Manager Legal


The Mineral Resources Authority is inviting exceptional candidates to apply for the role of Manager Legal.

The Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) was established as a statutory authority through the enactment of the Mineral Resources Authority Act 2018 to provide a flexible, independent, commercially attuned, contemporary agency to manage the regulation, administration and promotion of the mining industry in Papua New Guinea. MRA commenced operation in July 2007.

MRA is inviting exceptional candidates to apply for the vital role of Manager Legal

To lead and manage the in-house legal team within the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) corporate group to meet its legal and statutory obligations including corporate, contract, commercial and advisory work, litigation and as a representative on external agencies. A key component of the role is to ensure that there is proper compliance by the Board and Management of MRA in regard to its statutory obligations. This position may also undertake the role of Board Secretary as per the MRA Act 2018.

Job requirements

  1. Degree in Law
  2. Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a senior lawyer in the statutory authority sector or private practice.
  3. Experience in arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution
  4. Sound experience in litigation and advocacy
  5. Strong leadership, governance and ethics.

Further information & to apply to this position – refer to job ID: 60590 on

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