Environment and Approvals Manager
A Career-making leadership role in one of SA’s most important resource projects.
Adelaide CBD Based
Our client is an ASX-listed organisation, who is involved in the mining of minerals that is powering the clean energy.
They have a rare job opportunity available for a talented Environment and Approvals Manager, to join their friendly team, in a permanent full-time position, who will provide expert input into the management of environmental obligations, regulatory conditions and compliance, approvals, community engagement, and associated requirements.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organisation that is focused on delivering successful outcomes.
The Environment & Approvals Manager is responsible for leading the environmental/heritage/tenement management, regulatory approvals and stakeholder engagement activities for project and operational activities.
Your Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage the delivery of functional support to management and relevant departments on matters pertaining to environmental statutory requirements, regulatory conditions, approvals, compliance, and associated information
Developing and overseeing the delivery of regulatory approvals to enable continued exploration, construction, and operations.
Responsible for developing, managing and monitoring the Company’s performance against Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) frameworks
Responsible for the development and implementation of safety and environmental risk frameworks, documents, and systems;
Liaise with relevant authorities, regulatory bodies, and stakeholders in respect to site related environmental issues
Coordinate and manage environmental and heritage studies and surveys, including flora, fauna, dust, water, and emissions in line with the Company’s regulatory requirements and approval applications.
Ensure a compliance program is developed and successfully implemented in relation to government regulatory conditions and agreements.
Ensure the operational environmental and heritage management systems are inclusive of policies, plans, procedures, objectives, and targets that are developed, communicated, and maintained
Record, maintain and analyse data and other information for use in the compilation of statutory and corporate reporting requirements.
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including regulators and the local community, to ensure the business is an industry leader.
Identify regulatory priorities and improvement opportunities to support the achievement of the site’s strategic objectives including those under the EP, RIWA and Mining Act
Conduct audits against project legal obligations and commitments.
Conduct safety, environment and heritage incident investigations, where required.
Negotiate and manage heritage agreements and resolve conflict and grievances
Oversee suitable risk assessment programs to ensure adherence to the required standards and practices
Coordinate audits, inspections and incident investigations and development of effective corrective action
Skills & Experience
Tertiary qualifications in the appropriate field including relevant environmental science or engineering discipline
10 years’ experience in an environmental function within the mining sector or related industry.
Experience negotiating and working with government officials, regulators, community members, native title parties, and traditional owners.
Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of resource legislation, policies, and processes.
Ability to be proactive, work under limited supervision and successfully meet deadlines at short notice.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and foster positive relationships and networks
Attention to detail and dedication to work through issues to develop practical and appropriate solutions.
Demonstrated ability to successfully initiate and implement change and continuous improvement in the work environment.
Strong project management skills, as well as conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
High standards of personal integrity and professionalism.
If you have relevant local experience, full working rights in Australia and want to join an organisation that is professional and provides an opportunity to grow, then apply today to be considered.
To submit your application, please apply today with your Resume and a Cover letter addressing the responsibilities in WORD Format only.
Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
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