AECOM Environmental and Social Safeguard Specialist in Lima, Peru

Business Line Government

Position Title Environmental and Social Safeguard Specialist

Peru - Lima

Lima

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting for a new project in South America entitled: Promotion of Best Environmental and Social Management Practices. The purpose of this activity is to facilitate multi-stakeholder agreement on Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the four priority sectors (hydro-power, roads, oil and gas, and mining), and then support the promotion, implementation, and monitoring/enforcement of these BMPs in the Amazon region. Countries of performance may include: Peru, Colombia, and Brazil. All the below positions are technical with a strong preference for South American nationals from these three countries. Fluency in Spanish is a requirement for opportunities in Colombia and Peru. Brazilian Portuguese is a requirement for opportunities in Brazil.

The Finance Manager will develop and implement financial procedures in compliance with AECOM and USAID policies and procedures; oversee procurement activities, subcontracts, project budget, and purchase agreements and modifications; coordinate the financial and administrative functions; and ensure the effective use of donor resources to meet project goals and ensure fraud is mitigated.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience working experience and expertise built through working with financial institutions, international non-governmental organizations, government agencies, or the private sector related to environmental and social management of infrastructure projects.

  • Master’s Degree in engineering, environmental management, or related field.

  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and screening operations for compliance with safeguard policies.

  • Demonstrated experience, preferably in Latin America, in assessing and managing the environmental and social impacts of infrastructure and/or extractive industry projects.

  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical, writing, and communication skills.

  • Written and spoken fluency in English and Spanish or Portuguese.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Multilateral donor experience.

  • Previous USAID experience.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category International Development

Country Peru

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170385BR