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 www.newgold.com. 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:
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
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.
The Human Resources Manager is responsible for:
◾ Develop and implement strategies to maximize hiring and training within local and First Nations communities;
◾ 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;
Developing the HR team
Being a New Gold - Rainy River leader
◾ 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.
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