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Specialist - Community Development (CDF Projects)

Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024
Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values - Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork - which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

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Job Description

Seeking two (2) suitably qualified, experienced, and reliable Specialists - Community Development (CDF Projects) on a Project - based employment to work with the CDF Project Team in the implementation of the CDF for Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino. One will be based at Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya and another at Cabarroguis, Quirino. They will report to the Superintendent - External Affairs and Communications.

Key tasks and responsibilities:
  • Facilitates the planning, development, monitoring, and evaluation of all community programs/projects under the Community Development Fund
  • Facilitates the conduct of impact assessment of the CDF Projects on the community/stakeholders
  • Implements information, education, and communication programs and activities to increase awareness of the Didipio Mine;
  • Responsible in data gathering for reports required by government regulations
  • Provides assistance to CDF beneficiaries in connection with CDF implementation
  • Engages with stakeholders, including attendance at meetings and assemblies and presentation of reports
  • Ensures timely submission of reports on the status of various community projects and other CDF matters
  • Prepares and organizes all necessary documents needed prior to, during and after the implementation of community infrastructure projects
  • Assists in the maintenance of up-to-date project database for the Community Development Fund (CDF) project


  • Behaviour consistent with OceanaGold Values and the OceanaGold Way
  • Graduate of Social Science - related (e.g. Social Science, Human Ecology, Community Development, Psychology, etc.) courses
  • At least two (2) years relevant work experience, preferably in a mining set-up
  • At least one (1) year relevant experience in implementing community development and other social-related projects
  • With a valid Professional Driver's License and National Certificate in Driving is an advantage
  • Professional work ethics and behaviour
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in implementing social development and other social-related projects
  • Knowledge in basic computer operation MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Drive for continuous improvement and innovation

Additional Information

  • Highly attractive remuneration package inclusive of health and life insurance benefits
  • Great opportunities for career advancement with an international mining company
  • Friendly roster with great onsite foods, accommodation, and with transport from point of hire is provided for non-Didipio residents
  • Professional development skills training opportunities provided


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

**Applications close on 20 March 2024. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines.


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