Principal: Stakeholder & Government Relations

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2107, South Africa

Job Description

Company Description
-Are you full of great ideas? Join us and innovate with purpose.
With headquarters in London, UK, and operations located throughout the world, Anglo American is truly global. We employ more than 60,000 colleagues worldwide and run mining operations across southern Africa, North and South America and Australia. Founded in 1917, we are more than 100 years old, having evolved over the decades to become the highly valued company we are now. We aim to lead and collaborate with industry to pursue ever safer and more responsible ways of working; leading the drive toward a more sustainable approach to mining through innovative thinking and new technologies. Here’s an exciting opportunity to join us.

-The Stakeholder & Government Relations Principal will manage the relationships with all stakeholders, and support collaboration between Anglo American in SA, government, business, MINCOSA and other key stakeholders. Key responsibilities:

  • Support the crafting of stakeholder engagement plans
  • Align the strategy, policies and plans with RSA legislation and AA policies
  • Contribute to the Corporate Relations strategy on government relations, social performance and sustainability
  • Evaluate the impact of stakeholder engagements in consultation with the BUs and give feedback to AASA & BUs
  • Support the coordination of intervention in support of sites, BUs and executive office where required
  • Support BUs in managing initiatives at local, regional, provincial government and national levels
  • Monitor and ensure delivery of commitments and realisation of AASA objects at all governmental levels in collaboration with BUs
  • Identify and manage risks relating to all stakeholders
  • Manage partnerships and programmes with all levels of government and other key stakeholders
  • Conduct stakeholder surveys and make regular reports
  • Facilitate meetings for internal corporate departments with relevant external stakeholders.
  • Nurture beneficial relationship with government at regional and national levels

  • Qualifications
    -A B-degree in the relevant field
  • A post graduate qualification would be an added advantage
  • Project management qualification would be advantageous
  • At least 10 years’ experience of working in the field of stakeholder management
  • Experience in dealing with external stakeholders at a senior level
  • Experience in dealing with internal stakeholders at senior management level, executive, and board levels
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects/programmes/partnerships
  • Experience in the extractive industry and relevant role in a multinational organization would be advantageous
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations including but not limited to the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA); Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA); Mining Charter, BBBEE Act (would be advantageous; Public Finance Management Act
  • Understanding of the socio-economic and political landscape
  • Knowledge of the mining industry and business landscape in SA (will be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of communications (verbal and written) and engagement strategies and presentation writing skills and engagements
  • Financial management skills would be advantageous
  • Influencing and networking skills

Additional Information
-Who we are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large. What we offer When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programs, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time. How we are committed to your safety Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer. Inclusion & Diversity We 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 fulfill their potential.

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    Johannesburg, Gauteng 2107, South Africa
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