Freeport McMoRan Manager Strategic Community Development - Henderson Mine - Kremmling, CO in Henderson Mine (Empire, CO), Colorado
Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
Participates in the execution and evolution of the Company's social responsibility strategy and community development policies, standards, practices and programs. Identifies, develops and implements strategic sustainable community development programs, including both thematic, risk centered, portfolio wide or regional efforts as well as site-specific activities that mitigate risk and protect social license to operate. Manages programs and processes key to ability to operate including but not limited to social investment, local contributions, stakeholder engagement, capacity building, program promotion and evaluation, and internal business coordination. Monitors and responds to actual and potential social issues, impacts and risks that will or could affect operations.
Lead the development and management of stakeholder engagement initiatives that address the unique risks, needs and opportunities of the assigned site(s) or region. Includes management of 100 to 400 stakeholders with some level of influence over social license to operate, with 20 to 40 that are considered “high influence/risk” related to the site’s ability to operate, and 40 to 200 that require more significant/intensive engagement approaches. Supervise the site Stakeholder Engagement team to ensure critical coordination of relationship management and monitoring of sentiment or risk profile. Develop, maintain and build relationships with key community leaders on behalf of the company and local operation, and provide information in an accurate and timely manner as needed. Monitor/respond to community inquiries, requests, concerns and/or questions and serve as the site Community Grievance Officer. Facilitate any necessary community research such as public opinion/attitude surveys, baseline social needs assessments, etc. Coordinate with the regulatory-mandated stakeholder engagement efforts for permitting, closure, and remediation activities. Provides guidance and counsel to the corporate and site management team on applicable programs, practices and processes.
Advance social investment processes and projects, including the formal Community Investment Fund(s) and site contributions in consultation with Enterprise staff when necessary; ensure accountability with organizational recipients and provide technical guidance to potential applicants on project design, sustainability effectiveness, and achievement of outcomes. Ensure all investments are based on stakeholder input, address site risks and/or drive sustainable community development.
Develop, provide recommendations and manage activities that advance community leadership, self-sufficiency, and sustainability, ultimately reducing community dependency on the mining operations that prepares stakeholders for eventual closure. Coordinate with Enterprise staff to provide technical expertise to external stakeholders, cultivating a self-sustaining mind-set, engaging leaders in the various capacity-building programs offered, and identifying and creating additional opportunities to diversify local economies that create long-term viability.
Consult with various technical teams and other staff to manage current or potential social impacts of operational activities. Advance the development and implementation of social programs and processes that address the needs of operations and other administrative support groups (such as Environmental); assess and address specific risks, weaknesses and strengths as needed. Serve as a technical expert/manager on large, complex projects with actual or potential social impacts, participate in the site leadership team, and act as a key contributor to site strategic planning and Site Risk Register reviews to ensure community impacts are considered in various operations activities. Lead development of the Social Risk Register and 5 Year Community Engagement and Development Plan. Manage budgeting, contracts for needed goods/services, etc. Represent the site on various company-sponsored teams.
Work with internal and external communications personnel to develop stakeholder messages and materials at the operations level to share operational information in a transparent manner at the earliest possible stage, and/or garner positive visibility and increase awareness among key stakeholders and employees regarding the Company's commitment to community involvement and sustainable development. Oversee data collection processes for various internal and external reporting efforts.
Oversee and lead efforts (or oversee another employee who may be responsible) to facilitate employee involvement in the community, including monitoring employee interests and community needs to identify strategic projects. Also ensures employees are prepared to serve as ambassadors of the assigned site(s) in the community, representing the company’s SD commitments appropriately.
Perform other duties as required.
Master's degree in Community/Sustainable Development, Business Administration/Economics, International Relations, or other Social or Environmental Sciences andseven (7) years of direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above,andthree (3) years of lead or supervisory experience;OR
Bachelor’s degree in Community or Public Relations, Social Work, Sociology /Social Science, Environmental Science, Sustainable (or Economic) Development, Marketing, Business or related fieldandnine (9) years of direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above,andthree (3) years of lead or supervisory experience;OR
Associate's degree in Community or Public Relations, Social Work, Sociology/Social Science, Environmental Science, Sustainable (or Economic) Development, Marketing, Business or related fieldandeleven (11) years of direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above,andthree (3) years of lead or supervisory experience;OR
High School diploma or GEDandthirteen (13) years of direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above,andthree (3) years of lead or supervisory experience
Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.
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Title: Manager Strategic Community Development - Henderson Mine - Kremmling, CO
Location: CO-Henderson Mine (Empire, CO)
Requisition ID: 1904110