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Senior Social Consultant at Golder

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: consulting, design and construction services , Category: Consultant ]

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Deadline of this Job:
28 February 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, February 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Golder is seeking a Senior Social Scientist in its Ghana operation. The successful candidate will be an experienced consultant with a proven record building business and leading technical teams. They will be available and medically fit to travel to project sites, work in a team environment and apply a high degree of problem-solving skills in the execution of duties. This full-time position will be based in Accra. Key duties and responsibilities will include: • Provide visible leadership is HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and Environmental) stewardship. • Lead the team on all specialist social studies across projects. • Develop strong client interactions and business development on social studies and advisory type of works. • Lead stakeholder engagement and social assessments. • Write proposals for environment and social projects. • Support the execution of environmental and/or social projects including: • Write and/or review environmental and social impact assessment reports. • Prepare and implement Social Action Plans on related projects including resettlements and due diligence requirements. • Perform audits and provide specialist opinion and recommendations to clients. • Provide training support and mentorship to peers and junior social scientists. • Lead the social team to successful delivery of projects through gathering and interpretation of field data, delivery of written reports and assist in project management and administration. • Work closely with line manager and Business Unit Leads who will be responsible for guiding your development in the consulting field. • Skills, Qualifications, and Experience Preferred minimum qualifications and skillsets include: • Masters’ degree in social sciences or equivalent. • Demonstrable and progressive experience in the social sciences discipline (Social impact assessment, involuntary resettlement planning and compensation; livelihood restoration and stakeholder engagement). • Applied understanding of, and proven experience in international and lender standards. • 10-15 years of progressive experience in the broad social science consulting field. • Progressive project experience in Ghana and West Africa. • Proficiency in the use of MS Office suite of software, MS Project • A Ghanaian national, or holder of a valid transferable work permit will be an advantage. • Proven ability to build business and maintain strong client relationships. • Demonstrate a high level of business acumen, to deal well with clients, work in multi-disciplinary teams, be problem solvers and be passionate about investing in their career growth. • A high level of attention to detail, technically strong in your specialist field and with a recognised and growing professional profile. • Strong project management and leadership capabilities. • Well-developed communication skills, including the ability to write well, and • Multilingual skills will be an advantage, particularly French. Your benefits at Golder will include: Competitive benefits and remuneration package; • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment; • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment; • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching. • Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder’s 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors. • t Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. • Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. To apply please follow link:

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 180

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28th Feb. 2022
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 21-02-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-02-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-02-2066
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