Senior Community Relations Officer at Tembo Nickel Corporation February, 2022

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About Tembo Nickel Corporation

Tembo Nickel Corporation (“Tembo”) is an operating company formed via the Framework Agreement (19 January 2021) between Kabanga Nickel Limited and the Government of Tanzania for development of the Kabanga nickel deposits in the Ngara District in the Northwest of Tanzania. Under the Framework Agreement terms, Tembo (owned 84% by Kabanga Nickel Limited and 16% by the Government of Tanzania) has been formally established for the mining, processing and refining of Class 1 nickel with cobalt and copper co-products. Tembo is the Swahili word for elephant and represents strength, community and longevity. Tembo Nickel aims to become a sustainable, inclusive and responsible company supplying critical battery minerals to the world.


Position Summary:

Tembo Nickel is seeking to recruit Senior Community Relations Officer to join Tembo Nickel Project Team. She/he will have full responsibility for the assigned activities and be one of the primary interfaces with the identified local stakeholders. S/he will maintain regular communications with local government officials and other strategic partners at Village. Ward and Division level.

This is a Fixed Term contract of 1 Year and the successful candidate will report to the CR Team Lead

Duty Station: Tembo Nickel Project Site- Ngara

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as liaison between TN and identified local stakeholders. Par­ticipate in local stakeholder engagement activities and ensure that any inquiries or complaints from local stakeholders are dealt with promptly and sensitively
  • Facilitate the Project’s development activities through appropriate stakeholder engagement and feedback
  • Assist with key studies and research with a social aspect e.g. Envi­ronmental & Social Impact Assessment and Health Impact Assess­ment
  • Provide updates of assigned tasks on important achievements/con- strains encountered in a weekly basis
  • Facilitate key Project work streams that have a community interface g. resettlement and exploration/surface drilling
  • Assist Human Resources and Supply Chain to ensure that the Proj­ect identifies and leverages local content opportunities (e.g.. local employment/training and local procurement)
  • Assist other Project departments (e.g. Security and Health. Safety & Environment) to identify and plan mitigation strategies for key social impacts
  • Attend daily department morning briefing session and all planned department meetings
  • Write and submit all relevant reports (e.g. stakeholder engagement report, weekly report etc) to the Community Relations Lead for re­view and submission.
  • Participate on development of department plans, monitoring and evaluation of department activities
  • Jointly with Community Relations team, undertake monitoring, inter­nal evaluation and documentation of all work done by CR Depart­ment
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably assigned by Community Rela­tions
  • In the absence of CRL the Senior Community Relations Officer will act as Community Relations Lead.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the same or related role
  • Computer literate and fully conversant with basic computer applica­tions
  • Experience in resettlement projects will be an added advantage

Tembo Nickel offers a competitive remuneration package and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

  • Applicants are invited to send their resumes indicating the role tile in the subject via email [email protected] or by post to Tembo Nickel, P.O. Box 65, Rulenge.

Application closing date is 15th February,2022

Note: We are committed to provide equal employment opportunities based on merits and we do not charge candidates any fees in the whole recruitment process

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