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Social Performance Leader- Vacancy in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Yara Dallol BV
Yara Dallol BV is developing the potash mining project in the Ballot woreda in the Danakil Depression, Afar National Regional State (ANRS), Ethiopia. The Company has been granted large scale Potash mining license from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Mines. The project is under preparation for the development phase for eventual construction of a large scale mining and processing facility.
The Company is looking for a senior professional responsible for all social impacts management and community development engagement in the surrounding area of the project operations.
The Social Performance Leader will report to the General Manager.

Responsible as the senior expert for planning and integrating social and community development aspects and activities for and at the project site based on Social Impact Management and Monitoring Plan as per approved ESlA study.
Responsible for the Implementation of social and community aspects impact management and monitoring activities for sustainable development of the project for construction and operations including those related to cultural heritage, health, safety, security, in-migration and local content in relation to the communities.
Ensure and follow up the company and contractors to bring a strong element of local content for purchase of local goods and services, and for employment of locals as per project needs with a direction to enhance employability of locals through capacity building.
Responsible for collecting, measuring, documenting and analyzing the social (socio-economic) baseline data and social audit study and regularly prepare reports, maps, graphs and other related information of the Social impact Management and community Development activities.
Plan, budget and lead the voluntary community development projects with local communities
Prepare social and community development performance reports, and newsletter as necessary for internal and statutory requirements
Prepare guidelines and procedures for any social and community aspects of the impact management and monitoring activities including for grievance and consultation of internal and external stake holders.
Participate and be responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the company
Responsible in building the trust and maintaining transparent and good relationship with the communities and all other stakeholders of the project.
Engaging with the joint committees of Federal and Regional Authorities for community development projects to ensure transparent use of obligatory fund contribution and the execution.
Participate, review and advice for contractors polices and plans implementation activities on social aspects and related social commitments during the construction and Operations period.

Role relationship:
Managerial position accountable to the General Manager
Direct reports- CLOs and Community Development experts
Key internal role interfaces- Project Director, Project operations Managers, HR Manager, Site Manager, HSE Manager, Procurement Manager and other key interfaces.
External Relations interfaces - Government departments (Local, Zonal, and Regional) mainly on information sharing and determine needs/priorities on social and community matters; Traditional and Clan Leadership and Community mainly for consultation on issues, developments, initiatives and information sharing

Position: Permanent
Salary: Attractive
Place of work: Addis Ababa (with frequent visits and extended stay in Dallol)

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