SPECIALIST SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT) – KLIPSPRUIT (SAEC) – INTERNAL / EXTERNAL
South32 eMalahleni / Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Jan 24, 2020Contract
Introduction South32 is a distinctive business with a leading presence in the global market. Our operations span multiple continents and offer an excellent platform for those seeking to fast-track their career. Join our dynamic business and become part of the South32 Group. POSITION SYNOPSIS: The purpose of this role is to identify, design, develop, plan, manage, implement, monitor and report on the Operation's community development LED / SED / ED projects according to South32 SAEC processes and relevant legal / regulatory requirements. Specification CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES: Conduct analysis to understand local / provincial, socio-political, socio-economic and relevant legal / regulatory environment in which the Operation / SAEC operates to inform community development priorities, / plans, incl. conducting a social baseline / community needs assessment to understand the local community context; Ensure in-depth understanding of Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) / Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) / Social and Labour Plan (SLP) guidelines / Local Economic Development (LED) national framework / Mining Charter / Municipality's Integrated Development Plans (IDP) etc.; Support the Head of Corporate Affairs to develop / update the operation's SLP, LED section, including engaging local communities / municipality to identify / agree on projects, identify LED / SED / ED projects aligned to provincial development plan / municipality's IDP / B-BBEE and Mining Charter targets / national development priorities / SAEC's community development strategic plan and in collaboration with corporate community development, operation Human Resources (HR), Supply, Finance etc.; Development high level scope per LED project. Ensure LED projects have an ED focus; Monitor / report on performance against SLP / Mining Charter / B-BBEE targets and commitments. Requirements REQUIREMENTS: Serious contenders will have a Degree / BTECH / National Diploma in Economics / Development Studies / Social Sciences / Political Science with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience in Socio Economic Development within a mining and metals environment; A certificate in Project Management is advantageous; A certificate in Stakeholder Management is advantageous; Experience in community development, project development, management and implementation, budget management and stakeholder engagement is essential.