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Senior Project Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

  1. Minerals & metallurgy
  2. Calgary, Kelowna, Vancouver, Toronto
R-117239

Senior Project Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

Are you looking for a company that works on major engineering projects all over the world? Do you want to make a difference by improving the daily lives of communities worldwide? Are you seeking to join an inclusive and diverse team that you can truly count on? You’ve come to the right place!

    

AtkinsRéalis’s Minerals and Metals team in Canada is made up of more than 400 employees who work on large-scale projects to support mining sustainability, pit-to-port opportunities, metallurgical plant engineering, or mine closure and capabilities in the study, design, and construction of mining projects across a wide range of mining and processing methods and commodities. The team combines global-caliber expertise to provide tailored solutions for projects of any size, scope, or complexity. We believe in working openly and transparently, together, delivering world-class projects. We work collaboratively with teams across the world, from Canada to Brazil in the south to India in the east, delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. To support our growth initiatives, we are expanding our team and are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and want to add value to project success, both locally and internationally.     

  

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability to join our Global Minerals & Metals (M&M) team and to support our growth to align with the demand to supply responsibly sourced critical minerals. With the global demand for critical minerals on the rise, the need for innovative solutions has never been more pressing. With a holistic perspective on the social-ecological system where the mining operations are, our team embeds resilience more deeply at every stage of the lifecycle, from ‘Anticipate’ and ‘Avoid’ through ‘Withstand’ and ‘Recover. AtkinsRéalis’ sustainable mining services cover the entire mining life cycle. With experience in all aspects of the mining industry, our diverse team is comprised of multidisciplinary experts spread across the globe. From exploration to mine closures, we collaborate with our clients to manage life-of-mine risks, understand the social and environmental impacts, and define and implement solutions that touch biology, ecosystems, environmental assessment, integrated watershed management, and earth sciences.

This opportunity will be to support the M&M – ESG & Sustainability team located in any of the major cities of Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto; including Kelowna.

Your role within the team:

  • Manage environmental assessments, biodiversity and ecosystem services, natural capital, wildlife, revegetation, land-use planning, watershed conservation, nature solutions, and environmental due diligence projects in the minerals and metals industry, from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports on time and budget.
  • Lead the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability project delivery team, and communicate clear objectives for the team to understand and achieve project goals in context of the client’s requirements.
  • Support environmental permits and approvals through appropriate collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, and Partner Nations.
  • Understand and participate in engineering and construction processes to ensure the environmental and sustainability requirements and implementation plans have been adequately addressed; measure and integrate the value of environment and biodiversity into business and investment decisions.
  • Manage and develop reports aligned with international standards and guidelines (IFC, ICMM, TNFD, UN Sustainable Development Goals, GRI, MAC-TSM, Copper Mark)
  • Promote business development activities with current and potential clients, fostering innovation and emerging technologies, and getting involved in relevant conferences in the minerals and metals industry.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?  

  

Because we offer:  

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.  
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.  
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.  
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.  
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.  

  

The ideal candidate:
 

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in environmental studies and risk analysis, ecosystem management, biodiversity, natural capital, revegetation, restoration and compensation measures, water stewardship. Strategic understanding of global environmental performance issues, standards, and best practice relevant to the mining industry. Desirable experience with engineering consulting environment.
  • Master’s degree in Biology, Environment Science, Engineering, Natural Science, Sustainability Management, Geoscience, Environmental Planning, Natural Landscape, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and abilities by succinctly conveying recommendations, ideas, and insights in reports, presentation materials, client proposals, and other written communications. Fluent in English; Spanish or Portuguese proficiency would be an asset.
  • Relevant professional designation (B.C. R.P.Bio., P.Chem., P.Geo., P.Eng., or P.Ag.) or eligibility status in Canada. Knowledge of relevant federal regulations and standards governing mining operations in Canada and United States.
  • Previous experience developing and embedding sustainability strategies within large complex businesses: e.g., along the different stages of the mine lifecycle.

 Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

Expected compensation for this role is (between Pay Range $116,600 - $160,300 annually) (Only Applicable to British Columbia). Base salaries are determined according to several parameters like skills, experience, and potential impact on the role. Internal and external competitiveness are also taken into account in our offers.

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