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Stakeholder Engagement Manager

As our Stakeholder Engagement Manager, you will support the formulation and development of diverse forestry and land use projects. In this role you will support the design and development of forestry and land use projects in the context of the identification, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the social, cultural and governance aspects required by any standard used by the company for the certification of carbon projects.

In addition, the stakeholder engagement manager will work closely with all the Project Managers and collaborators of the Project team, ensuring that all the project’s collaborators receive ongoing training and that they get the necessary skills and tools to comply with the community requirements.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Contribute with policy inputs and theory of change in REDD projects with collectives territories
  • Develop the analysis of the socioeconomic, cultural and political conditions of the territory based on primary and secondary information
  • Ensure an effective channel of communication with all project stakeholders, especially with ethnic communities, to promote their participation and effective with projects goals
  • Design and develop training materials to communicate different AFOLU and carbon concepts
  • Develop training protocols for community leaders in product development and governance
  • Support the Project Manager in the development of community and general sections of Projects Design and Monitoring Reports under different carbon standards
  • Support the Project Manager as an expert on complex and strategic issues related to Project Owners and Project Proponents to accomplish the standards’ rules and requirements
  • Support the development of community processes required by different projects in the company
  • Identify and evaluate community impacts and their mitigation measures that may be incurred by the implementation of projects coordinated by South Pole in the territory of influence
  • Ensure assigned tasks are completed on time and within the personal time budget
  • Develop community monitoring plans and reports according to project goals and indicators, Standards requirements and specific conditions and capacities of stakeholders involved

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, social work or social sciences
  • Three or more years of work experience in community engagement of forestry, sustainability consulting, climate change mitigation/adaptation projects or related fields
  • Excellent oral and written command of English and Spanish are essential
  • Ability to create high quality written documents (proposals and deliverables)
  • Ability to manage targets and priorities and develop own goals
  • Have excellent communication skills, especially verbal and written skills

We offer

  • Work in a growing global profit for purpose company with a real commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change
  • Excellent team spirit, working within a large and international team of sustainability passionate professionals
  • The opportunity to work with highly dedicated and motivated professional experts all around the world
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