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Senior Lead, Environment - Galore Creek Mining Corporation

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Galore Creek Mining Corporation
Senior Lead, Environment
Located in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world's largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation, a partnership between Newmont Mining Corporation and Teck Resources Limited, is committed to improving the project economics and advancing the asset towards development. Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and other local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.
More information on the project is available at and interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to .
Reporting to the Director, SERA the Senior Lead, Environment is primarily accountable for obtaining the environmental and regulatory approvals for the Galore Creek project, by managing and coordinating its related activities and disciplines.
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, the successful candidate for this full time, salaried position with benefits would ideally have a start date of early February to early March 2019.
Key Responsinbilities
  • Be the principle technical lead in developing, managing and overseeing the following environmental aspects for the Galore Creek project:
  • Maintain and demonstrate a commitment to health, safety, environment and community (HSEC) protection as a core value.
  • Provide input on the strategy to execute the SERA process, particularly related to environmental matters, intimately linked to the life of the project and key technical/engineering elements, and detailed execution plans for each stage of the project.
  • Identify all government, regulatory and other requirements for the project.
  • Establish resource plans and budgets for the project, which include the appropriate mix of consultants, contractors, and internal resources to successfully meet the SERA objectives.
  • Provide technical and regulatory affairs support and/or direction to the Director of SERA and project SERA team on priority activities such as aquatics, water management, biodiversity, ecosystem health, hydrogeology, future emissions abatement, effluent treatment, closure and reclamation plan development.
  • With the support of the GCMC project team, establish specific project stage gate criteria related to social, environment, regulatory affairs (SERA).
  • Report regularly to the Director, SERA, Project Director, and, when required, to senior management and the Technical-SERA Committee on the status of the project including obtaining approvals, and advising of developments that may affect costs, schedules and external relationships.
  • Develop and maintaining a register of environment-related risks as a part of the overall project risk register.
The above accountabilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Key Competencies, Knowledge and Experience
  • University degree or equivalent technical designation in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Resource Management or a related degree.
  • Greater than 15 years of solid, progressive experience in major mining and/or mineral processing industry.
  • Experience in previous project management for environmental assessment processes of similar nature and complexity to the project.
  • Excellent understanding of key national and regional issues that affect the mining industry, and of current and developing processes in community engagement and environmental and regulatory approvals.
  • Proven ability to build relationships across multi-disciplinary technical teams and work as an effective team member on projects.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to represent the GCMC and the project in potentially challenging public settings.
  • Ability to integrate information from a diverse group of technical specialists.
  • Ability to promote constructive relationships and work with team members working in the social and regulatory space to manage expectations with communities, Indigenous Peoples, regulators, politicians, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), media, and the public.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to efficiently review, assess, and advise on issues relevant to the project, communicating transparently and fluidly with internal teams.
  • Proven capabilities working productively on project teams in a matrix organization.
How to Apply
More information on the project is available at and interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to . Please do not use the "apply now" button for applications to this position.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Posted: January 16, 2019
Closes: March 17, 2019
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