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Senior Social Scientist

Job description

Social Sciences Manager

Competitive Salary / London UK (Hybrid Working)

We are looking for a Senior Social Scientist, who will provide and carry out social and resettlement activities on resources projects (mining sector, oil and gas and renewables) throughout Africa.

Our client is passionate about what they do and are extremely fortunate to be able to make a difference in the lives of their colleagues, their clients, the communities they work in and the environment.

The role

You will be expected to.

  • Manage the administrative and technical aspects of social impact assessment and resettlement projects (either as stand-alone projects or as part of an ESIA).
  • Win projects through proposal compilation and building of positive relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Compile Social Impact Assessment reports and Resettlement Action Plans.
  • Manage socio-economic and asset surveys, including analysis and interpretation of survey data.
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior staff.
  • Project managing and administrating projects, where required.

Requirements

You will.

  • Have demonstrable experience in compiling professional reports that meet applicable technical requirements.
  • Be able to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
  • Must be willing to travel internationally.
  • Have specialist knowledge within the field of social impact assessment and resettlement.
  • Knowledge of French or Swahili would be beneficial (but not essential).
  • Must have a valid driver's licence.
  • Post graduate degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Research Psychology or related field.
  • Post graduate degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Research Psychology or related field.

Why this role?

The client we are working with is committed to making a difference in both their environment and their business. They are a rapidly growing organisation and encourage both formal and informal professional development. Their organisation is very diverse with people from all around the world and they don't only encourage diversity, they embrace it. With a rewards and benefits package that is structured to ensure that their employees and their families are well looked after, this is a brilliant organisation to make your next career move!

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

Interested?

Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Thomas at: tjherbert@allen-york.com to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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