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Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Social Performance Advisor located in San Ramon, CA through May 15,2012 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
Be a resource available to the Global Social Performance team on SE, SI and SIA workstreams. Help develop social performance strategies, approaches and methodologies for Business Units.
- Provide direct consulting support to the field globally, working alongside PGPA colleagues on the ground, to support social performance for asset development.
- Deliver SE, SI, SIA workshops and training per the needs of the practitioners
- Advise on stakeholder engagement techniques (such as consensus building), strategies, mapping and planning.
- Advise on social investment strategies that align business and social objectives, add business value, build strong stakeholder engagement, earn trust and credibility to enhance Chevronâ€™s favorable and partner of choice status. Includes focusing on: stakeholder * analysis, business & social goals & objectives, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, and communications.
- Advise on the implementation of Chevronâ€™s Environmental, Social & Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) Process, PGPAâ€™s role to deliver social impact assessment and stakeholder engagement and the implementation of other Processes and Standards required by * Chevronâ€™s Operational Excellence (OE) Management System.
Key contributor to building social performance organizational capability in PGPA across the enterprise
- Assist in prioritizing BUs / teams for capacity building efforts.
- Advise and develop organizational capability plans for field Social Performance practitioners.
- Suggest opportunities and establish curriculum for organizational capability activities.
- Identify subject matter experts to build bench strength in different regions.
- Work closely with other Corporate Public Policy Teams (Strategic Research, Global Partnerships and Programs, and Global Issues and Policy) teams to build alignment around social performance organizational capability initiatives.
- Assure that appropriate PGPA and other internal stakeholders are involved as appropriate in organizational capability efforts.
- Support the Social Performance Community of Practice (CoP) work.
Communicate and promote consistent application of the PGPA/Corporate Public Policy and Social Performance Advisors strategy, vision and mission.
- Other work duties as requested by the Manager, Global Social Performance
- Minimum 7 years relevant field experience in Corporate Responsibility/Social Performance management systems with a focus on social investment, stakeholder engagement and social impact assessment.
- Experience in managing large working groups with global scope and diverse interests
- Able to work independently, adapt to changing business needs, and manage significant volumes of work. Support other Social * Performance team members as required.
- Travel extensively, domestically and internationally.
- Familiarity with emerging and established international standards and expectations of energy companies with respect to socio-economic development, including proficiency with International Finance Corporation performance standard for extractive sector capital projects, including resettlement, indigenous peoples, potential impacts on livelihoods, potential community conflict and grievance management and building organizational capability to manage the above
- Experience and knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation project frameworks
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated understanding & application of strategic communication, including plan development & implementation.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Proven presentation skills. Ability to facilitate the Social Performance training sessions. Ability to organize and actively participate in community and stakeholder consultation meetings.
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to interact with multi-disciplinary groups, in a clear, concise, understandable manner.
- Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively, foster cooperation and teamwork with a diverse group of people.
- Ability to rapidly adjust to changing conditions and priorities.
- Ability to travel between ÂĽ and Â˝ time, including potentially for assignments in the field lasting up to several weeks or a few months
Relocation may be considered.
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.
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