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Company: Newmont Inc.
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?
Works closely with the generative exploration teams to provide timely access to the ground for exploration activities. Coordinates implementation of S&ER policies and standards in generative areas of exploration and Exploration Business Development. Serves as a problem-solving practitioner and reports S&ER performance in exploration to all relevant internal partners. Maintains, improves, and implements the fit-for-purpose strategic approach and governance documents to achieve social acceptance during exploration and provides practical advice to explorers on how to operationalize the approach in the field.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day-to-day will look like:

Coordinates standardization and implementation of social and environmental programs at generative exploration projects.
Ensures systems are in place to record and lead social and environmental performance, including local content, complaints, commitments, engagements, and donations.
Creates and coordinates S&ER performance monitoring and reporting for generative exploration projects.
Builds and maintains a network of exploration S&ER practitioners and industry groups.
Identifies potential strategic partnerships to improve S&ER performance and transparency.
Works with exploration teams in the field to implement practical programs that achieve compliance with regulations and Newmont S&ER standards.
Lead all aspects of land access agreements and activities, partner engagement planning, community investment initiatives, and environmental management for exploration programs to ensure timely social acceptance and land access.
Identifies S&ER risks for generative exploration projects, supports the development of appropriate controls, and raises issues to the broader S&ER team.
Provides guidance and training to exploration teams on how to conduct stakeholder engagement and other community relations activities.
Engages with Exploration Business Development to identify risks to potential acquisitions and works with Joint Venture partners to improve understanding of Newmont's expectations of S&ER performance during exploration.
Coordinates cross-functionally to bring S&ER perspective to new country entry, land access matters, and exploration strategy and work plans.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills & experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

The position requires a bachelor's degree in social science, community development, environmental science, or geology. Master's Degree preferred.


5 years experience working in developing countries.
Validated management and understanding of community relations.
10 years of varied experience in mining or other extractive industry, community development, land access, or environmental management.
Experience in environmental management, permitting approvals, land access agreements, and cultural heritage arrangements is highly desirable.

Skills and Abilities:

Broad understanding of socio-economic and political issues in developing and developed countries.
Analytical thinking: the ability to break down complex problems to find workable solutions.
Strong cultural knowledge and awareness; adjusting behavior and style to suit local requirements. Ability to assess and connect with remote or undeveloped communities as a company ambassador.
Diplomacy: engaging with potential adversaries on contentious issues while maintaining an ability to collaborate. Advocating for the company in a respectful way.
Forming networks and forums for sharing knowledge, experience, resources, and skills. Teaching and building social responsibility capacity in less mature locations.
Relationship building and influence skills; ability to work across lines of formal authority to get things done.
Spanish and/or French language proficiency is highly desirable.

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!

The primary location for this position is Denver, CO but qualified candidates who are willing to relocate to Denver are encouraged to apply.
Some travel is required to generative exploration environments where conditions will be primitive and harsh at times. This will include fly camps and dormitory accommodations.
Generative exploration sites may be in areas with malaria or other infectious diseases that will require preventive measures.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

The salary range offered for this role is $116,960 to 138,890. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience. The salary offer will not be based on a candidate's salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company's performance and their own individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits: Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance. All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont's sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont's values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont's workforce and the communities in which we work and live. As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company. In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Keywords: Newmont Inc., Denver , S&ER SENIOR MANAGER, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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