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Manager, Mineral Exploration and Development

Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Full-Time  Anywhere 6 Jun 2017

Job Description

Manager, Mineral Exploration and Development
Are you a strong leader, looking to lead a dynamic team focused on delivering the mineral exploration and development program in a sustainable way? Your strength in relationship and issue management will allow you to build partnerships in the effective delivery of prospecting, staking and exploration in Ontario with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide program management, leadership and direction to manage the regulation of mineral exploration and provide support to the Director of Mine Rehabilitation in managing mine development and closure in Ontario in a manner that respects Aboriginal and treaty rights, minimizes the impact on the environment and human health and safety
• ensure the administration and revision of relevant policies and procedures
• develop and manage relationships with mining industry officials, Aboriginal and Métis peoples, other government agencies and other critical partners and stakeholders
• lead and manage a team of highly qualified professionals supporting the ministry’s initiatives and projects
• provide/lead the provision of expert advice and issues management to ministry senior executives

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?

Leadership and management skills:

  • demonstrated ability to deliver inclusive leadership, coaching and mentoring to a team of professional staff and effectively manage projects and office operations
    • knowledge of management principles, theories and practices to develop section operational plans, to plan and manage administrative, financial, human resources, and information technology resources in accordance with ministry and government guidelines

Communication and consultation skills:

  • demonstrated communication, consulting and business relationship skills to develop and maintain business relationships with a range of internal and external contacts
    • proven communication skills to provide technical evaluation advice and guidance to clients and staff
    • proven analytical, problem-solving and issues management skills to manage a range of sensitive issues, complaints and queries

Specialized knowledge and experience:

  • ability to interpret and apply relevant environmental regulations and legislation (e.g. Mining Act, Environmental Protection Act and other mine related legislation)
    • knowledge of mineral exploration and mineral/mine development field, including mining methods and practices for mineral exploration and development
    • knowledge of Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal issues related to the mineral industry

Project management and policy/program development skills:

  • demonstrated knowledge and experience in project management with a thorough knowledge and understanding of project planning and control methods, techniques and tools to effectively manage mineral exploration projects
    • experience in policy and program development, program planning, analysis and evaluation

Relationship building skills:

  • ability to build and maintain effective networks with internal and external stakeholders, industry associations, and Indigenous communities, in order to gather input, build consensus and deliver on goals and priorities
    • experience and expertise building positive relationships in a cross-cultural environment with specific focus on engagement with Aboriginal communities and organizations

Salary Range: $85,750 – $111,800 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 933 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, North Region


  • Please note that this position is under review as part of the Management Job Evaluation Plan (MJEP) Project. MJEP is a new job evaluation system for manager and non-bargaining specialist positions in the Ontario Public Service.

    Implementation of the new system may impact the classification and salary range for this position. Employees will be notified of any impact prior to implementation.


Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 108157, by Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 108157, by Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

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