•Undertaking the following specialist activities: stakeholder engagement; socio-economic impact assessment; corporate social responsibility due diligence; social liabilities evaluation
•Preparing socio-economic management plans and resettlement and community development plans
•Reviewing specialist reports and social management plans produced by clients or their consultants
•Project management and co-ordination including: information control, planning and programming of works, commercial and contractual control, procurement, ensuring progress meetings are undertaken, production of progress and financial reports, close liaison with the client and their representatives, safety and quality control
•Proposal preparation including co-ordination of company teams members (from UK and other offices), identification of sub-consultants (where necessary), proposal writing, budget preparation and liaison with client representatives
•Mentoring consultant and senior level staff as required
•Degree or equivalent in a social (preference) or environmental discipline with a higher degree
•Previous experience of undertaking large SIAs and contributing to project development studies, ideally for international projects and for a variety of natural resource commodities
•Evidence of exposure to various environmental disciplines including air, water, geochemistry, noise, biodiversity/ecology and how these relate to socio-economic situations
•Strong communication skills with knowledge of working with different communities and cultures.
•Proven leadership and team building experience, working self sufficiently also within a team environment
•Business development skills – business development will act as a crucial part of the role
•Proficient in Microsoft office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, database management experience with other standard software packages would be an advantage but is not essential.