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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Principal Advisor Communities & SP North

    We are looking for a Principal Advisor to deliver all of RBM’s Communities & Social Performance (CSP) activities across RBM’s northern host communities, as part of a wider Communities & Stakeholder Engagement team. Using Rio Tinto’s standard approaches, the role will focus on identifying and mitigating risk to support strong relationships and the delivery of the RBM business plan.

    Reporting to the Manager Communities & Stakeholder Engagement, you will

    • Lead all engagement and CSP activity within RBM’s Northern communities through regular communities’ interaction at multiple levels including formal leadership structures, community forums and individual members of the communities.
    • Maintain a regular process for identifying, assessing and controlling risks relating to the communities and ensuring they are reflected in RBM’s wider risk management approach.
    • Maintain best practice compliance with the Rio Tinto CSP Standard within our northern host communities.
    • Work with the Community Development and Projects team to understand, plan and deliver engagement on community projects within the communities.
    • Manage the effective identification, assessment and close-out of community complaints within the host communities.
    • Build and maintain a close working relationship with all relevant departments.
    • Work with the Communications team to develop and deliver messaging, communications activity and content to ensure the communities are regularly updated on project and RBM activity.
    • Ensure all engagement activities are aligned with both RBM and Rio Tinto Group policies, Standards and approaches, including ensuring full compliance with all approval and escalation processes.

    About You

    To succeed in this role, you will have

    • B Degree in Social Science, a post graduate qualification advantageous
    • Management Development Programs and Leadership Development Programs (advantageous)
    • 5 years’ + experience in a communities and Social Performance focused discipline of which 2 years should be in a supervisory capacity; Previous experience mentoring and training subordinates in a culturally diverse environment; Strongly collaborative approach demonstrated.
    • In-depth knowledge of community dynamics
    • EB driver’s license

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rio Tinto on to apply
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