Environmental Management Advisor (EMA) Consultant - ARE Activity

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Qualified applicants must submit their resume and cover letter to LebanonAre Recruitment on [email protected] and write in the subject line: "Environmental Management Advisor Consultant".  Applications that do not follow this naming methodology in the subject line will not be considered. Following screening of eligible candidates who meet the needs of ARE program, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further screening and interviewing. Phone calls will not be accepted. Cover letter is a must. Applications must be submitted by May 29, 2024, any applications after the submission deadline will not be considered.

Applicants must submit the below deliverables to [email protected] to be eligible for screening:

  • Resume and Cover letter
  • Past Work Experience schedule including assignment title and brief description, client name, work done, and point of contact.
  • Three references; including name, organization, title, phone, and email.
  • A copy of the highest awarded education certificate
  • Daily consulting rate requested.
  • Availability.
  • Ministry of Finance registration “تسجيل مؤسسة” or “ مهنة حرة”. If not provided, 8.5% from invoice will be deducted.
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Project Name: Lebanon Agricultural Rural Empowerment Activity

Consultancy Title: Environmental Management Advisor (EMA) Consultant

Reporting to: COP/DCOP

Ceiling LOE: up to 75 days/year

Period of performance: 12 months from contract start date


Project Background

The Lebanon Agriculture and Rural Empowerment (ARE) activity, funded by USAID and implemented by Chemonics International, supports Lebanese rural and peri-urban communities to obtain technical and financial resources in order to facilitate increased productivity, sales, and exports, improved business income, while also ensuring livelihood sustainability. To support this purpose, ARE will increase jobs; improve incomes; improve female participation and employment opportunities; increase domestic and export sales; increase private sector investment; improve access to finance; link value chain actors to domestic and international markets; and improve production through improved practices, technology, increased volume, and/or decreased cost. ARE supports two key expected results:

1. Increased domestic and export sales at both firm and farm levels.

2. Livelihoods improved, especially in rural areas and for women.


Summary of Position

The Lebanon Agriculture and Rural Empowerment (ARE) program is recruiting an EMA Consultant to support with a wide range of environmental management services at the project design, implementation and closeout levels.


Deliverables and Timeline

1. Complete ERACs for all ARE interventions to identify potential environmental and social effects and develop a corresponding EMMP. The ERACs will include a judgment that each activity will have either (a) a low or negative potential adverse environmental impact that requires no further environmental screening (i.e. a negative determination) (b) a moderate potential adverse environmental impact and requires and EMMP or (c) that the activities carry the potential for a high adverse environmental impact (i.e. positive determination and will be required to conduct an Environmental Assessment (EA) and prepare all necessary EA documentation (i.e. scoping report, EA report, EMMP).

2. Conduct the necessary assessment and inspection visits to ARE partner location and other sites as needed in order to develop the ERAC and EMMP.

3. Develop a EMMP inspection and audit plant to ensure that the agreed-upon mitigation measures by all of ARE’s partners are implemented in a timely and adequate manner.

4. Support, coordinate and follow-up with the respective ARE intervention managers on all environmental management mitigation measures related to their interventions.

5. Contribute to project deliverables as requested by Chief of Party (COP) or Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).

6. Other deliverables as assigned by the Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party.


Place of Assignment

The EMA Consultant can work remotely, however is welcome to work from ARE’s program office space in Beirut and will be expected to travel to areas of operation throughout the country as needed.


The EMA Consultant will report directly to the ARE’s COP or DCOP.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in environmental management, renewable energy, mechanical engineering, agricultural engineering, or other field related to environmental management;
  • 15 years of total experience with preference of 8-10 years of recent relevant experience in environmental management in the agricultural and agri-food sector and minimum of 2 years’ experience on USAID-funded interventions;
  • Demonstrated experience environmental management and mitigation measures in the agricultural and agri-food sectors;
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and drafting of ERACs, EMMP and Environmental Assessments for USAID project
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team structure, versatility, and integrity;
  • Strong interpersonal, analytic, and written communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written Arabic and English required


Ineligible Consultants:

Government employees: any person paid by the Lebanese Government, occupying an established position, either temporary or permanent, part-time or full-time, within a Lebanese Government institution.

Individual consultants or firms that appear on the List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Non-Procurement Programs. The list can be found at http://epls.gov. 




Daleel Madani, the civil society network, serves as a platform for organisations to post their professional opportunities, but is not involved in the recruitment process. The hiring organisation is solely responsible for the job and candidate selection.

Last modified: 
15 May, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Development
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Contract Type:
Period of Employment:
1 year from contract start date
As per Chemonics ARE consultancy salary scale and candidate’s profile.
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in environmental management, renewable energy, mechanical engineering, agricultural engineering, or other field related to environmental management
Experience Requirements:
More than 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon