Senior Social Scientist (EIA / SIA / Economic Development / Resettlement Plans / Mining / Research) – South Africa

Reference Number: 20182AND
Job Description:
Our client, an environmental service provider to the resources/mining industry is looking for a candidate for the above mentioned position.  
 The Senior Social Scientist contributes to the organisational goals providing expert advice, conducting field research, and assessments.
  • Compilation of Social Impact Assessments
  • Compiling of Resettlement Action Plans
  • Conducting socio-economic analyses and public participation processes
  • Undertaking community engagement and liaison activities
  • Contributing socio economic baseline details to the EIA process
  • Compilation of Social and Labour Plans and Local Economic Development Plans
  • Liaise with government at various levels
  • Demographic profiling
  • Conducting research
  • Compile and review reports for submission to client and/or legal authorities
  • Project, client and public management
  • Must be able to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team and willing to travel locally and into the rest of Africa
  • Specialist knowledge within the field of social science
  • Research methodologies
  • Statistical and data analysis skills
  • Must be able to demonstrable report-writing skills 
  • Post graduate degree in a field related to Research Psychology
  • 7-8 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Previous international experience would be beneficial
  • At least 5 years' work experience in social impact assessment, resettlement planning or related field
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Market related salary
  • Permanent Position
  • Candidate can be based either in Jersey, Mali, Botswana, UK or in South Africa
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Andrea Dale
Recruitment Consultant 
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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