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Senior Advisor - Environment & Community

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Senior Advisor: Environment & Community

Are you an experienced Environmental Advisor or consultant looking for a new challenge? Have an interest in development projects in Africa and international travel? This could be the next big opportunity for you.

  • £60-70k base salary + excellent benefits

  • London-based with a hybrid work structure

  • International travel opportunities (c.4 trips to Africa a year)

Allen & York are proud to be partnering with an international mining stewardship company who put community and social responsibility at the heart of everything they do. Based in Australia with mine operations in Africa, they are seeking a Senior Advisor for their London office to provide Environmental & Community support and guidance to optimise business practice and create sustainable value.

The Role

With three major parts to the role this is a great opportunity to get stuck in and gain experience in multiple aspects:

  • Environmental

    • Support in environmental compliance & advising management on sustainability best-practice

    • Identification & management of environmental risks and incidents

    • International biodiversity project support & reporting

    • Compilation of Scope 1-3 emissions and ISO 14001 certification

    • Contractor & stakeholder technical guidance and management

  • Community

    • Support in community engagement plans, human rights matters, safeguarding in supply chain and other local initiatives and partnerships

    • Representing the company in an international setting when travelling to remote locations

    • Establish social performance standards and targets

  • Reporting & Compliance

    • Support in Sustainability & ESG reporting

    • Support implementation of Responsible Mining Principles

    • Continual evaluation and identification of improvements aligning to leading frameworks

About You

  • 5+ years broad experience within environmental or community advisory

  • Demonstrable knowledge of sustainable or environmental development in Africa

  • Strong risk & incident management experience

  • Strong stakeholder & contractor management, analytical skills, and professional communication and public speaking skills

  • Desirable: French-speaking

This is an excellent opportunity to get involved at a senior advisory level in exciting mining projects in an innovative, community and social-focused company. Given the autonomy to make decisions, take ownership for projects and see them through to completion, this role is ideal for an experienced professional wishing to step up their career in environmental & social responsibility on an international scale.

If you'd like to find out more or apply, please send your CV to Carla at and I'll be happy to assist further.

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