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Job title: Social Performance Specialist

Company: Anglo American

Job description: Company DescriptionYou’ll make us shineWe are the world’s leading diamond company, powered by thousands of people around the world who are driven to support thriving local communities, protect the natural environment, and stand with women and girls, focused on Building Forever.If you like chasing demanding targets, thrive on making decisions in the pursuit of brilliance, and enjoy the support of the world’s finest experts, we have a place for you.Job DescriptionThis position will support the guidance to operations in Canada, with respect to the management of social performance, community engagement and social and reputational elements. The Social Performance Specialist will be instrumental in ensuring that De Beers is viewed as a preferred partner in the mining and minerals sector for a wide range of stakeholders, including communities, governments, non-government organizations and Impact Benefit Agreement partners. This role is well suited to one who excels at building relationships and collaborating across multiple departments to achieve deliverables. As a member of a small, fast-paced team, the Social Performance Specialist will be self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize competing deadlines.Key responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing social programs that align with an established framework;
  • Leading and chairing the Social Performance Management Committee;
  • Preparing for quarterly and annual assessments;
  • Generating monthly and quarterly reports, as required;
  • Implementing an established framework for monitoring and evaluation;
  • Collaborating across business units to create a culture of implementing best practices and learning from others; and
  • Analyzing business value and risks related to social performance activities.

Reporting to the Social Performance Manager, the role resides within the Corporate Affairs/Social Performance department. This is a Yellowknife office-based position.Qualifications

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  • Legally permitted to work in Canada;
  • Diploma in Business, Commerce or Political Science;
  • Project Management Experience;
  • Practiced with social assessment techniques, including Social and Environmental Impact Assessments;
  • Previous experience with developing social impact management plans for business and operations;
  • Proven ability to identify key social performance issues, risks and impacts and integrate them into core business objectives and long-term business plans;
  • Experienced at applying international standards and industry best practices, such as the IFC Performance Standards, ICMM Good Practice Guidance and Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, specific to extractive industries;
  • Skilled communicator, who is adept at negotiation, collaboration and networking; and
  • Experience at working and travelling in and to remote communities in the Northwest Territories.

Desirable Assets:

  • Preference given to members of the Deninu Kué, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, North Slave Métis Alliance, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Tlicho Government, or Yellowknives Dene First Nation and residents of the NWT.
  • Experience delivering programs in remote communities to improve livelihoods;
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of direct work experience in an extractive industry (forestry, mining or oil & gas);
  • Experienced at developing and delivering training or professional development programs; and
  • Experienced in partnering with governments, academia, or civil society organizations at a national or territorial level.

Additional InformationWho We Are:Active in Canada for over 60 years, we are part of De Beers Group, the world’s leading diamond company. Globally, we are a team of more than 20,000 people, with operations in Canada, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, and activities across the diamond value chain from exploration to diamond jewelry retail. Our unwavering focus on sustainability and Building Forever fuels our commitment to advance standards across the diamond industry, protect the natural world, partner with local communities, and accelerate economic inclusion to support diversity in our business and beyond.In Canada, we have more than 600 employees working at offices in Calgary, Toronto and Yellowknife, actively exploring for new diamond opportunities, recovering diamonds at the joint venture Gahcho Kué mine in the Northwest Territories, and closing and rehabilitating two mines. We are also advancing the Chidliak Project to establish a technologically advanced diamond mine on Baffin Island using FutureSmart Mining principles.At De Beers, we believe in the power of working in partnership with communities to create lasting, positive impacts that endure long after we recover the last diamond. Our inclusive and diverse workplace values mining with respect for the environment and nearby communities, and we seek team players who share our passion for Making Life Brilliant.SafetySafety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health, and the well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)As a global #HeForShe Thematic Champion,De Beers is committed to promoting an equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential. Please inform us should there be any special requirements that should be considered as part of your application.Building foreverSustainability is at the heart of our decision-making – it is how we do business. Building Forever is key to our purpose as it represents our ambitious and holistic sustainability framework and is central to our ability to deliver long-term value to our communities and partners. This shapes how we protect our social and environmental license to operate, build a long-term legacy in our host communities and earn consumers’ trust in our diamonds that they can wear with pride.Inclusion & DiversityWe are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.ReferralReferral incentive applicable: This opportunity is open to a paid referral incentive according to the Employee Referral Policy (HRM.AD.21.00). Referral incentives are applicable to De Beers Group internal employees only.Background ChecksSuccessful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.#LI-MT1

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Sun, 05 May 2024 05:21:33 GMT