PwC newest Jobs in Nigeria for Environmental Specialist (ES) 2015

Job Description

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) – Our client, a recipient of World Bank Assisted Project Funds desires to set up a Project Management Unit (PMU) for the establishment of a major agricultural processing facility in Kogi State, Nigeria, and now seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Environmental Specialist (ES)

Reference Number: SCPZ07
Location: Lokoja/Alape

Roles & Responsibilities
Overall Function of the Position:

  • The Environmental and Social Safeguards Advisor (ESSA) will be responsible for all environmental and social safeguards relating to implementation of the Project.

Specific Duties of the Position

  • Manages all aspects of the credit which involves collateral, social and environmental impacts on indigenous people watershed, flora and fauna within the project affected areas.
  • Collates baseline data on relevant environmental characteristics of the selected project sites.
  • Ensures impact assessments are completed precisely, timely, thoroughly and completely in line with applicable standards and actions recommended for remedying adverse impacts are implemented thoroughly in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Analyses potential community/individual sub-projects and their environmental impacts and ensures that sub-projects are implemented in accordance with best practices and guidelines of the World Bank.
  • Identifies and liaises with all the stakeholders involved in environmental and social related issues in the Project.
  • Is responsible for the overall monitoring of mitigating measures and the impacts of the project during implementation.
  • Provides implementation assistance as necessary.


  • Minimum First Degree in Ecology, Geography, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management, Agricultural/Environmental Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Land Use Planning or any related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years relevant experience.
  • Some experience with projects involving development agencies would be an advantage.
  • Good communication and writing skills, and good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.

Application Closing Date
13th October, 2015.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to: quoting the job title and reference code for the position in the subject.