Community Relations & Economic Development (ED) Coordinator (Roodepoort)

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Job Description

As the Community Relations & Economic Development (ED) Coordinator you will be responsible for implementing and monitoring community development and social empowerment initiatives, as well as drafting the company Enterprise and Socio-economic Development deliverables and identifying beneficiaries. You will be the driving force behind maximizing the positive impact of projects on local communities and other key stakeholders. 

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE: 
Minimum Education  

  • A degree or equivalent in social science, public relations, business management, sustainable development or similar.

Additional Qualifications

  • Basic computer literacy (MS Suite and Google App Suite)
  • Driver’s License         

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum three years proven experience in liaising with stakeholder and maintaining good relations within local communities, preferably in townships and in rural communities.
  • In-depth knowledge of socio-economic and regulatory contexts in South Africa, with an appreciation of challenges and opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
  • Experience working with South African government bodies and understanding of local regulations.
  • Proven track record of implementing and understanding Contractor Participation Local Community Engagement Goals (CPG).
  • Experience as a Community Liaison, or doing Community Development, Social Impact Assessments or Environmental and Social Management Systems.