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Manager Social Performance - Sierrita

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.



Participates in the execution and evolution of the Company's social responsibility strategy and community development policies, standards, practices and programs. Identifies, develops and implements strategic sustainable community development programs, including both thematic, risk centered, portfolio wide or regional efforts as well as site-specific activities that mitigate risk and protect social license to operate. Manages programs and processes key to ability to operate including but not limited to social investment, local contributions, stakeholder engagement, capacity building, program promotion and evaluation, and internal business coordination. Monitors and responds to actual and potential social issues, impacts and risks that will or could affect operations.

  • Stakeholder Engagement – Lead the development and management of stakeholder engagement initiatives that address the unique risks, needs and opportunities of the assigned site(s) or region. Includes management of 100 to 400+ stakeholders with some level of influence over social license to operate, with 20 to 40 that are considered “high influence/risk” related to the site’s ability to operate, and 40 to 200 that require more significant/intensive engagement approaches. Includes managing engagement related to sensitive topics such as tailings, remediation, etc. Supervise the site Stakeholder Engagement team to ensure critical coordination of relationship management and monitoring of sentiment or risk profile. Develop, maintain and build relationships with key community leaders on behalf of the company and local operation, and provide information in an accurate and timely manner as needed. Lead the development of critical stakeholder messages and materials at the operations level to share operational information in a transparent manner at the earliest possible stage, working in partnership with internal / external communications. Monitor/respond to community inquiries, requests, concerns and/or questions and serve as the site Community Grievance Officer. Facilitate any necessary community research such as public opinion/attitude surveys, baseline social needs assessments, etc. Coordinate with the regulatory-mandated stakeholder engagement efforts for permitting, closure, and remediation activities. Provides guidance and counsel to the corporate and site management team on applicable programs, practices and processes. Ensure proper documentation and reporting required for the company’s assurance processes aligned with sustainable production frameworks. Continuously innovate on engagement approaches to build enduring relationships and ensure broad community support and trust.
  • Social Investment – Advance social investment processes and projects, including the formal Community Investment Fund(s) and site contributions in consultation with Enterprise staff when necessary; ensure accountability with organizational recipients and provide technical guidance to potential applicants on project design, sustainability effectiveness, and achievement of outcomes. Ensure all investments are based on stakeholder input, address site risks and/or drive sustainable community development.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Community/ Sustainable Development, Business Administration/ Economics, International Relations, or other social or environmental sciences and SEVEN (7) years direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above, and THREE (3) years of lead or supervisory experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Community or Public Relations, Social Work, Sociology / Social Science, Environmental Science, Sustainable (or Economic) Development, Marketing, Business or related field and NINE (9) years direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above, and THREE (3) years lead or supervisory experience OR
  • Associate's degree in Community or Public Relations, Social Work, Sociology / Social Science, Environmental Science, Sustainable (or Economic) Development, Marketing, Business or related field and ELEVEN (11) years direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above, AND THREE (3) years lead or supervisory experience OR
  • High School Diploma or GED and THIRTEEN (13) years direct experience in one or more of the fields listed above, AND THREE (3) years lead or supervisory experience

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here



We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details



The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $102,000 - $143,000. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional incentive compensation considerations based on company and individual performance.  Additionally, this position is currently eligible for annual long-term incentive consideration.  Long-term incentives are contingent upon authorized approval under the terms and conditions of the Company's plan and award agreements.  More details will be shared during the hiring process.  To view an example of a Total Rewards Estimate for this role click here:  Total Rewards Estimate


Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel).


Equal Opportunity Employer