Mineral Resources

Land Access Manager (BB-6A462)

Found in: Neuvoo AU


As an ASX 200 and perennial high performing company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian based leader in the performance and delivery of diversified mining services , mineral processing underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.

A little background

Mineral Resources is not like most other companies. Our entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, and it has infused itself with the very culture of our business. What is that spirit you may ask? It means that we are focused on the outcome; willing to shift the very earth to achieve our desired goals. We are not constrained to a particular methodology, and are willing accept that there can be many ways to create success.

The future

Mineral Resources is on a journey, and this will be accomplished in a myriad of ways. At the heart of it all will be our workforce. We can’t accomplish anything without our people. Leaders to set the vision; specialists to design, plan and implement; skilled tradesman to operate our high tech machinery. It takes all of us.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Land Access Manager within our Project Services team based in the Perth based office for a 12 month fixed term contract commencing as soon as possible. As the Land Access Manager you will be managing a growing team of 8+ team members and be primarily responsible for providing the business with expert advice on strategy for land access and tenement management as required for the business to deliver on its strategic priorities.

MRL has current operations in the Pilbara and Yilgarn regions of Western Australia and is currently going through a period of exponential growth, including with respect to its already extensive tenure footprint.

Reporting to the General Manager – Project Services, this unique role will oversee the management and compliance of MRL tenements and negotiation of access arrangements with third parties. You will be well versed in the knowledge and practical application of the Mining Act and Regulations in WA and be responsible for the implementation of management systems for existing and future agreements.

What we’re after

We’re looking for someone who is a quick learner, is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and enjoys a challenging yet rewarding work environment. You will be responsible for:

  • The management of MRL’s tenement portfolio, including: maintenance of an accurate and up-to-date tenure database relating to mining and other tenureensuring MRL’s minimum expenditure commitments are achieved through a transparent program of works, regular tracking of expenditure and monitoring the reporting of expendituresettling submissions for extensions of term, applications for exemption and other key submissions to Government departments associated with the grant and maintenance of tenure
  • The management of access agreements and ad hoc interactions with third parties affected by MRL tenure and interests including: leading the negotiation of new agreements and arrangements, requiring a pragmatic understanding of different tenure situations ensuring and monitoring compliance with existing agreements and arrangementssupervision of proceedings before the Mining Warden, including instructing external legal advisors as necessary
  • Strategic advice to the business regarding the acquisition and divestment of tenure, including conducting due diligence
  • Relevant reporting and liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • What you’ll bring to the team

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Extensive working knowledge with the WA Mining Act and Regulations and good working knowledge of other legislation relevant to tenure in WA, including the WA Land Administration Act, WA Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act and Petroleum Pipelines Act and the Commonwealth Native Title Act
  • Well-developed knowledge and experience in the practicalities of tenure and land access
  • Expertise with key Government operational systems and databases including Tengraph and Mineral Titles Online and familiarity with other systems including the Petroleum Geothermal Register, MINEDEX, Aboriginal Heritage Inquiry System etc
  • Proficiencies with tenement management and agreement compliance databases and document control systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, relationship, and leadership skills including high-level negotiation and presentation skills
  • Superior organisational skills, proven ability to manage competing priorities and delegations appropriately
  • Demonstrated initiative and creative problem solving skills
  • If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately.

    Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.

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