Title:                           Principal Mining Advisor

Location:                    Montreal, Canada

Summary – Our client is a world-class mining organization with operations around the globe. We are helping them to identify a Principal Mining Advisor – Joint Ventures Operations.

This individual will be responsible for providing high quality representation of North American operations at the Joint Venture Technical Committees and general operational advice to Joint Ventures operators, management and Commercial groups.

This position also includes management of risks at corporate level for all JVs and providing technical support when required to the Business Development Group to allow them to evaluate new mine and refinery opportunities within the Atlantic region:

  • Develop and implement capital business plans
  • Demonstrated commercial insight, strategic thinking and business acumen
  • Provide technical support to making the best possible capital allocation decisions
  • Provide technical expertise and analysis on various projects
  • Promote the adoption of technology to improve Joint Venture operations
  • Provide input and technical evaluation on related projects
  • Prepare and plan risk assessments with key stakeholders
  • Facilitate risk assessments including identification, analysis, assessment and application of the company’s internal risk scheme


Qualifications/Experience etc.:

  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering
  • Experience in mine planning and justification for expenditure of capital projects
  • Senior leadership experience in a mining or mineral processing operations
  • Significant exposure to mining operations and the mining industry in general
  • Effective interpersonal & communication skills supported by proven team leadership
  • Analytical and influencing skills
  • High understanding of project management
  • Project development and engineering work methodology
  • Ability to speak and write English and French

Highly Valued additional assets/abilities:

  • Additional qualifications in Commerce, Finance or an MBA
  • Capability in Portuguese language (written and/or spoken)



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