Human Resources Manager - Relocation Required

, Ontario, ca
Company: New Gold Inc
Category: Human Resources
Published on 2021-02-09 01:49:41

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company. 

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page. 

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

  • Rainy River Mine
    Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

    The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

    About The Role

    Schedule: 5/2 and 4/3

    Position Reports To: General Manager

    Position Overview

    Reporting to the General Manager, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing the Human Resources activities for New Gold’s Rainy River Operations team including developing strategies and ensuring systems are in place to support the operation of the mine.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Human Resources Manager is responsible for:

    ◾ Develop and implement strategies to maximize hiring and training within local and First Nations communities;

  • Development and management of Human Resources activities for site including workforce planning, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, and compensation and benefits
  • ◾ Manage the implementation of the Employment and Training commitments under New Gold’s Impact Benefit Agreements;
    ◾ Ensure compliance with national and local employment standards and mining regulations;
    ◾ Monitor employee engagement and address any satisfaction issues;

  • Manage the recruitment forecast and all recruiting activities based on the current budget, where a budget does not exist ensure a business case for the position is in place and approved prior to recruitment;
  • Ensure legal compliance of all HR processes and activities and assume a lead role on change initiatives and best practice applications;
  • Work collaboratively with corporate HR to develop and implement policies and procedures, monitor their effectiveness and facilitate change as required;
  • Oversee the development of all job descriptions, organizational charts and salary tiers ensuring the current structure properly supports business needs;
  • Manage site-wide operational training systems working collaboratively with operational departments;
  • Work with the management team to create a positive work environment where employees are engaged and contributing to the overall success of the Project in a manner consistent with the company’s core values; and
  • Other related duties to support the team to ensure the Rainy River Mine Site is a success.
  • Developing the HR team

  • Ensure ongoing effective management of staff by setting clear performance goals, providing regular feedback and development through training;
  • Ensure there is the necessary manpower and resources available to meet business targets and at the same time maintain costs within the established budget guidelines;
  • Resolve any employee relations issues that may arise.
  • Being a New Gold - Rainy River leader

  • Actively demonstrate commitment to New Gold’s values;
  • Be an engaged, aligned and active member of the Rainy River leadership team and an integral component of the site’s leadership performance success;
  • Be accountable for both the environmental portfolio and support the overall operations’ success.
  • Have a continuous improvement mindset
  •  Qualifications

    ◾ Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other related discipline;

    ◾ 10 years’ experience in Human Resources with 3 years of experience in a senior leadership role and experience in the mining industry;
    ◾ Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is considered an asset;

    ◾ A high level of integrity and accountability;

    ◾ Familiarity with agile methodolgy an asset
    ◾ Highly influential with strong facilitation, negotiation and management skills;
    ◾ Demonstrated success in building trusting relationships with the local community, Aboriginal groups and employees, colleagues and service providers/contractors;
    ◾ Previous involvement in Aboriginal engagement activities to support community development and build a legacy for the local communities;
    ◾ Strong decision making and judgment skills with a keen sense of ethics.

    Why New Gold?

    ◾ Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
    ◾ Extended health & Dental Benefit
    ◾ Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit

    ◾ Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
    ◾ Performance-based incentive plan
    ◾ Relocation allowance

    We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

    Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

    New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

    Additional Information

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