Manager, Exploration - Australia West Perth WA Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Reporting to the Director, Exploration Europe & Australasia, the Manager, Exploration Australia is responsible for overseeing the effective execution and management of the exploration programs and related activities throughout Australia. The role is responsible for providing technical, commercial and administrative expertise in operational and safety matters while working with exploration teams and Exploration & Geoscience management to ensure that programs are planned, resourced and executed in an efficient, effective and safe manner, consistent with Tecks culture and values. The incumbent is responsible for coaching, mentoring and leading the Australian exploration teams to develop a high-performance, discovery-focused culture. The incumbent will be a leader in health, safety and sustainability within Australia and promote Tecks core values in all aspects of the role.
Responsibilities: Manage the business of exploration within Australia including... all technical, commercial and administrative requirements and initiatives; In collaboration with the Regional Chief Geoscientist, provide technical direction to all projects, pursue technical excellence and ensure application of technical standards and best practices on all exploration programs; Manage all aspects of opportunity identification, pursuit and capture, as approved, within Australia and provide support and guidance to commercial evaluations when required; Ensure compliance with Teck policies and reporting requirements by maintaining administrative systems consistent with governance needs; Ensure that that Tecks environment, health, safety and community standards are met in Australia; Develop and monitor budgets; allocate resources to each project; and ensure that land tenure and legal reporting obligations are met; Maintain a broad national network of industry contacts for intelligence and recruiting purposes and to promote Teck being a partner of choice with new opportunities as they arise; Stay current in events, policy and legal changes applicable to community relations and exploration/mining in Australia; Build and maintain a high performing team and a culture of collaboration and open communication supporting greenfields discovery efforts in Australia.
Qualifications: A minimum of 15 years of geoscience and management experience and a degree in geoscience; a postgraduate degree would be a strong asset; Extensive working knowledge and technical expertise with one or more ore deposit tyes in either copper or zinc mineral systems. Knowledge of gold systems would be considered an asset; Management experience in exploration projects including demonstrated experience leading or overseeing multiple projects simultaneously; Demonstrates business logic when making a decision and allocating resources; Encourages entrepreneurship, looks for creative and innovative ways to add value, and new ways of approaching work and improving efficiencies; Identifies necessary change and evaluates opportunities based on long term objectives and leads a collaborative process inspiring clear vision for the future; Demonstrates strategic and innovative thinking; Fluent in written and oral English; Superior writing, presentation and interpersonal skills; and A strong understanding of Tecks corporate culture, strategy and management team.
At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each persons unique perspective and contribution.
Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.
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.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.
Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.?Learn more about Teck at?www.teck.com?or [email protected]
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