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Tuesday 8 October 2013

Community Liaison Officer Job opportunity in Uganda at CNOOC Uganda Limited

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer
Organization: CNOOC Uganda Limited
City Kampala,
Country  Uganda

Job Summary: The Officer will be managing community relations at the camp site, in support of the implementation of the Company operations.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Act as the contact for the Company and the indigenous community to determine relevant issues for improved relationships between the Company and the Local Community. Developing and managing the relationship with the adjacent Local Community.
Dealing with the community related issues at the camp site on behalf of CUL such as complaints and other inquiries which are within the mandate of the function.
Communicating with the site stakeholders about the Company's operational activities and corporate social activities
Organizing and mobilizing for engagements with the local communities in Hoima District especially in Kingfisher area
Suggesting on perception enhancement activities with site stakeholders
Support to Company contractors to ensure they adhere to Company Community Relations guidelines
Offer feedback on the community's perception and acceptance of the Company
Facilitate suitable consultative mechanisms and procedures to provide a conducive environment for partnership between the Company and the community.
Contribute to the development of information dissemination materials useful in stakeholder engagement.
Monitor the implementation of mitigation projects within the operational area of the Company and suggest areas for improvement.
Plan and deliver or organise public presentations, and inform the community members/groups about Company activities and policies.
Develop and maintain a register of stakeholders within the operation area and relevant information for the Company operations.
Respond to telephone calls, requests for support and enquiries associated with the position's activities from stakeholders and the local communities.
Conduct any administrative tasks associated with the position's duties, including clerical duties related to writing and responding to correspondence
Perform other duties assigned by superior.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The Job holder should have completed secondary education or possess a Bachelors degree in related disciplines.
At least five (5) years of environmental related working experience.
Work experience with rural communities at Albert Lake area is highly preferred
Local candidates with local language capability at the southern and south eastern part of Lake Albert Basin is preferred
Hold a certificate of attendance at a community based training course is preferred
Experience in oil and gas operations desirable.
Knowledge of the local community of Lake Albert is required
Knowledge in implementation of community development project is essential for this position.
Good IT literacy and fluency
Excellent team player
High standard of business ethics
Highly motivated and achievement orientated

How to Apply:
Please send ONLY a CV and Application Letter MERGED into ONE document to email address: recruitment@cnoocuganda.com
Please DO NOT attach any other documents and ensure to quote the JOB TITLE in the Subject of your email.
Only candidates that follow these instructions and meet the minimum requirements shall be contacted.

Deadline: 14th October 2013 at 5.00PM.