Sustainability Manager

Federation Mining

  • Reefton, West Coast

  • Published : 2023-01-08
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Job Description

  • Job Title Sustainability Manager


Federation Mining is an Australian based mining company with a development mine on the West Coast of New Zealand.
The Snowy River project is progressing well and will complete the development of twin 3.5kms declines early this year with the focus shifting to an extensive drilling program, dewatering of the historic Blackwater Mine and preparing the site to transition to production and processing.
Due to the growing needs of the site, the Snowy River Mine has an opportunity for a Sustainability Manager to work within the current team of approx. 50 employees based onsite, near Reefton on the West Coast. The site team is expected to grow to over 140 people by the end of 2024.
The Sustainability Manager will work closely with the site General Manager and have a functional report to the Vice President – Sustainability, based in Sydney Head Office. The role will work with and manage one direct report – Sustainability Advisor.
This site-based role will be based on a 5/2 roster and will be expected to travel regionally regularly to attend stakeholder engagements & other duties.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
Provide high level advice and support on matters relating to Sustainability, ESG and Stakeholder relations to Site and Corporate leadership
Ensure compliance with requirements with Resource consents and government permit conditions
Coordinate the management of the HSE management system, risk register & ESG data
Prepare reports, provide advice and recommendations to Management
Develop strong working relationships across the site and with contract partners
Undertake regular inspections and assurance audits
Facilitate community and stakeholder engagement processes
Support the preparation of investigations and reports into incidents and events
Ensure compliance and assurance of HSEC and risk management processes
Engage with Government agencies, stakeholders and key partners in consultation with management
Oversee the management of the site training system
Ensure government and ESG reporting obligations are met in accordance with regulations and permit conditions
Ideally, you would possess the below skill set:
5 years’ experience leading or coordinating the HSEC function in the resource or industrial sector
Exceptional communication skills and extensive experience in stakeholder relations
Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (Environment, HSEC, ESG, Resource management) with broad and diverse experience
Current Drivers Licence with clean record
Satisfactory completion of an underground suitable pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing, and clean police clearance is part of the recruitment process. Federation Mining has a zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol and regular testing will be mandatory onsite. Federation Mining is a smoke free workplace.

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