Specialist (Social Development )

Organisation:  Inland Waterways Authority of India

Apply By:  20 Oct . 2017

Location:  Noida(Uttar Pradesh)

Specialist (Social Development )
Save for Later
Great, now you can shortlist or save jobs/opportunities to view them later.
You need to login/register as a job-seeker to save this.


If not registered with us, register here


Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 is being implemented with the technical assistance and investment support from the World Bank. The Project period is six years as on 30.06.17 and the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is the Implementing Agency. IWAI is also engaged in introduction of innovative and environment friendly modes of transportation, which includes LNG powered inland transport vessels and low draft vessels

Name of the Position - Specialist (Social Development)


(1)    Master’s Degree in Social Work/Sociology/Anthropology/Urban & Regional Planning.

(2)    Experience: Minimum two years in the area of land acquisition process, involuntary resettlement, consultation and participation, socio-economic surveys, monitoring and evaluation etc.

(3)    Knowledge/understanding of sociological impacts of large infrastructure projects; associated mitigation measures; and community consultations.

(4)    Experience of working as social/resettlement official/expert for major civil engineering projects.

(5)    Familiarity with the working of State Governments/Central Government/World Bank.

(6)    Proficiency in use of Computers to manage data base and generation of reports.

(7)    Good communication skills (in English and Hindi/local language.)

Role of Specialist (Social Development)

(1)    Overall responsibility for overseeing the preparation, implementation and monitoring of Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) and Communication Strategy and implementation of communication action plan.

(2)    Support Project Director to respond to queries from stakeholders.

(3)    Organize and facilitate consultations and workshops with stakeholders.

(4)    Prepare minutes and proceedings of consultations.

(5)    Maintain and update the computerized data base related to the delivery of Resettlement Entitlements and generation of periodical progress reports.

(6)    Manage Consultants responsible for the preparation of RAP.

(7)    Review the output of Consultants.

(8)    Coordinate with State Revenue Departments to implement land acquisition.

(9)    Undertake field visits and organize focus group discussions with settlements around fixed terminals and others that may be affected by project and ancillary activities.

(10)Coordinate the meetings of various committees established for the implementation of Resettlement plans.

(11)Undertake field visits as appropriate to review the progress at ground level.

(12)Manage the resettlement impact assessment studies and other studies related to Resettlement.

(13)Set up system for grievance management.

(14)Track and document grievance management.

(15)Capacity Building Activities:

(a)    General training of IWAI officials and contractors – class-room and on-site (including preparation of training material)

(b)   Intensive training to selected/designated field officials and sociologists of the contractors.

(c)    Preparation of checklists/guidelines for sustainability of practices/long term usage by IWAI.

(16)Supervision and Monitoring for compliance including inspections and preparation of reports thereof on the SIA and RAP studies by the Consultants and monitoring and documentation of RAP Compliance.

(17)Reporting and Documentation:

(a)    Preparation of status/monthly/quarterly reports for the IWAI and the World Bank on sociological aspects (such as Regulatory Clearances)

(b)   Preparation of Compliance Reports for various stakeholder Ministries/Departments of the Government of India and the State Governments, (if required).

(c)    Preparation of Compliance/Completion Reports of each phase.

(d)   Review of Reports submitted by the Contractors and/or Supervision Consultants.

(18)Any other duties as may be assigned for the efficient and smooth execution of the project by IWAI



Back To Job Listng

Post Your Profile

Freelance/Part-Time Jobs



How to apply

For more information please check the Link


More Jobs

Community Mobilizer

Community Mobilizer

Dalmia Bharat Foundation

Deadline : 01 Sep . 2018
(Uttar Pradesh)
Assistant Manager/ Deputy Manager

Assistant Manager/ Deputy Manager

Dalmia Bharat Foundation

Deadline : 01 Sep . 2018
New Delhi(Delhi)
Project Manager, Portfolio Expansion, India Program
Deadline : 31 Aug . 2018
Sitemap | Site feedback | Terms of services | Privacy | Cancellation and Refund Policy ©Renalysis Consultants Pvt Ltd