Recruitment

Recruitment notice

Chennai Smart City Limited (CSCL) invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following posts:

Name of the Post

No. of Post

Environmental & Social Officer

1

Public Engagement & Participation Officer

1

The last date and time of receipt of application is 10.02.2020, 3.00pm

 

The prescribed qualification, remuneration and roles & responsibilities of Environmental & Social Officer (E&S Officer) and Public Engagement & Partnerships Officer (PEP Officer) to be appointed for Special Purpose Vehicles to Smart Cities.

Position: Environmental & Social Officer (E&S Officer)

Roles and Responsibilities for E & S Officer

  • Carry out screening of identified sub projects for Environmental and Social (E&S) risks including gender risks using the checklists given by the CITIIS Program Management Unit (PMU) and based on requirements given by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Government of India (Gol). In addition to this, ensure that the checklist is uploaded on the CITIIS Management Platform (CMP) as per the specified timelines.

  • E&S classification of proposed sub projects into A, B and C categories (as per international norms) and ensure that it is uploaded on the CITIIS Management Platform (CMP) for review and approval by the PMU.

  • Identify scope of impact assessment and prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP), Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), and Gender Action Plan (GAP) as per requirements of national/state/local legislations and relevant international practices and special assistance to be given for compensation and assistance to vulnerable groups.

  • With guidance from the PMU (mentors/experts/E&S Safeguards Specialist) carry out engagement of stakeholders and report the same in the CMP.

  • Establish and maintain Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) at the city level.

  • Obtaining approvals from PMU and the required clearances from state government/local government/any other as necessary prior to launch of procurement processes for works and contracts. Ensure that approved ESIA/ESMP and RAP annexed to the procurement process and awarded contract documents to the contractors.

  • Ensure Implementation of RAP (relocation and full compensation) prior to the initiation of civil works, with special consideration given for compensation and assistance to vulnerable groups.

  • Ensure implementation of ESMP and GAP during the project cycle; Implementation of GAP during project cycle.

  • Update information continuously and as required on the PAPs, local community and other stakeholders on the construction works, E&S impacts and implementation of the mitigation measures; and maintain grievance redressal mechanism and committee (GRC).

  • Attend E&S Safeguards Trainings and workshops conducted by the CITIIS PMU.

  • Support other activities of the CITIIS project as and when required.

  • Take up any other Environment and Social Development work under Chennai Smart City as and when required.

 

Academic Qualification and Experience: Chennai

Age as on 01.01.2020

Age of candidate should not exceed 35 years

Essential Qualification

Post Graduate in Planning/Social Sciences from a reputed university

Experience (minimum)

A minimum of three years of practical/project experience in the field of Environment Assessments programmes.

Consolidated pay per month (All-inclusive on CTC basis)

Rs. 50 Thousand only

Tenure of Employment

2 years on contract basis

Position: Public Engagement & Partnership Officer (PEP Officer)

Roles and Responsibilities for PEP Officer

  • Work in collaboration with the SPV CEO, E&S Nodal Officer, CITIIS Project In-charge and CITIIS Technical Assistance for developing a Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

  • Develop a 'Communications and Outreach Plan' for the CITIIS project on the basis of the Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

  • Facilitate the deepening of partnership platforms and networks across the city, and coordinate advocacy and outreach events to ensure continuous citizen participation, consultation and feedback for the projects undertaken by the SPV.

  • Conduct outreach activities at regular intervals as per international guidelines such as the World Bank Strategy Framework on Citizen Engagement to mobilize key stakeholders of the program including citizens across the socio-economic strata. Documentation and dissemination of these activities shall be a crucial element.

  • Liaise with media agencies to ensure coverage of project activities, including citizen engagement under the CITIIS program.

  • Lead the development of creative knowledge products (EEC material including print & digital brochure, newsletter, videos, other user-friendly information, education and communication material) based on requirements targeting different stakeholders with clear dissemination plan. For development of these products, work with relevant design entity to create good infographics to showcase intent, components, project progress and linkages with other aspects of development.

  • Plan and manage events fully as required, including hiring of event management agency wherever applicable. Otherwise, activities including agenda & schedule planning, venue & facilities management, invitations & RSVPs, press coverage (invitations, RSVPs, press release, interviews, proof-editing, post-coverage touchpoints), event coordination (including design, MCing, peripherals, mementoes) & wrap-up, and to prepare event reports with all necessary documentation (photo, video, audio, transcript, summary, etc.)

  • Develop relevant content and update the social media, websites, newsletters, press releases and any other distribution channels to deliver the project content and ensure visibility.

  • Ensure the brand guidelines of the CITIIS program are met across all digital and print communication, including branding of assets built under the CITIIS program.

  • Raise awareness within the SPV regarding the importance of citizen participation and promote public engagement across the projects.

  • Attend the trainings and workshops conducted by the CITIIS PMU at NIUA; and provide data / reports to the CITIIS PMU as and when required and Support other activities of the CITIIS project as and when required.

  • Take up any other work assigned relating to public engagement in Chennai Smart City projects from time to time.

 

Academic Qualification and Experience: Chennai

Age as on 01.01.2020

Age of candidate should not exceed 35 years

Essential Qualification

Post Graduate in Mass Communication/Visual Design/Branding/Design or  any other related visibility fields

Experience (minimum)

A minimum of three years of practical/project experience in the field Public Engagement / Public Relations / Communications.

Consolidated  pay  per month  (All-inclusive on CTC basis)

Rs. 50 Thousand only

Tenure of Employment

2 years on contract basis

 

Submission of Application

The application shall be submitted to Managing Director, Chennai Smart City Limited, 5th floor, D-wing Amma Maligai, Ripon Building Complex, Greater Chennai Corporation, Chennai 600003 on or before 10.02.2020, 3.00pm.

Sd/- Dated 07.01.2020
Managing Director
Chennai Smart City Limited