Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy

Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy: AME BC
Salary + Benefits

Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy




MRG has been retained by the Association for Mineral Exploration BC (AME) to undertake the search for a Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy to join their Vancouver office. This senior staff position will report directly to AME’s President & CEO and will sit as a non-voting member on the Board of Directors as well as the Executive Committee of the Board.


The incumbent will work closely and collaboratively with other staff, including the President & CEO, Board of Directors, various committees, regional exploration groups and the diverse AME membership to implement the objectives of AME’s Strategic Plan and annual top policy goals.


About AME


Our Client is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia. Established in 1912, AME represents, advocates, protects and promotes the interests of thousands of members who are engaged in the industry. Drawing from a refreshed Strategic Plan and annual top policy issues AME delivers on its goals through a combination of advocacy, leadership and partnerships. AME engages with governments, stakeholders and Indigenous communities and supports its members through clear initiatives, policy positions, events and tools that encourage a safe, economically strong and environmentally responsible mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia.


Responsibilities & Qualifications


As a senior representative, AME’s Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy will primarily be responsible for understanding, evaluating and advocating for sound public policy to address issues and concerns of AME members in order to achieve a sustainable, successful and responsible mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia. A key element of this work will be to further develop and strengthen relationships with AME’s volunteer committees, industry and business partner organizations, environmental groups, Indigenous communities as well as key stakeholders including other government and community leaders.


Specifically, AME’s Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy will be an enthusiastic leader while fulfilling responsibilities in the following broad policy and priority areas for AME:


  • Land access & use;
  • Permitting & environmental assessment;
  • Geoscience,
  • Economic incentives & investment confidence;
  • Environment, health & safety; and
  • Public & government affairs.


As a senior leader, AME’s Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy will be responsible for developing and maintaining budgets, supervising staff and contractors as well other special projects as assigned by AME’s President & CEO.


This key senior staff position requires a skilled communicator and organized professional who is independent, self-motivated, experienced, energetic, diplomatic and capable of handling stress and challenges in a calm and positive manner. A genuine and confident communication style will be valuable when representing the Association in a multitude of forums, including public, government and membership.


The successful applicant that will fulfill the important role of AME’s Vice President, Regulatory & Technical Policy will bring a strong ability to achieve results through collaboration and the flexibility to manage multiple, concurrent tasks, provide strong management leadership and team support to staff and committees, liaise and engage effectively with AME members, regional exploration groups, Indigenous governments and communities, stakeholders and Provincial and Federal governments to further the interests of the BC-based mineral exploration and development industry.


The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of scientific, regulatory, and socio-economic issues and concerns as they relate to the industry. A track record of achieving challenging objectives in the BC–based mineral exploration and development industry, or in related extractive resource industries, will be an asset.


How to Apply

Qualified applicants who are interested in being considered for this influential leadership opportunity are invited to forward their cover letter and resume in confidence via:


Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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