Monday, 27 March 2017


Analyst LED - Community Development

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Rio Tinto - Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

Analyst II: Local Economic Development – Richards Bay Minerals, South Africa 
  • Exciting positions available at our mineral sands mining and smelter operations 
  • Excellent coastal location offering great lifestyle benefits 
  • Great exposure to the latest technology in this dynamic environment 
Rio Tinto is a global mining and metals group, dedicated to the smartest discovery, extraction and processing of the earth's natural resources. 

Located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is a mineral sands producer extracting titanium-iron ore ilmenite as well as rutile and zircon. Successfully operating for over thirty years, RBM offers a scenic coastal lifestyle with great career opportunities through development, challenges and advanced technology. With a strong focus on the safety and wellbeing of our employees; this dynamic environment offers a long-lasting career. 

The opportunity 

We are looking for Analyst II: Local Economic Development to promote, engage and implement corporate social investment and community relations programs and activities in line with the central RBM business strategy. 

What the role entails 

This critical role is suited to someone who is keen to make a difference and work for a globally recognised mining company. Reporting to the Supt. Transformation & LED , you will be: 

  • Net working and liaising with service providers to establish community support programmes 
  • Formally identifies poverty alleviation and livelihood needs and aligns to agreed standards 
  • Keeps abreast of research and implementation of new technology and advise stakeholders accordingly 
  • Liaises with Community Liaison Specialists in the execution of projects and programmes and escalates any issues as required 
  • Works closely with business development specialist to develop rural advancement activities into local business opportunities 
  • Liaises with EDS to ensure that all projects are carefully planned with key milestones, activities and rigorous tracking and risk processes (taking into account contingencies that affect delivery of projects) 
  • Facilitates the training and the effective transfer of knowledge to community members 
  • Draws and feeds-back trends and reporting information into the planning of projects and programmes to relevant stakeholders (aligned to SLP and planning requirements) 
What you will need for this role 

To be successfully considered, you will have: 

  • National Diploma Degree in Community / Economic Development / Agriculture 
  • Diploma in Rural Development (advantageous) 
  • 2-3 years’ experience in and knowledge of Agriculture and rural community development. 
  • Knowledge of methods used in community programs. 
  • Experience with community facilitation. 
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. 

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