External Communications & Community Consultation Manager

Job Title: External Communications & Community Consultation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-20
Reference: JO-1908-97228-1
Contact Name: Jesse Klaus
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2019 10:57

Job Description

About the Company
Our client is a mid-tier, multinational mining company with assets in 3 countries. This company operates high quality mining facilities in New Zealand and is currently looking for an experienced External Communications & Community Consultation Manager for this newly created role.

About the Role
  • Develop and manage External Affairs and Social Performance programmes that avoid and minimize social impacts, contribute value in line with community aspirations and protect company personnel, assets, surrounding environments and reputation
  • Build and implement a strategic approach to identifying and mitigating life of mine social impact, ensuring the informed consultation and participation of communities and stakeholders
  • Understand permitting and consenting requirements and develop and implement work plans to deliver on those requirements
  • Develop and manage a strategic approach to consultation and engagement that supports operational requirements, consenting milestones, regulatory public disclosure requirements, and on-going community stakeholder engagement (local, national and international levels)

About You
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications or Equivalent
  • Ideally at least 10 years' experience in mine operation and/or project development implementing environmental and social management and permitting/consenting and consultation processes
  • Technical competence across community engagement, social/enviro baselines and impact assessment/management and familiarity with biodiversity, water management and land management requirements
  • Sound understanding of mining processes and experience with HSEC management systems
  • Sound understanding of project development processes
  • High level of experience in community consultation, government and stakeholder engagement
  • Advanced consultation, facilitation, negotiation, interpersonal, presentation and report writing skills

The Benefits

Competitive salary + bonus + long term incentive scheme + vehicle + medical insurance + relocation costs

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Jesse Klaus on 07 3023 1080, quoting ref no. JO-1908-97228. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at