Study Manager (The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC))

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  • Location
    Labrador City, NL, Canada
  • Salary ($ per year)
  • Category
  • Employment type
    Full time


  • PMP certification
  • Mining processing / open cut also food manufacturing and retail sales


Opportunity to work for global company developing capex projects
Our culture is inclusive, exciting and performance-driven
Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional Expertise - Labrador City  

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Study Manager to lead the development of multiple potential capital projects through the various stage gates from study to sanctioned project and potential project delivery. You will use project management best practices to validate viability and its alignment with the longer term business plan.


This role is a great opportunity to think strategically and develop key projects for the business.  By thinking creatively you and key stakeholders will shape the projects in early stages to maximize business value.  Drawing upon your past experiences, manage resources, budgets, changes, and risks for a successful business investment. Working a 5 days on, 2 off roster and reporting to the Manager - Project Delivery, Processing Operations you will be:  

Contributing to the continuous improvement while using capital project processes, practices and tools.
Collaborating with the team and key stakeholders to support the development, evaluation and progression of high value projects. 
Collaborating with key stakeholders to drive a culture of collaboration, participation and improvement. 
About you

Bachelor of Engineering and Professional Engineer designation (desired)
Minimum of 10 years leadership experience
Formal Project Management and leadership training and experience
Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to grow relationships with internal customers, technologists, engineers and project managers.
Experience leading a team in the development of projects utilizing sound project and business management practices 
It will also be beneficial if you have: 

Experience in mineral and mining processing.
PMP certification 


Where you will be working

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletising plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-Îles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port.

About us 

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress. 

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce  

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.  


Offered benefits

Base Salary (Annual)    USD 116k - 150k

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