Surrey, BC
Rio Tinto
Career Opportunities
Rio Tinto
- Work for a global industry leader with assets around the world
- A unique opportunity to support the development of positive relationships that will have lasting impacts
- Work on assignments of high value within the company and the province of BC
- Role will be located in the Nechako Watershed region
About the role: We are looking for a Communication and Communities Advisor (Watershed) with strong interpersonal and proven strategic skills to contribute to our Aluminium division's Communities and Communications team in Northwest, British Columbia.
The position will be based in Rio Tinto's Vanderhoof office. The successful candidate will work with a cross-disciplinary group of colleagues throughout the province in building collaborative and lasting relationships with community partners. This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who has a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently. Reporting to the Manager Communications & Communities for Rio Tinto's BC Works, you will be:
- Acting as a key representative of Rio Tinto in developing and enhancing its relationships with communities within the watershed region.
- Developing & implementing community engagement plans to support business objectives.
- Designing and creating communication and social media materials to provide information about Rio Tinto's operations in the watershed.
- Continuing Rio Tinto's Water Engagement Initiative to understand communities priorities and interests in the watershed.
- Supporting the development and implementation of work to build and strengthen First Nations relations which includes establishing effective agreements that build long term partnerships
- Using Rio Tinto assets to develop a steady-state Regional Economic Development program, in partnership with local, regional and provincial entities to enable sustainability of positive impacts through operations
About you:
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
- Post-secondary education
- Highly motivated and strong people engagement skills
-Experience working independently and as part of a team, exercising sound judgment, and managing multiple on-going projects while meeting critical deadlines is essential.
- Demonstrated experience working with stakeholders and involved in community engagement programs
- Demonstrated competencies in problem solving of complex matters, from identification of objectives and determine the process to achieve desirable outcomes.
- Experience working with a broad range of audiences - including First Nations, local businesses, and the public- to achieve successful, mutually desired outcomes.
- Empathy and have excellent listening skills
- Capacity to navigate changing environments
To apply and for a full role description & qualifications and more information about Rio Tinto please visit:
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job ID: RITM2193664
Apply before 24th October 2018 if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change. Please note, in order to be successfully considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.