Mining Industry Regulatory Expert / ConsultantFull-time
Prosidian Consultng, LLC
Cape Town, South Africa
6d ago

Company Description

ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry-

leading practices. We help forward-thinking clients solve problems and improve operations. With a reputation for its strong CONUS / OCONUS practice spanning six solution areas, ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Risk Management, Compliance, Business Process, IT Effectiveness, Energy & Sustainability, and Human Capital.

Launched by former Big 4 Management Consultants; our multidisciplinary teams bring together the talents of nearly 190 professionals globally to complete a wide variety of engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes.

Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin, and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies, and people delivering value.

ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing, Chemical, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Transportation, Federal and State Government Agencies.

Learn More About ProSidian Consulting at www.ProSidian.com .

Job Description

ProSidian Seeks a Mining Industry Regulatory Expert / Consultant 541690 Contract Contingent located in Cape Town South Africa to support an engagement for U.

S. Govt. International Technical Assistance Program (ITAP) providing assistance on technical, regulatory, environmental, and financial management for national development on a range of energy and non-

  • energy resources. Key Areas of Focus : 1) policy, legal, and regulatory reform; 2) technical, operational, and economic analysis;
  • 3) financial mechanisms and market creation; 4) economic mgmt. , transparency and fiscal policy; 5) environmental impacts and social and community issues related to resource development.

    ProSidian provides technical assistance and training related to four Capacity Challenges : 1) TECHNICAL understanding of resources and new extractive technologies / techniques 2) FINANCIAL mgmt.

    of revenues from the sector 3) LEGAL best practices for international laws and regulations 4) ENVIRONMENTAL protections for people and environment from sector impacts.

  • Typical country stakeholders include : Govt. officials (national, municipal, regional and village levels); Legislators; national, state, and local regulators;
  • communities (inc. vulnerable groups).

    Candidates shall work to support requirements as a Mining Industry Regulatory Expert / Consultant and provide industry technical expertise, experience, training, and support with Energy, Extractives, and Renewable Energy concerns related to Regulatory concerns covering the direct and indirect Regulatory impacts of energy acquisition, transport, production and use related to and resulting from the Mining Industry.

    This position requires comprehensive knowledge within various functional areas that meet objectives and ensure compliance with Regulatory processes, standards, and policies.

    This position may train and mentor Energy, Extractives, and Renewable Energy stakeholders and provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult and complex problems and support the implementation of overall Regulatory Policy, Compliance, and Strategy constructs with tailored solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practical and consistent with the objectives for international, federal, state, and local Regulatory regulations for the industry.

    Work to effectively engage stakeholder / agency professionals and accurately communicate Regulatory policy advice, assistance, training, and support goals and objectives.

    Provide consulting and support to help client stakeholders ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and provide Regulatory policy advice, assistance, training, and support on a full range of matters related to the Mining Industry.

    Assist in the interpretation of applicable regulations and assists in the development, review, and implementation of guidelines, procedures, and processes to ensure successful completion of projects in compliance with applicable Regulatory laws and regulations.

  • Assigned job duties may support stakeholder Regulatory Compliance functional areas such as sampling, data capture, data analysis / decision support, documentation, report preparation, or related areas
  • Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure awareness of and compliance with requirements of the project
  • Conducts scientific studies and investigations in accordance with established procedures and apply precedent and standards in analyzing and interpreting data to provide technical guidance to stakeholder field personnel
  • Develop and oversee the use of appropriate procedures and guidelines, review documents for accuracy, and may act as a team lead or technical advisor on small projects
  • Develops solutions to problems encountered and coordinates various technical aspects of work to ensure compliance with all contractual, statutory and regulatory requirements and procedures
  • Prepares, coordinates, or supervises the preparation / completion of technical Regulatory resource reports, resource agency consultations, Regulatory permit applications, and acquisition of applicable Regulatory clearances and approvals.
  • Provide Regulatory policy advice, assistance, training, and support for compliance programs through inspections of permitted projects, management of stakeholder Regulatory Inspection staff, and / or submittal of requisite compliance reports.
  • Provide Regulatory policy advice, assistance, training, and support for project planning activities to assess and relay applicable Regulatory permit / approval requirements, and maintain project budgets and schedules.
  • Provide Regulatory policy advice, assistance, training, and support to assists in the development of, and facilitate presentations and training on, various Regulatory related topics to the Mining Industry.
  • May train and mentor less experienced professionals.

  • Provide technical and / or functional support to stakeholder Regulatory Compliance Teams and prepare, interpret, and / or review correspondence, calculations, proposals, plans, specifications, investigations / studies, surveys, reports, structures, and / or systems
  • Reviews and manages contractor work to ensure services are performed according to applicable Regulatory specifications, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide insight into regulatory processes, pricing, supply and demand dynamics, market design, fuel sourcing, financing, technologies, and operations to help our clients thrive in an ever-changing environment.
  • Provide primary research, training, and support on a wide range of program activities for various Regulatory related topics to the Mining Industry.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other Environmental and Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution.
  • Qualifications

    Leadership, Communication, Government financial management, budgeting, financial modeling, reporting, presentations and at least (10) years Management in fields related to Oil, Gas, Extractives with specialty in management and operations, law, geology, policy, valuations, Corporate Finance, M&A, Energy Investments, environmental policy compliance, Energy Development, Energy Infrastructure, Commodities Management, or Natural Resource markets.

    The focus of this work shall be in priority regions countries across The Western Hemisphere Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, and Suriname Europe And Eurasia Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Albania, and Ukraine In Sub-

    Saharan Africa Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, and South Africa In The Middle East And North Africa Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia and In Asia And The Pacific India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Burma, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka

  • The Mining Industry Regulatory Expert / Consultant shall have Minimum of Ten (10) years of consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email;
  • and Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word / Excel / Power point) and related tools and technology required for the position.

  • An Accredited Master's Degree or Recognized Law Degree from an accredited college or university in Energy Policy, Engineering, Environmental Policy, Environmental Science, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, or a closely related field with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public administration.
  • An Accredited Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education with Minimum of five to seven (5-
  • 7) years of directly related work experience involving environmental regulations impacting the Mining Industry.

  • Candidates should be comfortable with quantitative analysis, public speaking, advocacy group engagement, and environmental issues.
  • Demonstrated interest in energy and economic development policies, in particular, focused on regulatory aspects of Energy, Extractives, and Renewable Energy integration
  • Energy, Extractives, and Renewable Energy regulatory expertise with Mining Industry experience developing regulations and standards
  • Experience should include drafting and negotiating purchase and sale, joint development, participation, famous / farming, operating, transportation and gathering agreements, oil & gas leases, and related documentation.
  • Knowledge / familiarity with energy policy and business models of organizations that govern energy regulatory affairs, including Regulatory Commissions and governing bodies for Environmental Conservation, resource management, and others.
  • Strong organizational, program management, teambuilding, communication, and facilitation skills with ability to present in public forums
  • Additional Information

  • As a condition of employment, all employees are required to fulfill all requirements of the roles for which they are employed;
  • establish, manage, pursue, and fulfill annual goals and objectives with at least three (3) Goals for each of the firms Eight Prosidian Global Competencies 1 -

    Personal Effectiveness 2 - Continuous Learning 3 - Leadership 4 - Client Service 5 - Business Management 6 - Business Development 7 -

    Technical Expertise 8 - Innovation & Knowledge Sharing (Thought Leadership) ; and to support all business development and other efforts on behalf of ProSidian Consulting.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Teamwork ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
  • Leadership ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
  • Business Acumen understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
  • Communication ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
  • Motivation persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
  • Agility ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
  • Judgment exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
  • Organization ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks
  • OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Business Tools understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Business Tools understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors
  • Curiosity the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
  • Humility exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference
  • Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom
  • BENEFITS AND HIGHLIGHTS

    ProSidian Employee Benefits and Highlights : Your good health and well-being are important to ProSidian Consulting. At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-

    life balance. That’s why we are also pleased to offer the Employee Benefits Program, designed to promote your health and personal welfare.

    Our growing list of benefits currently include the following for Full Time Employees :

  • Competitive Compensation : Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with Group Health Benefits, Pre-tax Employee Benefits, and Performance Incentives.
  • For medical and dental benefits, the Company contributes a fixed dollar amount each month towards the plan you elect. Contributions are deducted on a Pre-tax basis.

  • Group Medical Health Insurance Benefits : ProSidian partners with BC / BS, to offer a range of medical plans, including high-
  • deductible health plans or PPOs. Group Dental Health Insurance Benefits : ProSidian dental carriers - Delta, Aetna, Guardian, and MetLife.

  • Group Vision Health Insurance Benefits : ProSidian offers high / low vision plans through 2 carriers : Aetna and VSP.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan : 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement for eligible employees.
  • A range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner to assist you. The Plan is a pre-tax Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.

  • Vacation and Paid Time-Off (PTO) Benefits : Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a doctor’s appointment, or any number of events in your life.
  • Currently these benefits include Vacation / Sick days 2 weeks / 3 days Holidays - 10 ProSidian and Government Days are given.

  • Pre-Tax Payment Programs : Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP). These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.
  • Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans : We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The Corporate Perks Benefit Program.
  • This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.

  • Security Clearance : Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace.
  • A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials.

  • ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program : ProSidian Consulting will pay up to 5k for all referrals employed for 90 days for candidates submitted through our Referral Program.
  • Performance Incentives : Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.
  • Flexible Spending Account : FSAs help you pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-
  • tax basis. You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA.

  • Supplemental Life / Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance : If you want extra protection for yourself and your eligible dependents, you have the option to elect supplemental life insurance.
  • D&D covers death or dismemberment from an accident only.

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance : Disability insurance plans are designed to provide income protection while you recover from a disability.
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