Government Relations Specialist

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 24, 2021
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President, Government Relations, this role serves to support the global government relations function across a range of research, analysis, reporting and project management activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Consolidate, monitor, research, analyse and report on key political, public policy, social and regulatory developments in corporate areas of interest globally as directed.
  • Research and prepare stakeholder databases, maps and engagement plans.
  • Research and prepare briefing notes, talking points and other materials as needed for internal reporting or executive engagement with external parties and industry associations.
  • Oversee the management of contracts with external consultants and advisors.
  • Prepare correspondence to various government representatives as needed.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of meetings with government officials.
  • Assist with the identification and preparation of executive conference attendance.
  • Assist with the development of corporate policies, templates, reporting processes, etc. as directed.
  • Provide project management support to the Senior Vice President, Government Relations.

Education and Experience

  • University degree. Master's degree preferred.

  • 5 - 8 years of relevant work experience, preferably at least 2 years international experience.
  • Previous experience in the natural resources sector preferred.
  • French or Spanish language capability preferred.


  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Ability to synthesise complex information quickly.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with dispersed and multicultural teams.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical and communications skills
  • Computer literate to an intermediate level, PowerPoint savvy.
  • Interest in technical, commercial, legal and fiscal affairs of relevance to the resources sector.
  • Willingness to travel or work flexible hours as needed.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.