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Land Coordinator, Canada

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Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

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?

As a member of the Canada Land Team, individual will acquire, maintain and dispose of real property assets for the Company as needed for the company’s operations, exploration, and business development at the various mine sites, projects and closed sites throughout Canada, in each of the Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, BC and Yukon.

Ensure that the Company acquires and thereafter maintains property rights sufficient for its planned activities to explore, develop, mine, process and sell gold and other minerals, and for other corporate purposes.
 

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like

  • Research, analyze, resolve and appraise land status and property ownership, and options/methods of acquiring or retaining needed property rights
  • Drafting agreements/documents, and coordinating with the Legal Department, outside legal counsel and advisors, and other corporate departments (e.g. Exploration, Tax, Accounting, Environmental, Safety). As applicable, for review, preparation and approval of final execution forms. Secure appropriate signatures and documentation to ensure sufficient/enforceable execution of the agreements/documents
  • Coordinate with Operations, Exploration, Environmental, Tax, Legal, and other corporate departments, and outside legal counsel, tax advisors and consultants to determine the property rights the Company needs for exploration, development, mining, processing, reclamation/closure, and other corporate activities. Including property needed for associated facilities, mitigation, exchanges and other strategic needs of the company, and property rights to be retained by the Company in farm-outs, exchanges, outgoing leases, options and related transactions. Assist to draft Authorization For Expenditure (AFE’S) to acquire the identified properties
  • Provide support in the negotiation of agreements with private and governmental entities to acquire or dispose of the applicable property interests, including leases, licenses, joint ventures, options, permits, exchanges, deeds, and similar property agreements
  • Complete title due diligence, appropriate to the scope of the transaction, to ensure that the Company acquires or retains and thereafter holds the required property interests
  • Report and maintain property records, maps, reports, etc. to advise the Company of its real property holdings and associated terms, payment, royalty and other obligations and receivables
  • Provide Land Management support to Quebec properties, BC Other, BC Equity and other lands as the need arises
  • Plan, budget, supervise and implement strategies for acquisition or disposal of the applicable property interests
  • Ensure that property transactions align with corporate policies, standards and procedures, including those pertaining to social license and community relations, and advise the Company on potential problems/opportunities in regard to such standards from proposed property transactions
  • Researching, analyzing and advising the Company regarding issues relevant to land acquisition maintenance and disposal, including public land laws, government regulations, zoning or other regulatory constraints
  • Record property transactions in the GLAM (Global Land Asset Management Program) and identify/summarize all pertinent property obligations. Proof the land records database input to ensure that all property obligations are appropriately captured for future tracking
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of reports regarding the Company’s property interests and their related obligations, and circulate the reports to ensure that all property obligations are met to maintain the property as the need arises.
  • Provide support to local Land Team members as vital to review Agreements, obligations and conditions
  • Provide GLAM support / training to local Land Teams as vital

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

Your traing, skills & experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in land management or equivalent degree and at least 6-8 years of mineral land work experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Strong background in property title, title documents, survey plans, provincial ministry regulations, provincial and municipal taxes, property valuations, contract agreements, conditions and obligations.
  • Significant amount of the work is sophisticated in nature and requires considerable experience, judgment, tact and initiative to accomplish.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Word and Excel applications
  • Strong PC skills using MS office software
  • GLAM (Global Land Asset Management) software experience or similar experiences with land management software such as Landfolio.
Working conditions & locations

Where you will be located!

  • Site tours / visit, may require site specific safety training and personal protective equipment.
  • Read, comprehend, interpret and learn legal documents, escrows, mining claims, colored maps, Material Safety Data Sheets, labels on products and warning signs to prevent loss of personnel, property and process.

Please enter Job Number 4401  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.