We are currently looking for a Group Manager – External and Indigenous Relations to be based at our centrally located offices in Sydney. This role will be responsible for driving the development and implementation of a comprehensive community and stakeholder relations strategy, framework and risk management.
In your role you will implement Evolution’s long-term social responsibility strategy, develop and oversee the government framework for this, as well as identifying and managing social responsibility risks, opportunities and mitigation.
You will be an ambassador internally and externally, building strong partnerships to deliver sustainable outcomes for Evolution and our local communities.
Project identification and planning will be a key part of this role and supporting our sites with their community projects. You will also support our sites with community related matters as well as ensuring cross functional collaboration and knowledge sharing across the sites.
What you’ll bring
Our values of Safety, Excellence, Accountability and Respect guide how we act each and every day, they are the basis of our company culture. You will demonstrate your ‘safety first’ mindset and how you strive for excellence and take pride in your work. You will strive to improve, be bold in your thinking and be accountable for your work and ‘own it’. Working in a collaborative team you will be open to feedback, respect other’s opinions and challenge constructively to build trust and create an inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work.
Prior experience leading community interactions and negotiations as well as building relationships with indigenous communities is important fo this role. You will also have previously lead project teams or working groups and have experience working cross-functionally.
Some of the key competencies and skills we are looking for are:
• Positive stakeholder engagement and relationship building
• Persuading, influencing and negotiating
• Delivering results, understanding and meeting stakeholder expectations
• Mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution
• Media relations and public presentation skills
• Strategic planning
• Proactive and determined
What we offer
We want your time at Evolution to be a highlight of your career. We will dare you to think differently, act like an owner and live our values of safety, accountability, excellence and respect.
We take pride in looking after our people and are passionate about personal development. We will help you build on your strengths, appreciate your diversity, provide opportunities for your development and challenge you to be your best. We will make sure you are clear on your accountabilities and have the right resources, systems and tools to achieve and succeed in your role.
As a growth focused business, we recognise our people’s efforts and reward the outcomes they deliver, as well as how they delivered them. We offer competitive salaries and bonus structures and have for the past four years invited our people to share in our success through an employee share scheme.
The safety, health and wellbeing of our people is really important to us and we are proud to be globally recognised leaders in sustainability. We recognise work-life integration and offer flexible working arrangements, subsidised private health insurance and a range of health and wellbeing options providing a stimulating and inclusive work environment.