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Senior Resettlement and Social Specialist

Job description

A rare opportunity has arisen to join a leading consultancy as a Senior Resettlement and Social Specialist. You will join a company at the forefront of some of the most interesting and ethical projects.

Job Objectives

  • Managing the administrative and technical aspects of social impact assessment and resettlement projects (either as stand-alone projects or as part of an ESIA).

  • Winning projects through proposal compilation and building of positive relationships with new and existing clients.

  • Compilation of Social Impact Assessment reports and Resettlement Action Plans.

  • Managing socio-economic and asset surveys, including analysis and interpretation of survey data.

  • Engaging with stakeholders at community and government levels.

  • Liaising with clients and project partners.

  • Effectively managing interfaces between disciplines - e.g. coordination between social/ resettlement practitioners and database management, GIS, stakeholder engagement, land surveying, economic modelling, community health impact assessment, etc.

Education

  • Post graduate degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Research Psychology or related field.

Experience

  • 8-10 years' experience in resettlement planning or related field.

Requirements

  • Must have demonstrable experience in compiling professional reports that meet applicable technical requirements.

  • Must be able to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to work independently and within a team

  • Must be willing to travel internationally.

  • Specialist knowledge within the field of social impact assessment and resettlement.

  • Experience in special-purpose studies (e.g. Social and Labour Plans, Community Development Plans, influx management, artisanal mining, etc.) would be beneficial.

  • Experience in electronic (tablet-based) social surveys and/or statistical data analysis would be beneficial.

  • Knowledge of French or Swahili would be beneficial (but not essential).

  • Must have a valid driver's licence.

Values

To ensure SUSTAINABILITY in our environment and our business this role will be required to live and uphold the following values:

  • Demonstrating INTEGRITY and HONESTY at all times;

  • Acting in a PROFESSIONAL manner;

  • Working together as a TEAM;

  • Demonstrating CARE;

  • Delivering FLEXIBLE and PRAGMATIC solutions;

  • Demonstrating PASSION; and

  • Being FUTURE FOCUSED.

For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 ext 280 or email bdempster@allen-york.com

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