Senior Regulatory Specialist / Mining

Senior Regulatory Specialist / Mining

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 13, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Shared Value Solutions
Location Guelph, ON
Category Specialist
Client Shared Value Solutions Ltd
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Senior Regulatory Specialist / Mining – We offer flexible remote and hybrid working arrangements, learning opportunities, and meaningful work.

We are a growing consulting firm based in Guelph, Ontario that offers its employees flexibility, excellent learning opportunities, and the ability to work virtually from anywhere in Canada with amazing people on a daily basis.

SVS staff have the autonomy and support to grow their careers in the direction they choose to help meet our collective mission of a land where all peoples can reach their full potential, share prosperity and uphold their rights. We are aligned in our commitment to doing good work in both our local and client communities, and we are known for our fun company culture and our commitment to providing excellent client service.

A few more key points about SVS:

  • Our company is filled with individuals who like taking initiative and thinking outside of the box.
  • We believe in creating shared value in every project we work on and we assist Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and private sector companies in coming together to create shared value for all parties involved.
  • We are a Certified B Corp – we believe business should be about making a difference and doing good for both people and places.

The Position: We’re looking for a Senior Regulatory Specialist / Mining and Project Director to fill a full-time permanent position.

  • Base Pay
  • Variable Pay/Bonuses
  • Cell Phone/Remote Working Allowance
  • Group Health Benefits and Employee Assistance Program (health, dental, vision, and life insurance)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Professional designation reimbursement
  • Professional Development (formal and informal)
  • Paid Time off (Freedom Time, Sick Time, Cultural Days, Bereavement, Family Care)
  • Work Travel Meal Allowance
  • Winter Tire Rebate
  • SVS Fun Events
  • Flexible working options

Requirements: 

  • Masters or PhD in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Political Science or similar equivalent.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in all of the following:
  • Environmental management and permitting of major resource development, energy, and/or infrastructure projects (‘major projects’)
  • Federal and provincial Environmental / Impact Assessments
  • Crown’s Duty to Consult and Accommodate Indigenous peoples
  • Project management
  • Leading and coordinating multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong working knowledge of provincial, territorial, and federal environmental regulatory regimes for major projects in Canada, with a preference for knowledge of hard rock mining, waterpower, and linear corridor related developments.
  • Excellent technical writing and analytical skills, including experience with data management and analysis, preparing technical reports, and communicating complex issues in plain language (written, verbal, presentations) for a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and facilitating relationship building and negotiations between Indigenous groups and industry and/or government.
  • Experience in conflict and issue resolution processes
  • Skills and experience working with First Nation, Métis, and/or Inuit communities
  • Ability to direct and lead business development and sales efforts

Responsibilities: 

  • Directing and conducting impact assessments and peer reviews of major project environmental assessments and other environmental permitting applications and environmental management/protection plans.
  • Reviewing and recommending appropriate mitigation, compensation, and accommodation measures to address environmental, socio-economic-cultural, and rights impacts of major development projects on Indigenous peoples/communities.
  • Building and maintaining client relationships through a comprehensive understanding of client needs, priorities, and objectives while providing excellent client service.
  • Liaising effectively with Indigenous community clients, regulators and proponents.
  • Providing First Nation, Métis and Inuit community clients with strategic advice about participation in environmental regulatory and assessment processes, and consultations by industry and the Crown.
  • Providing team leadership and mentorship to more junior team members
  • Engaging in business development and sales efforts

Asset Qualifications:

  • Consulting industry experience
  • Working knowledge of life histories and biology of fish communities across Canada especially salmonids, ecocides, sturgeon.
  • Working knowledge of fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, water quality, predictive modelling of fish habitat values.
  • Good plain language communicator.
  • Fisheries management/policy experience.

Let us know if you speak: French, Michif, Cree, Ojibway, Oji-Cree, Innu, or other languages that might be useful for this position.

We are on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron People. We honour the original ancestors of this land and also offer respect to our Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, Mississauga and Métis neighbours. We strive to be accountable by acknowledging this history and cultivating respect in our relationships with our Indigenous neighbours and the land.

We are located downtown Guelph and we are lucky to be close to public transit, restaurants, and parks.

Summing it Up – Why should you apply?

  • Fun company culture
  • Learning and career growth opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Meaningful work
  • Travel Opportunities

In the spirit of reconciliation and diversity, we are committed to increasing our number of Indigenous employees. Please let us know in your application if you are First Nations, Métis or Inuit.

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