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Coordinator, Community Investment / Water


Villa González Ortega, ZAC, MX

Job Summary:

We are looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to join our growing project team! San Nicolas is a large undeveloped copper-zinc VHMS deposit located in Zacatecas State in Central Mexico. The project has recently completed a Pre-feasibility Study and is advancing into Feasibility Study applying for major regulatory approvals. San Nicolas is committed to advancing the asset towards development, and we are hiring new team members to support engineering and permit-related activities leading up to a sanction decision for construction anticipated in 2024.

We are committed to the health, safety and welfare of all employees and contractors. Working closely with local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with modern mining methods, continuous improvement, and responsible practices that care for the environment and contribute to sustainable development. We recognize that access to water is a human right and that water is an essential resource for people. Water is also a critical input to the mining process, and we incorporate responsible water stewardship into our management systems. At San Nicolás, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Reporting to the Community Affairs Management, this position will be responsible for the implementation of the Social Strategy for Access to Water will have experience in the Area of Influence and the project region, as well as technical knowledge and experience in the implementation and monitoring of initiatives that combine social and cultural, technical, administrative and environmental aspects, appropriate for the achievement of the actions, from a broad approach around the water.

Responsible for the Coordination of the Water Access Strategy leads and executes the activities established in the program, within the agreed deadlines and in the population centers defined within the area of influence, through appropriate actions for the fulfillment of the objectives, adhering to the policies, protocols, standards, and tools established by the Corporate, as well as duly reporting the effectiveness of the results obtained in the context of managing expectations, managing social risk and following up on concerns, feedback, and complaints through the application of an effective Dialogue.


  • To be a courageous safety leader, who adheres to and sponsors safety standards and procedures in all health, education, water care, and environmental contexts.
  • Make courageous decisions to stop or defer work if they feel that safety conditions are unsatisfactory.
  • Promote a culture of safety and incident reporting immediately when they may occur.
  • Generate early key relationships with identified community actors and leaders, including those adverse to the project, to establish links and manage real or perceived social expectations and risks that could potentially arise.
  • Work aligned with the policies, protocols, and standards of the Project and that these are duly applied in all activities. Pay special attention to Health and Safety policies; Human rights; and Anti-Corruption, among others.
  • Participate in the Unified Management System according to the assignments received.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the program
  • Prepare progress reports
  • Train and monitor of staff activities
  • Inspection and registration of activities and follow-up to logs
  • Communication and dialogue with the communities involved
  • Communication and dialogue with the Drinking Water Departments of the municipalities involved
  • Supervision of suppliers and contractors
  • Supervision of the monitoring and maintenance plan


  • Minimum experience of 5-8 years in the field of water management, community relations, and social management.
  • Specialization in engineering, social sciences, environmental sciences, sustainability, or other fields related to water management.
  • Master's /doctoral studies in areas related to water culture are desirable.
  • Experience in human rights and water management.
  • Knowledge of the water problems and the socioeconomic, historical, and cultural environment of the Zacatecan semi-desert and the central table of Mexico.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Technical communication in Spanish and English.
  • Leadership and teamwork.
  • Office parcel management (Database analysis, ArcGis).

About Teck:

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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