Human Resources Superintendent – 986682

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for a Human Resources Superintendent with a competitive salary of $127,000 – $171,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 20%.

The purpose of this position is to bring support in leadership for HR team in order to support the operations of the Brucejack Mine with leading and/or coordinating activities related to core Human Resources policies, procedures and programs including but not limited to: employee relations, investigation and incident resolution, performance management, recruitment, workforce planning and other key functions of human resources.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties with safety being the number one priority:

  • Assist and advise departmental managers and employees on interpretation and administration of HR related policies, procedures and programs
  • Direct and coordinate site HR work activities relating to employment, compensation and employee relations
  • In collaboration with the (Vancouver) Regional HR Team, develop and manage internal/external training and recruitment programs, including workforce planning, and assist with activities as required.
  • Assist in the development of protocols to foster strong community relations and participate/deliver information sessions potential employment opportunities and/or training initiatives for communities at large
  • Supervise, coach and direct the activities of the Human Resources team
  • Assist with the development and implementation of all required/necessary human resource, employee and employee relations policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and provincial employee and labour standards legislation (ie. Canadian Human Rights Acts, BC Employment Standards, Pay Equity Act)
  • Responsible for coordinating and delivering Human Resource training programs on site
  • Ongoing communication with the members of the corporate Human Resources team
  • Assist with the preparation of the budget
  • Other duties as required

This leadership position works directly with all members of the HR Team (including the (Vancouver)Regional HR Team), employees, site supervisors, mine management and the Brucejack Mine General Manager to ensure the timely execution of related HR activities, duties, responsibilities and accountabilities are handled in a safe and efficient manner.

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

As the successful candidate, you will have a Degree/Diploma in Human Resource Management with eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience managing and delivering all aspects of Human resources administration, operations, recruitment and employee relations with a CHRP designation.

You will also possess:

  • Seasoned knowledge of HR principles, policies & procedures, and strong understanding of the Employment Standards Act and other related employment legislation
  • Strong analytic and organizational abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong demonstrated leadership and time management skills
  • Ability to make difficult decisions with the challenges of conflicting priorities
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required
  • Strong knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Cross cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds
  • Able to work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12 hour shifts
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening and criminal record check

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.