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Group Counsel

Job no: 498852
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne Group Office

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

Group Counsel

MMG’s Australian business currently has a vacancy for a Group Counsel.  The Group Counsel for the Australian business is responsible for the delivery of commercial legal expertise, bespoke legal advice and providing local governance for company policy and practices with a focus on the operations across Australia.  The successful candidate will support business matters including those related to supply/contracting, mining regulatory framework, contract law, exploration and projects.

With strong communication skills and judgement, you are eager to assume the responsibility of making a significant contribution to MMG’s success through the provision of operationally and commercially astute advice to the business.  You are known as an outstanding relationship manager and legal advisor in cross-cultural contexts and are keen to apply that expertise to a function that is highly valued for the expert and specialized advice and direction it provides to the business.  The successful candidate will have at least 6 years experience.  While experience in the resources sector is particularly relevant, we would also welcome applications from legal professionals who have expertise in other industries.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture.
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Relocation support where required.

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage https://www.mmg.com/

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

All applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered.  We will not be accepting any submissions from recruitment agencies.

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Diversity at MMG

At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

Our diversity and inclusion strategy drivers

People

To ensure our workforce is diverse in a way that reflects our communities.

Structure

To create an inclusive and equitable culture.

External

To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

Students and graduates

MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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