Community Relations Business Development Officer

St. Barbara Limited
Sept. 16, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
Oct. 10, 2020, 7:55 p.m.

The Role

Reporting to Community Affairs Superintendent and liaising with the contracts specialist, Landholders Umbrella Company (Simberi Mine Services Limited) and Simberi Mining Area Association (SMAA) this unique opportunity provides quality business development support and advice to Landholders contracts on Simberi Island. This role also includes facilitating and building Landholders business capacities and identifying business opportunities as to maximise their participation in business spin offs opportunities.

This is a FIFO position, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an additional week will be a week in quarantine, and therefore it will be a 28/14 roster. Point of Hire is restricted to Kavieng/Rabaul/Port Moresby/Lae/Mt Hagen or Tabar group of Islands.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

Facilitate business development training (Personal viability training) to landowner businesses, groups and individuals (target groups) identified through Training Needs Analysis.

Schedule and conduct contractor review meeting with contractor and contract owners (SGCL line Department i.e Finance and Administration)

Provide assistance to local contractor & business entities in capacity building and general business advice.

Provide support to landowner companies to develop business plans.

Provide timely feedback to the community regarding Business Development queries and grievances

Attend BoD meetings and Annual General Meetings (AGMs) for Landholder Umbrella Company.

Monitoring and Tracking of SMSL’s annual KPIs

Assist with the maintenance and management of all of the Business Development data management, filing and administration.

Contribute to compilation of Business Development reports including monthly/quarterly report for the Community Relations Manager.

Provide support to the Landowner businesses, business groups and individuals as and when required

Contribute to the publication of the Simberi Newsletter

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

Behaviour consistent with Simberi Gold Company Values

Good managerial skills and know how to deal with business development work and should know how to analyse, report and implement business improvements initiatives;

Have a minimum of 3 years work experience preferably in a mining environment Landholders businesses, training and promote a safe work ethics;

Attained a Diploma/ Degree in Business Management/Administration.


Good communication skills

A continuous improvement approach to all tasks.

Developing initiative and problem solving skills;

Prepared to accept responsibility

Ability to effectively manage Landholders business expectations and reality

Demonstrated high level of computer literacy (MS Office, Pronto)

The Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dynamic and motivated team of industry professionals with considerable experience in the demands and practices of the mining industry.

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