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Sustainability Manager

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
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Position Description:

Barrick is looking for a Manager to lead our sustainability department. In this position, the Manager will provide leadership, direction and support to develop, implement, maintain and continually improve  effective integrated Management Systems for Health & Safety, Environment and Community that supports the needs of the Hemlo Operation. This position supports the operations and projects teams in their efforts to comply with the HSE regulations and Barrick standards that drive high performance and the attainment of the operation’s key results.

  • Forming a high performing team through recruitment, succession, training, mentoring, and organization of personnel reporting directly to the Sustainability Manager position including bi-annual performance reviews.
  • Set long-term Sustainability strategy/compliance direction to support the delivery of the mine site’s strategic business plan
  • Create annual Health & Safety, Environment and Community Plans to support the mine site’s strategic business plan (includes health and safety of employees, governance, change management processes, contributions to improved standards of living and self-sustaining communities, minimization of mine site’s impact on the environment and biodiversity, etc.)
  • Accountable for the development of annual work programs and budgets for current and proposed activities for the Health & Safety, Environment and Community functions and to steward work towards meeting the Hemlo Operation’s and Corporate established annual goals, objectives and performance targets.
  • Accountable for ensuring Health & Safety, Environment and Community execution plans are developed and implemented in support of the Hemlo Operation’s Strategic and annual deliverables including regular (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) Sustainability measurement and indicator targets.
  • Improve the Health & Safety, Environment and Community Management Operating System (MOS) to ensure that clearly defined processes are functional and maintained to manage business requirements, risks and opportunities plus aligned with the site plan Do Check Act cycle
  • Accountable in developing and maintaining contacts and networks internally and externally to assist Sustainability group in carrying out its business effectively.
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement and effectively manage change within Department and champion the site Change Management processes
  • University degree or post-secondary diploma in either Occupational Health & Safety or Environment, and professional accreditation such as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation – equivalencies will be considered
  • Minimum of 10 years proven experience in occupational and/or process safety or environmental experience in a heavy industry setting; ideally gained across a variety of organizations, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience at management level
  • Expertise with provincial legislation, a working knowledge of industry best practices and proven experience with implementing HSE systems and practices that drive high performance;
  • Strong sense of professionalism and purpose, with proven capacity for problem-solving and producing sustainable results through teamwork and individual effort;
  • Proficient computer literacy, oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Data-driven Insights- Applies data analytics and judgment to draw insights that inform business decision making
  • Change Champion- Partners to lead and sustain change creating an agile and responsive organization
  • Well-developed influencing skills, proven ability to relate well to other people in a wide range of contexts and levels; as well as working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders
  • Outstanding consultative, critical thinking and analytical skills with ability to operate strategically
  • Excellent and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build positive relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues at all levels both internal and external
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively and respond to the changing demands
  • Demonstrated capacity to execute plans and hold self and others accountable for their performance and deliverables
  • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Barrick

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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