Senior Lead, Regulatory Affairs

Closing Date: June 9, 2023

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Indigenous and Regulatory Affairs, the Senior Lead, Regulatory Affairs will play a key role in advancing regulatory processes, working as part of a team to ensure appropriate permits are in place to support Project operational and development activities. The Senior Lead, Regulatory Affairs will play a key role in advancing the Project through a Major Regulatory Approval (MRA) process resulting in the successful issuance of all required permits and authorizations to enable construction and operation of the updated project configuration, as well as amendments, authorizations, and management plans required to execute contemplated early works development of project infrastructure.  This includes assessment of risks to the successful, efficient, and timely regulatory approval process and receipt of authorizations, and implementation of appropriate management and mitigation strategies.


The position will be based out of the Smithers office, with frequent travel between local communities and the Project Site, and travel between Smithers and Vancouver a few times per year. 

Located in the territory of the Tahltan Nation in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities.  Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.  

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