Site Human Resources Administrator (Temporary)

Welcome to Newcrest!

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Following the recent acquisition of Pretivm, Newcrest now own and operate the Brucejack Mine located 65 kilometers north of the town of Stewart in northern British Columbia.

The Brucejack underground mine is one of the largest and highest-grade gold mines globally and as of January 1, 2021 has proven and probable mineral reserves of 3.9 million ounces of gold (14.4 million tonnes grading 8.3 grams per tonne gold) with a mine life of 12 years.

The Opportunity:

We currently have a temporary opportunity for a Site Human Resources Administrator to join the Human Resources team, the successful candidate will be joining us for a 12-month contract. The Site Human Resources Administrator will be reporting to the Site Human Resources Supervisor and will support the Brucejack Mine site.

This role will provide Monday to Friday support to the Site Human Resources (site-HR) team and will operate remotely (work from home).

The Site Human Resources Administrator supports the Brucejack Mine site-HR team with ongoing administrative activities related to the core functions of the Human Resources team. This position will provide administrative support, amongst others, with employee changes, HRIS entry, and other areas of human resources.

This position works directly with the Brucejack Mine site-HR team to ensure the timely execution of related human resources activities, duties, responsibilities, and accountabilities are handled in a safe and efficient manner.

The Site Human Resources Administrator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support for all site human resources activities and processes.
  • Perform the day-to-day administration, processing and maintenance of human resources related activities, specifically HRIS entries, record keeping, compiling data and processing transactions in any of the human resources program areas.
  • Manage the Site-HR general email inbox and delegate/assign emails to the appropriate site HR business partner to action.
  • Coordinate all internal employee life-cycle changes including letter preparation and associated tasks with such changes.
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained.
  • Assist with payroll/benefit-related reconciliations and audits and recommend any corrective action.
  • Potentially provide limited, routine coverage in the Smithers location to provide an HR outlet at the location.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we offer:

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as 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. 

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
  • 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:

The ideal candidate possesses a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an administrative role supporting the human resource’s function, as well as:

  • Proficiency with MS Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
  • Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality
  • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to direction, and must be able to improve performance through feedback
  • Strong team player and able to work independently
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally
  • Visit the site location (camp) on a time-to-time basis in order to understand the reality of working in a remote area

Our commitment to you:

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.
Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both 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.

Newcrest promotes a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Next Steps:

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