Community Liaison Officer at Kagem Mining Limited

Kagem Mining Limited

Kagem is seeking remarkable candidates to join the team,

COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER – ONE YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT (X1)

Reports to: Assistant Manager – Community Affairs

Job Purpose:

To act as a focal point of contact with local communities and leaders to build effective communication, enhance relationships, and ensure high-quality community service to achieve agreed goals.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Engage with local leaders, general community members, traditional leadership, and cooperatives on specific issues.
  • Facilitate conversations and mediation between relevant community members.
  • Utilize negotiation and conflict resolution skills to resolve issues
  • Assist with logging community development requests
  • Keep updated records of communities in recommended knowledge management system
  • Attend and record community meetings and engage relevant stakeholders as and when need arises.
  • Communicate with communities in a manner that maintains a good corporate image for the company in line with company principles of legitimacy, trust, and integrity.
  • Maintain consistent and measured communication with relevant stakeholders on CR projects, adhering to Kagem’s established communication protocols.
  • Keep a detailed record of community members, local leaders and people representing the community projects and changes in these structures,
  • Manage the administration and maintenance of the community grievance register/database.
  • Coordinate the collection and analysis of community grievances and facilitate the dissemination of feedback regarding actions taken or the reasons for inaction.
  • Coordinate and manage outreach activities related to the OGM, including awareness-raising and sensitization meetings with diverse target communities.
  • Report grievances to line manager and assist to formulate management reports on grievances.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field or in any social science
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a similar capacity
  • Must possess leadership and management skills.
  • Good mobilising and coordinating skills.
  • Good interpersonal Skills
  • Good command of both oral and written communication
  • Possession of good leadership skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Good command of English and one local language.
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence.

The company provides single status accommodation at the mine site.

How to Apply

Send your applications (Covering Letter and CV only) to The Head-Human Resources by mail to; [email protected]. Certificates will only be required at the interview stage.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date 30 June 2024

Kagem Mining Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all eligible applicants to apply. We do not charge or ask for money from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process. Should you be asked to do so by anybody, please do not proceed and report such individuals to the police immediately.

To apply for this job email your details to kagem.recruitment@gemfields.com