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Manager, Resource and Royalty Policy

Government of Northwest Territories Full-Time  Anywhere 11 Sep 2019

Job Description

Manager, Resource and Royalty Policy

Government of Northwest Territories – Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment

Yellowknife, NT


Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information 

Located in Yellowknife and reporting to the Director, Diamonds, Royalties, and Financial Analysis (DRFA),the Manager Resource and Royalty Policy (Manager) is responsible for the Diamonds Royalties and Financial Analysis (DRFA) input on legislative act and regulation development, including royalty-related policies and legislation such as valuation of diamonds, other mineral resources and oil and gas related and researching royalty-related and production related resource policy within Canada and internationally.

The Manager oversees research on global trends in royalties and mining taxes and the impact of the Northwest Territories (NWT) royalty regime on operating and proposed resource development projects. The Manager is responsible for tracking and researching 43-101 resource/reserve statements, operating plans and associated financial modelling for NWT resource projects.

Typically. the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field (Earth Science, Geological Engineering, Mining Geology). A post graduate qualification in non-renewable resource management policy or non-renewable resource economics. Would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years’ current experience within the mining industry which must include some work with government departments on permitting and regulatory issues


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information 

The salary range for this position is from $53.31 per hour to $63.69 per hour (approximately $103,955 to $126,196) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check 

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action 

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion 

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information 

Job Opening ID #: 17545

Closing Date: October 11, 2019 – 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

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Management and Recruitment Services

Department of Finance

Government of the Northwest Territories

Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor

P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Fax: (867) 873-0445

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