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Community Investment Lead

Zijin Mining - Rosebel Gold Mines
Rosebel Gold Mines Site, BR, Suriname
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

Job Details

At Rosebel Gold Mines, we are seeking a dedicated and passionate Community Investment Lead to join our Community Relations department.

The Community Investment Lead will be responsible for the overall supervision and guidance of the Community Relations officers and maintaining an up-to-date and in-depth understanding of RGM's Communities of Interest (COIs) and the broader districts of Brokopondo and Sipaliwini. At the same time, the Community Investment Lead will lead the periodic review of all community investment initiatives and provide strategic input to the overall Community Relations strategy, with the goal of maintaining positive, mutually beneficial relationships with local communities and promoting sustainable community development.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the CRD's day-to-day community investmentprogram and providing strategic direction for continual improvement.
  • Supervising the Community Relations Officers in the effective implementation of community investmentprograms.
  • Leading periodic evaluations of the community investment program and adapting approaches as required.
  • Guiding the CRD's approach to community investment to maintain social license to operate.
  • Maintaining regular communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensuring activities are planned, implemented, and monitored in accordance with the Community Relations Management System.
  • Contributing to the strategic planning process for CRD and other relevant departments.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • A master'sdegree in Community Relations, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience with community development programs and 3 years of leadership experience.
  • Ability to manage complex and diverse project portfolios with limited resources and under demanding timelines.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse and complex environment with people of varying abilities and competencies.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills as well as high level of cultural awareness and understanding.
  • A valid Surinamese driver's license.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English and speaking knowledge of Sranan Tongo. Maroon language is an asset.
  • Willingness to work on a rotational schedule of 14 days of work followed by 7 days break.

If you are a proactive and community-oriented individual looking to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you. Join our team at Rosebel Gold Mines and contribute to our commitment to sustainable community development. Please note that only candidates who meet these requirements will be considered for the Community Investment Leadrole at Rosebel Gold Mines.


Zijin is a multinational mining group dedicated to the exploration and development of gold, copper, zinc, and other mineral resources globally, as well as associated refining, processing, trading, and other businesses. Its operations include projects and operations in 17 provincial-level regions in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as well as 14 overseas countries across Europe, Central Asia, Africa, Oceania, and South America. It is one of the largest Chinese mining companies distinguished by its significant domestic and international copper and gold resource, reserves, and production.

Zijin’s vision is “Mining for a Better Society” and stands by the values of “Harmony Brings about Wealth” and “Balanced Development of the Company.”

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