Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MTL Consulting Company Ltd,Senior Social Scientist Jobs in Tanzania

Job Summary
This is a professional level position and requires a well-qualified, experienced and skilled social scientist. The incumbent will report to the Environmental Manager. He/she will be responsible for planning, supervision and implementation of all social, economic and community aspects of company projects. Experience in conducting Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) and its implementation will be an added advantage. The position is available on a 3 year renewable contract.

Key Responsibilities for this Position will include
• Development and preparation o

f project proposals
• Conducting socio-economic surveys and social impact assessment of various projects especially in the extractive industry.
• Preparation of land acquisition and resettlement action plans.
• Conducting community and other stakeholder consultations during Environmental and Social impact Assessment and Audit process.
• Managing staff reporting to him/her
Key Qualifications, Experience and Competences
• A postgraduate degree in Sociology or community Development. A first degree with strong experience will be considered.
• Knowledge and experience in conducting ESIAS, Environmental Audits or Environmental Monitoring for large scale projects.
• Experience in the Extractive industry would be an added advantage.
• Ability to work under pressure, work in remote locations and be a team player.
• Demonstrable report writing and communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
• Fully computer literate. Knowledge of GIS and Social Science data analysis software like SPSS is desirable.

The position is available on a three-year renewable contract based on performance. Salary will be negotiated based on qualification and experience. The applicant should be prepared, ready and willing to work under pressure to meet deadlines including working during weekends and public holidays. The successful candidates will be based in Dar es Salaam with frequent travelling to projects sites in Tanzania and abroad.

Submission of Applications
Applicants are requested to submit their applications with detailed CVs and copies of certificates including names of referees by email to: and
The applications should be addressed to the Managing Director. All applicants should be prepared, ready and willing to work under pressure to meet deadlines including working during weekends and public holidays

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