MMG Careers

Thank you for considering a career with us.

As a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally MMG offers a wide variety of career pathways.

View our current vacancies that will assist you in planning the next step in your career.

Home / Careers

Current Opportunities

Existing Applicant Login

Lead - Sustainability and Social Performance

Job no: 498629
Work type: Limited Tenure / Fixed Term
Location: Melbourne Group Office

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

We are looking for a Lead - Sustainability and Social Performance to cover 12 months (fixed term) maternity leave. Your primary role will be to drive group performance and reporting requirements across Social Performance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development.

Some of your Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and represent social performance and human rights at a corporate level to ensure compliance with international best practice and standards, including ICMM Mining Principles, International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s Performance Standards, Voluntary Principles Initiative (VPI) and other frameworks.
  • Develop and support regions to implement, and report on, the sustainable development and social performance requirements of the businesses policies, standards, frameworks and processes and the ICMM Performance Expectations.
  • Manage the delivery of sustainability-related reporting, including the annual Sustainability Report, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, VPI Annual Report, VPI Presentation and the Modern Slavery Statement, in line with reporting metrics and material issues.
  • Advise senior management and other internal functional leads of social/sustainability issues and/or risks to MMG brand, reputation and performance and assist in their effective management.
  • Support with the strategy and management of ESG shareholders, as well as communication and stakeholder support for investor-related ESG enquiries and external reporting platforms.
  • Collaborate with functional teams in delivering the company’s social performance reporting suite including Sustainability Report, VPI Report, Modern Slavery Report, Tax Transparency etc.   

Your skills, knowledge, and experience will ideally include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social science, community relations, sustainability or a related discipline.
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills across diverse audiences and issues related to business community.
  • Sustainability Communications and Reporting, Stakeholder Relations and knowledge of global civil society programs.
  • Sustainability Reporting, sustainable development or social issues management experience, including experience in cross cultural contexts.
  • Applicable legislative requirements, global industry practice and emerging industry trends in sustainability, ideally within the mining sector.

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence.  We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.

If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application date. Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date.

To hear more about what it’s like to work at MMG, we encourage you to visit our YouTube channel:

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

Apply now Employee Referral

Back to search results

Share this:

| More

Create Job Alert

As a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally MMG offers a wide variety of career pathways.

We will email you new jobs that match this search.

MMG stories

You can view various MMG stories and knowledge shares to gain a better understanding of who we are at one of the sites below.

Diversity at MMG

At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

Our diversity and inclusion strategy drivers


To ensure our workforce is diverse in a way that reflects our communities.


To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

Students and graduates

MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

Students and Graduates
Frequently asked questions

Looking for more information?

Frequently asked questions
Learn more about MMG’s operations

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

Vacation Program

We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

Contact us