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6083 TOML Vacancy 11-18 June 2021

VACANCY

TOML Country Manager

TOML Pule Faka-loto Fonua

Position title:  Country Manager
Role: Full Time
Location: Tonga

Company overview

Positioned at the forefront of the exciting seafloor minerals industry, Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) is exploring for seafloor polymetallic nodule deposits, containing rich concentrations of metals required for the clean energy transition and the creation of a circular economy. Lying unattached on the seafloor at depths of 4000 to 6000 meters, nodules can produce metals with a fraction of the environmental and social impacts of mining on land. TOML has been granted exclusive rights by the International Seabed Authority to carry out exploration within its exploration area in the international seafloor area, thousands of kilometers from Tonga. TOML is sponsored by the Kingdom of Tonga ensuring that Tonga benefits from TOML’s project.

Role overview

The country manager will be responsible for helping TOML to achieve and maintain its social and regulatory licenses to operate. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing positive and productive relationships with key stakeholders, including the Government of Tonga, regional governing bodies, the International Seabed Authority, local communities, and NGOs with an interest in TOML activities. The role will be responsible for developing and implementing TOML’s extensive community, social and capacity building and educational programmes. The position will manage TOML’s in-country engagement programmes and provide strategic advice on existing and emerging issues of interest to TOML.

The country manager will be the company’s representative in Tonga. The position will be integral to ensuring there is a positive perception of TOML and the industry.

The role is based in Tonga but will require regular international travel.

The successful candidate will be a passionate, highly motivated, and experienced professional with established connections in Tonga, and the ability to liaise with key Tongan and international stakeholders.

This role offers an opportunity to join a growing company in an exciting new industry.

Primary objectives of role

  • TOML’s representative in the Pacific region
  • Develop and implement TOML’s social, community and education initiatives in Tonga
  • Establish and strengthen relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders within Tonga, the Pacific, and internationally
  • Identify issues, challenges and opportunites within Tonga and provide strategic advice to advance TOML’s objectives

Qualifications

  • Candidates must reside in Tonga
  • Relevant qualification or experience working in Government Relations, Community Engagement or a technical qualification relevant to TOML’s project
  • At least 5 years experience working with or within key stakeholder organizations
  • Knowledge of the seafloor minerals industry is an asset
  • Fluent in English and Tongan
  • Holds or be eligible to hold a passport

Knowledge and experience

  • Expert knowledge of and established relationships with Tongan stakeholders that will influence TOML’s project and a demonstrated track record of working collaboratively
  • Experience developing and delivering social, community or training programmes

Salary and benefits

  • TOML offers a competitive salary and benefits package including stock options

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit their CV and two references to Corey McLachlan at: corey [at] metals [dot] co with the Subject: TOML Country Manager.

Applications will be accepted until June 25, 2021.

TOML Pule Faka-loto Fonua

Hingoa oe Lakanga:  Pule Faka-Loto Fonua
Fatongia: Ngaue Taimi Kakato
Feitu’u: Tonga

Puipuitu’a ‘o e kautaha

Kau atu mo takimu’a ‘i he ngaahi kautaha fekumi ‘oku makehe ange ki he ma’u’anga ivi ‘i kilisitahi he ngaahi potu tahi loloto, ‘a e Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) ‘i he fakatotolo ki he ngaahi  polimetaliki notulu ‘oku hilihili pe ‘i kilisitahi, ‘a ia ‘oku ‘oku ‘i ai e ngaahi metali ‘oku fie ma’u ki he liliu e ma’u’anga ivi ‘oku ma’a pea pehē ki he langa faka’ekonomika ‘oku tu’uloa.

‘Oku fakahoko ‘a e ngaue ni ‘i he loloto mavahe mei he mita ‘e 4000 ki he 6000 kihe kilisitahi potu tahi loloto, koe notulu ‘oku ne fakatupu ha metali malava uesia fakasosiale moe fakae’atakai ‘o kapau koe keli koloa ‘i he funga e fonua. Kuo ‘osi foaki he ma’u mafai kihe potu tahi fakavaha’a pule’anga ha totonu ki he kautaha TOML kenau fakahoko ‘a enau fekumi ‘i he ngaahi potutahi fakavaha’a pule’anga ‘oku fai ai e savea, ‘a ia ‘oku mama’o’aki ha ngaahi kilomita ‘e lauafe tupu mei Tonga. ‘Oku poupou ‘a e Pule’anga Tonga kihe TOML ke  fakapapau’i ‘oku ma’u ha ngaahi lelei ‘a Tonga mei he poloseki ‘a e TOML.

Puipuitu’a ‘o e lakanga

‘Oku fakafatongia’aki ‘a e tokotaha Pule Faka-Loto Fonua ‘a ‘ene tokoni ki he TOML ‘aki hono tokanga’i vaa fakakaume’a moe faka-lao ‘a ‘enau laiseni ngaue. Ko e tokotaha tene ma’u ‘a e lakanga ni tene fatongia’aki kene tokanga ki ha founga ‘oku malava ke langa fakalakalaka ai ‘a e vaa ‘o e kautaha mo kinautolu ‘oku kaunga kiai ‘a e kautaha  o kau kiai kihe Pule’anga Tonga, ngaahi va’a kotoa ‘o e ngaue fakapule’anga, koe ma’u mafai kihe potu tahi fakavaha’a pule’anga, ngaahi kominiti fakalotofonua, ngaahi kautaha ‘ikai fakataumu’a kihe tupu (NGO) ‘oku felave’i moe ngaahi taumu’a ngaue TOML.

Ko hono fatongia ke tokaga ke fokotu’u ha ngaahi polokalama ke ’aonga kihe vaa fakakaume’a ‘a e kautaha ni kihe Komuniti. Pea mei he ngaahi polokalama koia kuo fili ‘oku fenapasi pea moe taumu’a ngaue ‘a e TOML malava ke faka’ai’ai ke langahake ai kihe lelei fakalukufua ‘i he langa fakalakalaka he nofo pe kihe ako. Pea ‘oku ne malava ke pule’i lelei ‘aki ‘a e ngaahi polokalama kuo tukupa kiai e kautaha ke tokoni kihe fakalotofuna. Koe tokotaha ni tene hoko ia koe fakafofonga ia ‘o e kautaha ‘i Tonga. Pea oku faka’amu ia ke ‘ata lelei ma’u pe kautaha ‘i ho’o hoko koe ta sipinga  moe fakafotunga teke fakafofonga’i. Ko e fatongia ‘oku ‘i Tonga ka ‘e fiema’u ke fakahoko ma’u pe ha ngaahi fefolau’aki faka-tu’apule’anga. Ko e tokotaha tene ma’u e lakanga ni ‘oku ne vekeveke pea ma’u ‘a e taukei fakapolofesinale ke fokotu’u mo hoko atu ‘a e vaa ngaue kihe Pule’anga Tonga mo malava kene fakafofonga’i lelei kihe ngaahi kau taki fengaue’aki kihe kautaha ni ‘i Tonga pehe ki Tu’apule’anga.

‘I he fatongia ko’eni koe faingamalie ia keke kau ai kihe kautaha langalanga hake ‘i he tafa’aki kuo kamata fo’ou he pole ngaue he tafa’aki koeni.

Ngaahi taumu’a ‘o e lakanga

  • Fakafofonga ‘a e TOML ki he ngaahi fonua Pasifiki
  • Fokotu’u mo ngaue’i ‘a e ngaahi ta’umu’a ngaue sosiale, komiunitii moe ako i Tonga
  • Fokotu’u mo tauhi ‘a e va fengaue’aki mo e kau taki he kautaha ni ‘i Tonga, Pasifiki, mo tu’apule’anga foki.
  • Fakaha ‘a e ngaahi fakafe’atungia moe faingamalie ‘i Tonga pea mo ‘omi ha ngaahi fale’i ke taukave’i ‘a e ngaahi taumu’a ngaue ‘o e TOML

Tohi fakamo’oni ako

  • Tokotaha kanititeiti kuopau ke nofo i Tonga
  • Ngaahi fakamo’oni ako ke fakakau’aki pe mo taukei ngaue malava fengaue’aki lelei moe Pule’anga pea ki he Komiuniti pe koe ha fakamo’oni ako fekau’aki moe Poloseki TOML
  • Taukei ngaue’oua ‘e toe si’isi’i ki he ta’u e 5 taukei ngaue ‘I ho’o ngaue he mala’e ni pe taukei ngaue ki ha ngaahi kautaha ‘oku pule’i meiha ngaahi kautaha
  • ‘Ilo koe koloa ‘a e kautaha koe ngaahi makakoloa kilisi tahi
  • Poto ‘i he lea faka-Tonga mo e faka-Pilitania
  • Ma’u passipooti pe malava kene ma’u ngofua kene ma’u paasipooti

‘Ilo mo e taukei

  • Ma’u ‘ilo ke fokotu’u mo ngaue’i vaa kihe kau taki fengaue’aki lelei ‘i Tonga ni kihe ngaahi poloseki ngaue TOML pea malava kene muimui lelei ‘ae ngaahi ngaue ni ke ola lelei pea malava ia koha lekooti lelei ke hoko atu ngaue vaofi ke tokonia ai ‘a e ngaue fakataha he fonua ni.
  • Taukei ‘i hono fakahoko mo tufaki ‘a e ngaahi polokalama ako ki he komiunitii mo e sosiale

Tu’unga vahenga mo e ngaahi lelei

Foaki he TOML ha Vahenga fe’unga kiho’o taukei moe ngaahi monu’ia ‘o kau ai Stock Options.

FOUNGA KOLE NGAUE

Tohi kole ngaue kotoa pe moe tatau ho’o fakamo’oni ako fakataha mo ha’o tohi fakaongoongo lelei e 2 kia Corey McLachlan ki he email koe: corey [at] metals [dot] co ‘o fakahingoa ko e TOML Country Manager.

‘Oku ngata ‘a e tohi kole ngaue ni ki he ‘aho 25 ‘o Sune, 2021.