Social Coordinator

at Seaowl Group
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted August 6, 2022
Category Management
Oil & Gas
Job Type Contract
Currency TZS


East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project will establish a Special Purpose Vehicle (“PipeCo”), which will build, own and operate the EACOP system. PipeCo will be established on OPCO type model with representatives of both Uganda and Tanzania states as well as shareholders.

• Develop the construction social management plans or sections on social management as inputs to construction environmental management plans

• Monitors and inspects contractors’ day to day social activities to ensure all are performed in accordance with all project applicable permit conditions and mitigation requirements
• Liaises daily with EPC Contractor’s site personnel. Effectively provides guidance, as required, regarding compliance requirements and corrective actions
• Liaises with the contractors’ social teams to build trusting and effective partnerships to facilitate the engagement and outreach with project affected communities
• Issues non-compliance for the breaches in permit/mitigation requirements
• Liaises with immediate supervisor, highlighting areas of concern, NCRs, incidents, etc

• Assists in the review and close out of rectifications arising from daily inspections, audits, or compliance review process
• Act as Company Representative
• To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation
• To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard to Ethics and project “code of conduct” policy
• To participate to meetings with partners, authorities and other stakeholders as required
• To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position.

Qualifications And Experience Required
• Essential:
• Strong public speaking skills
• Knowledge of local communities
• Ability to communicate with stakeholders with tact and courtesy
• Ability to understand and explain all project social requirements and relay relevant information to internal and external stakeholders
• Physical ability to work in the field and conduct inspection in difficult terrain
• Concise report writing on a daily basis
• Previous social experience in the construction industry is essential
• Extensive and proven experience in pipeline and associated facilities Management of Construction
• Staff management experience (knowledge transfer)
• Excellent communications skills
• Advanced written and spoken English
• Ability to use MS Office (word, excel, Outlook, Power point) competently
• Understanding of Time / Distance planning programs
• Competency in written/oral communication
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to travel as and when required
• High level of safety awareness

• A strong communication, networking, collaboration, and well-developed team-working skills, especially in multi-discipline and multi-cultural teams.
• A full knowledge of project specific execution strategies, and the ability to develop them to meet challenging project objectives and deliverables.
• An ‘Incident Free’ mind-set, and be a role model for their project team (Direct/Indirect hires);
• A proven HSSE and QA/QC leadership in managing and delivering large complex onshore oil & gas projects.
• A full understanding of how all elements of the project scope integrate and interface with each other and are managed to successfully deliver the right project outcome - from construction, and through to commissioning and handover to operations.
• A high focus on identifying and delivering the identified deliverables, which meet project expectations from a quality and performance perspective, with minimal integration challenges to current operations.
• Excellent teamwork & skills being able to work with the various sub-teams to resolve issues and reach decisions that are in the best interests of the integrated project team.
• An ability to work effectively in a diverse, multidisciplinary team environment, including Interface management experience, within facilities, and across other functions.
• Strong Team Building, Development and Mentoring skills.