Regional Director, Mining & Metals Studies Job in Vancouver for BBA inc. |

Regional Director, Mining & Metals Studies

January 11 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Materials, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vancouver, BC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

3 openings as follow
Vancouver, Toronto or Sudbury and Montreal or Quebec City


BBA’s Mining & Metals Studies business line provides integrated multidisciplinary evaluation and due diligence services for clients from all commodity sectors of the mining industry ranging from early stage scoping studies up to and including full feasibility studies. We have a core group of senior people who provide overall management and direction of studies, supported by in-house specialists including resource geologists, biologists, mining engineers, metallurgists and mine waste specialists with the best possible expertise geared to meet the needs of each project.

BBA is Canada’s premier consultant to the mining industry with 12 offices coast to coast. BBA provides services to the mining industry at all stages of project development from exploration and resource evaluation through scoping, prefeasibility and feasibility, permitting, construction, operations, closure and rehabilitation. BBA provides distinctive sustainable solutions, exceptional support and insight to help build our clients mining prospects into a project.

BBA is currently seeking senior level professionals with extensive experience in the mining industry to join our growing Mining & Metals Studies business line. Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in one of the followings areas: technical sales, resource estimation, project planning, mining engineering or mineral processing and have participated in or led front-end mining studies and economic assessments. Applicants must be able to work as a Qualified Person as per NI 43-101 regulations. Preference will be given to applicants with an entrepreneurial spirit; who are client oriented and those with the proven ability to lead integrated cross functional teams to deliver high quality and innovative studies to BBA’s wide range of mining clients.

Reporting to the National Business Line Director of Mining & Metals Studies, candidates are expected to effectively execute the following duties:

  • Lead regional marketing and business development for the mining sector by seeking out new opportunities through networking, referrals and market research
  • Develop a healthy opportunity pipeline for study work in the region
  • Understand the mining value chain from geology to market at a high level to prioritize prospects and focus on client opportunities and to offer BBA services from early stage studies to sustaining capital
  • Assist with the generation of proposals and delivering presentations for new studies / projects
  • Manage the execution of multiple smaller, concurrent studies / projects to meet the agreed objectives
  • Providing specialist technical input, leadership and management on projects including major multidisciplinary mining studies
  • Maintain relationships with the pool of BBA subject matter experts and ensure that they are utilized, where appropriate, to bring value and innovation to studies.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Mines and Metals business line to deliver best practice solutions through the application of knowledge of industry developments and experience of past trends or different situations
  • Work closely with the regional operations to staff and execute studies
  • Formulate effective business cases through bringing together technical knowledge and commercial concepts.

What BBA offer you

  • A senior and business critical role
  • Be part of small, agile teams and increase your impact on client outcomes
  • The opportunity to work on varied projects – small to large, start to finish
  • Responsibility to grow the Region’s business development pipeline
  • Opportunities to work across the country with senior leaders of the company
  • A mix of independent and team roles
  • Private company focused on long term success based on the contributions of its employees
  • Wide range of growth opportunities within the company
  • Commitment to people and their development
  • Flexible work environment
  • Potential partnership opportunity.


  • Business acumen
  • Strategic vision
  • Accountability and entrepreneurship
  • Decisiveness
  • Action and results-driven
  • Organizational agility.


  • 10+ years’ experience in the mining industry
  • University degree or college diploma in engineering or geology
  • Be a registered Professional Engineer, Technician or Geologist
  • Extensive experience in the development, delivery and operation of mining or mineral processing studies and projects
  • Previously worked on a client/owner`s team or been a study manager
  • ASSET: Mining technology or professional service sales experience
  • High standard of knowledge for one or more commodity types (i.e. precious metals, iron ore, base metals, industrial minerals etc.) and the mining value chain
  • Good understanding of NI 43-101 and JORC reporting codes and technical reports
  • An established contact network within designated market would be a major advantage
  • ASSET: Technical skills in resource estimation, mine design, process development, project planning and/or financial modelling
  • ASSET: Language capabilities in French, Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin
  • Willingness to travel when required - Approximately 20%, mostly within Canada.


BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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