Develop, hire, and lead the team responsible for S&ER, Operations, Business and HR in new Major projects. Ensure all project activities are conducted within a Newmont H&S, S&ER, and Business culture and meet local regulatory requirements.
Support ongoing site activities from a Business and HR perspective so that project goals such as completing drilling programs are accomplished as planned.
Successfully execute interim infrastructure or other programs necessary for project advancement and ensure the Stage Gate scope of work for S&ER, Business, HR and Operations is complete and also supports the future operability of the project.
Facilitate the appropriate participation in, support for and ownership of the project by the Regional Business Unit to ensure the future success of the project.
Maintain positive community and government relations through open, honest and transparent interactions based on a good mutual understanding of Newmont’s and project stakeholder’s interests.
Develop and implement strategies to ensure long term land tenure. Retain and develop an operations team who are available and ready for operations.
Provide leadership on overall project strategies as part of the project management team and provide continuity as the project progresses through Stage Gate, construction and operations.
Become familiar with and strictly adhere to Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards. Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices.
The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Position is located at Ahafo and Ahafo North Sites
The work will be in a field project office that has the usual problem of expanding staff and limited resources.
Position will be required to travel to other locations and project offices in Ghana and also visit construction and mining sites and must be fit enough to traverse rough ground, climb ladders, and walk for 15 minutes without tiring.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of an engineering degree in a mining related discipline or business degree
15 years of experience in a mining environment with 10 year of senior mine management experience with multi-functional, broad based management responsibilities. International experience would be an asset.
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to think strategically; comfortable moving between strategic and tactical requirements of the role.
Ability to manage projects and team leadership skills required.
Proven ability to understand and be able to synthesize cross functional information from functions including geology, metallurgy/process, mine engineering, geostatistical modeling, operations, projects, information technology, tax, treasury, financials, environmental, social, political, land, legal, human resources, supply chain, security, and overall project management
Strong oral and written communication skills appropriate for consultation and impact to all levels of management. The ability to present ideas clearly, facilitate discussions and reaches agreement or consensus on difficult issues.
Broad business knowledge and focus, ability to recognize issues, problems and capitalize on opportunities.
Ability to influence and drive change in the organization.
Ability to mentor, coach and direct workgroup by establishing stretch goals for development of staff and promotion of business growth within the region
Ability to consult, listen, and provide superior input to the stage gate process
Maturity to ensure coordination/collaboration at all levels and across all functions in the organization.
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