NGO Relations Advisor


About this job

  • Industry: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality
  • Location: Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Professional Master

About this role: NGO Relations Advisor

Brunel Papua New Guinea are seeking a NGO Relations Advisor to work with one of the largest energy companies in the world, who have assets in Oil & Gas, LNG and Renewable energy.

The purpose of this job is for maintaining quality and consistency of advice and practice to ensure effective engagement occurs with our diverse range of stakeholders.


  • Acts as TEP PNG’s key interface between Client Headquarters and the Non-Governmental (NGOs)and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) at the affiliate level in the key interest areas;
  • Coordinate affiliate relationships with Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in key areas such as biodiversity, indigenous people, local economy development and climate change.
  • Understand, update and manage all data and information on risks related to NGOs and CSOs.
  • Build and integrated understanding of NGOs and CSOs activities who are on the affiliate horizon.
  • Act as a focal point for the coordination of NGO and CSO risk analysis and risk management.
  • Update and report back, on a regular basis, the NGO mapping of the Affiliate.
  • Plays a vital role in building our brand identity, improving external communications and engagements.
  • Organize and facilitate coordination meetings with relevant entities.
  • Prepare a strategy of engagement with targeted NGOs and CSO and develop messages to be provided, incoordination with the Comms team in the affiliate.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the work of the Independent Biodiversity and Societal Committee by, amongst others, preparing agendas, elaborating the content of the meetings with relevant entities.
  • Design and coordinate related trainings where required.


Required Qualifications / Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Environment, Ecology or Social studies
  • Highly developed written and oral communications skills including negotiation skills with good reporting skills
  • Ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the Organization.
  • Professional knowledge and experience in NGO Management and Community Relations
  • More than 5 years working experience in a similar role in the Oil & Gas Industry


Attractive Daily Rate. Residential expat role in Papua New Guinea - non FIFO role.

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Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Wilfred Kochannek
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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