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Principal Advisor Mining – Joint Ventures Operations -Montreal, QC

Rio Tinto Full-Time  Anywhere 28 Jan 2019

Job Description

Principal Advisor Mining – Joint Ventures Operations 

About the role

We are looking for a Principal Advisor Mining – Joint Ventures Operations who will be responsible for providing high quality representation of RTA at the Joint Ventures Technical Committees and general operational advice to the Joint Ventures operators, to management and RTA Commercial.

This position also include management of risks at corporate level for all JVs and to provide technical support when required to the Business Development Group in order to allow them to evaluate new mine and refinery opportunities within the Atlantic region.

Reporting to the General Manager Joint Ventures, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and implement capital business plans
  • Demonstrated commercial insight, strategic thinking and business acumen
  • Provides technical support to making the best possible capital allocation decisions
  • Provide technical expertise and analysis on various projects
  • Promote the adoption of technology to improve Joint Venture operations
  • Provide input and technical evaluation on related projects
  • Maintain and improve safety, health and environmental standards and practices
  • Be a role model by consistently displaying exemplary Rio Tinto’s leadership behaviours and
  • Preparing and planning risk assessments with key stakeholders
  • Facilitating risk assessments including identification, analysis, assessment and application of Rio Tinto risk scheme

About you 

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualified in Engineering
  • Experience in mine planning and justification for expenditure of capital projects
  • Senior leadership experience in a mining or mineral processing operations
  • Significant exposure to mining operations and the mining industry in general
  • Effective interpersonal & communication skills supported by proven team leadership
  • Analytical and influencing skills
  • High understanding of project management
  • Project development and engineering work methodology
  • Ability to speak and write English and French Assets:
  • Additional qualifications in Commerce, Finance or an MBA
  • Capability in Portuguese language (written and or spoken)



  • Additional qualifications in Commerce, Finance or an MBA
  • Capability in Portuguese language (written and or spoken)

If you are interested in this role, Please send your application to Claire Bourgeon at

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