Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, as the World Bank Transport Projects' Implementing Agency in Georgia is soliciting applications for the position of Enviromental Specialist. 

The Government of Georgia received financing from the World Bank under the Third East-West Highway Project (TEWHIP) for the improvement and upgrading of the Sveneti-Ruisi-section of the E60. The civil works and supporting consultancy services require dedicated management from the Roads Department. To this end the Roads Department set up a Foreign Project Unit.
The Government has applied for further support from the World Bank under the TEWHIP Additional Financing Project (the Project) to also improve the Ruisi-Agara-Section of the E60 and requires additional support for the FPU to implement this Project successfully. This Terms of Reference defines the tasks of an Environmental Specialist to supplement in-house capacity of the Roads Department for ensuring that rehabilitation and construction works undertaken as part of the World Bank supported operations are carried out in compliance with the national environmental legislation and the environmental policies of the World Bank. 
Project Overview
The Project will mainly focus on the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Ruisi-Agara Section of the East-West Highway from the present two-lane road to a limited access 4-lane Highway. The section consists of two sections; (i) the first 11 km west of Ruisi follows the existing alignment while (ii) the last 8 km consists of the Agara-bypass, a green field road following an alignment around the southern part of Agara and on the bank of the Mtkvari River. 

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