managing key RAP Implementation activities in a specific region focusing on the preparation for and implementation of entitlement briefings, compensation agreement signing and payment of compensation including:
Having complete understanding of the regional RAP and entitlement briefing and compensation agreement signing strategy and ensuring implementation complies with the requirements therein
With Head of RAP Implementation, responsible for RAP Implementation governance and coordination across the region
Preparation of the plan for entitlement briefing and agreement signing process for PAPs across the region
Recruitment, if necessary, of national team members of the Regional RAP team

Required Experience

Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Social Anthropology, Sociology, environmental science or related discipline required
Minimum 15-20 years working professionally with proven extractive industry experience required. Experience in East Africa would be preferable
Experience of investor financed projects compliant with the International Performance Standards on involuntary resettlement and livelihood restoration
10 years experience in designing, implementing and monitoring Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement programs,
10 years experience in designing, implementing and monitoring Stakeholder engagement related to resettlement

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