Community Liaison Officer Job – Aldelia and HR Beyond Limits Limited

Job Title:   Community Liaison Officer

Organisation: Aldelia and HR Beyond Limits Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Aldelia is a global leading human resources company founded in 2005 and specialised in recruitment, outsourcing and payroll management services to blue-chip multinationals and fast-growing SMEs. The group operates in more than 30 countries across all industries and disciplines on four continents.

Our mission is to create a better future for people by delivering compliant, world-class and innovative HR solutions to the companies and communities we serve.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

General

  • Contribute to day-to-day management of stakeholder engagement activities as outlined in the Project Stakeholder Engagement Plan and operational priorities;
  • Contribute to the Social Performance team and more broadly the TotalEnergies E and P Uganda teams in the delivery of their objectives and activities;
  • Participate in regular training aimed at enhancing the ability to perform this role, as appropriate for his/her skills requirements and the evolving nature of the role (this includes mandatory HSSE, project induction and ethical training);

Tasks and Activities

  • Plan daily/weekly/monthly engagement based on need to deliver relational, operational and development focused engagement with community stakeholders, CSOs and local government in the Project Area of Influence, in the framework of establishing and maintaining trust-based relations.
  • Organize individual, group and community meetings to inform, consult, and engage in a format appropriate for the purpose and cultural preferences.
  • Support community meetings by preparing information packages, arranging venues, posting advertisements and collecting feedback forms.
  • Identify and respect the needs of different stakeholder groups, especially vulnerable groups, and modify engagement approaches as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the most appropriate information-sharing tools are used for different stakeholder groups, including vulnerable groups.
  • Manage relational engagement (stakeholder mapping of administrative and traditional leaders, influencers and opinion leaders, service providers (health, education), focus groups (gender, youth, vulnerable people etc);
  • Build awareness, knowledge and understanding of village and community demographics, priorities and concerns of different community groups.
  • Identify and engage opinion leaders to support dissemination of reliable information to various audiences.;
  • Promote awareness and understanding of project operational activities and their implications for communities;
  • Identify opportunities to support initiatives benefiting the local communities and communicate them to their line manager.
  • Clearly explain issues relating to safety, security and emergency risk and requisite precautions to community members.
  • ssist all other project functions (Construction, Environment, Biodiversity, Social Performance) needs to engage with communities, local governments, civil society and tourism sector.
  • Support management of the community commitments’ register.
  • Assist land access, compensation and livelihood restoration related initiatives as the first point of contact as well as input into the processes to be aligned with in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Assist with any field visits organized by TotalEnergies or any of the JV partners.
  • Facilitate construction phase activities ensuring routine operational engagement ;
  • Facilitate Contractors (including local recruitment process);
  • Facilitate Third parties service providers responsible for delivery of social management programs;
  • Report weekly on community perceptions and questions raised about Project activities, general community issues and information important to company, general observations (in-migration to the area, new building being build etc.), conflict issues / rumours and any weak signals;
  • Reporting to the line manager regarding own activities and the day-to-day situation in the community and against agreed Key performance indicators (KPI);

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should hold relevant qualifications

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 10th July 2023

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