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Social Economic Development Manager

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Job Title: Social Economic Development Manager
Location: Northern Cape
Salary: Negotiable
Contract/ Perm: Perm
Discipline: Power

Purpose of the Role
• Manage the social economic development initiatives for the company
• Identifies and implements strategic, short and long term to achieve economic development goals
• Work within the implementation plan
• Socialize plan with affected role players internally and externally (all key stakeholders - local government, municipalities, communities, beneficiaries etc on key focus areas and plans
• To manage the Local Economic Department at operational level and contracted suppliers/service providers and project managers ensuring fulfilment of project objectives
• Creates an annual action plan and identifies resources needed to implement the plan;
• Manage community expectations
• Plan and lead each initiative
• Work with the community liaison officer closely
• Monthly/Quarterly meetings with the community
• Report to the Department of Energy quarterly on initiatives
• Project management
• Ensure proper governance is in place
• Report to the Social, Ethics and Remuneration committee on a quarterly basis
• Manage pickets, strikes, riots within the community and Project site
• Work closely with the IPP Office in terms of quarterly reporting and mange ensure that termination points and penalties are managed
• Will be a trustee within the SDI Trust
• Engage with the SDI Trust with initiatives planning
• Report to the CEO and board on progress

Key appointment criteria
• B degree in Social Science / Business Administration or equivalent qualification
• Diploma/certificate in Project Management
• Total of 3-5 years management experience in SED Project management or Community Development
• A minimum of 3 years operational Integrated Development Plan experience at local government level
• At least Code B drivers' licence
• Proven track record in similar organisation an added advantage
• Preferable experience with similar EDO programmes or requirements, experience in other REIPPP projects would be an advantage
• Knowledge of Corporate Governance, statutory knowledge, knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
• Project Management Skills, Management skills and competencies
• Relationship building and networking skills
• Financial Management knowledge and competencies
• Communication, Strategic, Influencing, Negotiating and Presentation skills
• Business Process knowledge

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South Africa
Cobus Steyn
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