Director Porcupine Legacy Sites

Employer
Newmont
Location
Timmins, ON, CA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Category
Construction, Executive, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
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Newmont is the world's leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company's world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?
Overall responsibility for Porcupine Legacy Site management portfolio of approximately 10 properties in Timmins, ON, including ensuring compliance with permits, closure and reclamation plan commitments, project development and execution, risk management, partner engagement, and environmental regulatory and internal standards compliance. Works with internal leaders and external constituents, including government regulators and legal counsel, to meet a refined set of collaborator requirements. Management of the Porcupine: Legacy Sites has significant financial and reputational risk management implications.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:
  • We develop, implement and lead care and maintenance programs, regulatory compliance systems, reclamation/closure plans and projects for all Porcupine Legacy Sites in Timmins, ON (5%)
  • We lead, guide and coordinate all aspects of the Porcupine Legacy Site Management team across multiple site locations. (15%)
  • We contribute to overall Legacy Site Management strategy evolution and implementation within local sites. (10%)
  • We lead and facilitate partner relationships and interactions with government regulators, elected officials, and community leaders. Engage with outside legal counsel to handle external regulatory and stakeholder interests and risks. (15%)
  • We build, coordinate and measure goals for the portfolio of the Porcupine Legacy Sites. Supervise corrective actions resulting from audits and inspections. Ensure adherence to natural resource monitoring required by various site closure commitments, permits, settlement or access agreements. (10%)
  • We build a 10-year portfolio closure and reclamation strategy for Porcupine Legacy Sites and long-term (50 year) risk mitigation strategies, with the overall goal of reducing and minimizing accrued liability. (15%)
  • We establish budgets for the full organization, coordinate and report on implementation and forecasts. (5%)
  • We consolidate reporting on Porcupine Legacy Site portfolio performance. (5%)
  • We ensure all portfolio operations, construction, and oversight activities are conducted in conformance and compliance with applicable policies and standards including Environment, Social and Fatality Risk Management, and Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. (10%)
  • We conduct routine site regulatory planning, reporting and oversight of activities around reclamation and closure engineering, site investigation and baseline studies, remedial design, design review, planning, implementation, and execution. (5%)
  • We prepare, update and maintain records to ensure compliance with applicable laws, Provincial regulations, closure plans and commitments. (5%)

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills & experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in civil, mining or environmental engineering or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience with Federal and Provincial environmental regulatory framework, , including Ontario Mines Act and Regulations, as well as the Ontario Health & Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Minimum 15 years of confirmed experience
  • Environmental compliance and reporting.
  • Reclamation/closure plan development and implementation.
  • Consultant, contractor and capital project management.
  • Budget development and management.
  • Team leadership and collaboration; mobilizing teams in high pressure situations (e.g., environmental incident or site issue). Remote leadership/management.
  • Relationship building and influence tactics; collaboration with multifaceted collaborator groups (e.g., regulatory agencies, community leaders, Indigenous peoples, corporate executives).
  • Building credibility with internal and external leaders; presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Representing the company's brand, reputation and relationships.
  • Project management; leading a substantial number of varied projects with shifting timelines and requirements.
  • Longer-term thinking; development of 1-3 year strategy and business plan; budget development/management.
  • Analysis of dynamic problems and generating solutions with broad acceptance.
  • Target setting; measurement and coordinating progress against goals.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Word, Excel and MS Project applications.
  • Strong SAP skills.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Passport and Provincial motor vehicle operating license.


Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!
  • This position is based in Timmins, Ontario Canada.
  • Approximately 25% of time will be in the field with possible exposure to harsh winter/summer weather, chemical, mine waste, and wildlife.
  • Travel required with possible consultation with international legacy sites. Must be available to travel, as needed and able to fly as a passenger in helicopters and small aircraft.


Newmont is the world's leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company's world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Consistent with Newmont's values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont's workforce and the communities in which we work and live. Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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