Senior Public Participation Consultant (Johannesburg)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399037BDU
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Construction & Engineering
Employer Description

Environmental consulting firm

Job Description

We are looking for someone who will be able to facilitate and consult in terms of public participation meetings, consultations and stakeholder engagement projects.

  • Prepare and compile information material related to resource and development projects.
  • Manage and co-ordinate public participation processes.
  • Facilitate public and authorities meetings.
  • Prepare issues-response reports.
  • Provide social input into the scoping and EIA processes.
  • Provide support and guidance for more junior members of the Stakeholder Engagement department.
  • Compile and review documentation.
  • Direct and guide fieldworker teams and translators where necessary.
  • Working in close collaboration with specialists from other disciplines.
  • Liaising with clients and authorities.
  • Compile and write reports for submission to the client and necessary authorities.
  • Carry out business development activities relating to the Stakeholder Engagement Department.

Qualifications

  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in a related field.

Skills

  • Eight or more years’ experience, preferably within an environmental consultancy.
  • Project management experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge of the resources industry (mining sector, oil and gas and renewables) would be helpful.
  • Minute taking skills
  • A demonstrated knowledge of public participation legislation and processes
  • Ability to arrange and facilitate public and authorities participation meetings
  • Project management of large, interdisciplinary projects
  • Compilation of scientific reports and information material
  • African or French speaking (advantageous)

Salary / Package

R70,000 p/m (Neg)

Benefits

Cell phone Allowance Medical aid (Part of CTC)