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Land Management Supervisor

Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Location: 

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.

Dimensions

Directly reports to the Land Manager, Canada and indirectly reports to the Exploration Manager. Direct Supervises Land Assistant, Temporary contract employees as required and Consultants for Tax Administration and property research. Located at Porcupine.

Purpose

Perform all tasks related to the execution of all aspects of business practices related to the acquisition, protection, maintenance, management, and divestiture of land assets and associated legislative, regulatory, and contractual obligations to maintain those lands. Property rights to explore, develop, and mine are critical to Newmont’s success.
Accountable to Land Manager, Canada and Mine Management to manage, support and assist with the acquisition and divesture  of surface and mineral tenures in support of the Mine’s exploration, development, and operations.  
The “AOI”, defined as the Area of Influence shall include Porcupine Gold Mines, Borden, Larder Lake and Ontario “Other” Lands.
 

Essential Duties

Land Management

  • Manage land resources by ensuring all land is kept in “good standing” and available for mining and exploration.
  • Renew claims, MENDM leases, and Crown leases and permits as required, in compliance with Newmont’s Land Standard. Follow all regulatory and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that advance notice and strategic opportunities for claims coming due and long-term planning is delivered to Exploration Manager and/or Chief Geologist to aid in scheduling of work.
  • Manage competitor information for possible acquisition of properties having strategic and/or geologic value, within the AOI including other lands designated to the PGM region.
  • Provide support and assistance with any special projects as required for land tenure and agreements.
  • Research, analyze, and confirm land status and property ownership, and determine most suitable manner of acquiring or retaining required surface and/or mineral tenure.
  • Assist Land Manager, Canada as necessary for evaluations outside the prescribed AOI.
  • Liaise with team members and administrators for Landfolio software maintenance, testing, and upgrades.

Agreement Administration

  • Ensure that all terms and obligations of land agreements are satisfied and complied with (e.g., option payments, work commitments, royalties, reporting, and notices).
  • Maintain and organize all land agreements as per applicable projects and provide adequate notice for completion of all terms and conditions, and incorporation into the work schedule and budgets of the business.
  • Budget all work commitments, option payments, royalties, taxes, fees and rents on an annual basis.
  • Record, document, monitor, and track all land agreements, permits, licenses tenure, leases, claims, etc. and related obligations and land management responsibilities using Landfolio, Newmont’s Global Land Asset Management (GLAM) system.

Tax and Budget Management

  • Budget and manage all taxes, rents, travel and training requirements and land agreements to maximize any potential cost savings.
  • Ensure payment of all Provincial and Municipal taxes and rents to maintain rights to the lands.
  • Routinely engage and coordinate with government agencies in discharging above-captioned duties.
  • Maximize any cost savings on Municipal taxation by preparing appropriate applications for vacancies, any request for reconsideration, or appeals, demolition and construction.
  • Analyze/estimate cost effect on tax base and be proactive in pursuing any savings.
     

Training & Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, mining Land Management experience, legal agreements experience an asset.
  • Experience managing  support staff an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Self-starter with excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  • Strong work ethic and sharp attention to detail.
  • Exemplary analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Adaptable to quick-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to handle confidential and proprietary company data and information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn other computer applications, including, but not limited to, ArcGIS and Landfolio.
     

Working Conditions

This position supports our Porcupine Gold Mine Operations in Timmins, ON.

The schedule is 4 days on 3 days off, or 5 days on, 2 days off.
Anticipated start date January 2023.

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.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.