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Manager Exploration Technical Development at Newmont

Manager Exploration Technical Development

Newmont Denver, CO Full Time
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Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ([ Link removed ] ) 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?
The Manager of Exploration Technical Development supports the effective technical development and career path planning of exploration and mine geologists across Newmont’s operations and projects. This incumbent ensures geology related training programs and career development initiatives are aligned with Newmont’s talent management vision and strategy. This person will work closely with Exploration Leadership to identify regional training needs to support employee development, and will regularly communicate development progress. The role will include a secondary purpose, acting as the Functional Compliance Coordinator supporting the Business Integrity and Compliance function. 

In this role you will

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

  • We will collaborate with Director Portfolio Optimization, Regional, and Site Leadership to identify regional training needs and build a Learning Path aligned with Newmont’s talent management vision and strategy.
  • We will coordinate a team of internal Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and external consultants to build and maintain online and in-person, synchronous and asynchronous instructor-led training modules. 
  • We will engage in ongoing curriculum evaluation and development for Newmont by sharing your experiences, insights, observations, and recommendations to Exploration leadership.
  • We will develop and maintain close relationships with strategic partner universities to influence the evolution of Earth Science and Mining curriculums that will better prepare students to enter Newmont’s workforce.
  • We will maintain a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) to support global management of online and in-person course learning materials, communication of curriculum, registration management, tracking of employee development, direct costs and training hours.
  • We will provide mentoring to technical staff across exploration teams.
  • On a routine basis, we will conduct 1:1 career conversations with staff to understand development needs and assist supervisors in creating quality Individual Development Plans.
  • We will collaborate with corporate and regional talent management teams to build and align development strategies, processes, technology and communications. 
  • We will collaborate closely with Human Resources and other functions to remain aligned to corporate initiatives
  • We will participate in annual succession planning and provide assistance to regions considering exchanging (rotational assignments) of key employees to other regions or sites.
  • We will act as the Business Integrity and Compliance (BI&C) coordinator for the Exploration function. Will customize BI&C content to support communication of Newmont values, objectives and expectations.
  • We will promote an integrity culture within Exploration.
  • We will maintain the functions Integrity Risk Register and will collaborate with other BI&C Advocates.

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!

  • Degree in Geology and/or Educational Design or a related field with 10+ years of broad validated experience in mining and exploration environments.
  • Experience with learning management systems, crafting curriculum and working in the virtual classroom is helpful.
  • Experience working with various cultures and English as a second language learners.
  • Experience working internationally, and in primitive mining exploration environments. 
  • Validated experience in leading technical staff and understanding and presenting management expectations.
  • Knowledge of the resource development life-cycle from grassroots exploration to reserve definition and production.
  • Broad and multi-disciplinary experience in a variety of geological environments with particular exposure to gold and base metals.
  • Knowledge of groundbreaking new geological concepts, ideas, and mineralization models.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Clear leadership in safety, health and S&ER.
  • Must be passionate about workplace learning and training development.
  • Bring your best, most open and conscientious self to each engagement.
  • Experience in change management, processes of change, and/or understanding how and why people change.
  • Aptitude for viewing multiple perspectives in order to see the big picture.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers on dynamic projects.
  • Ability to engage efficiently with partners across business functions.
  • Ability to communicate highly technical concepts to non-technical staff.
  • Ability to lead a budget and deliver on project timelines.
  • Ability to resolve roadblocks and make decisions that impact the delivery of solutions.
  • Focus on value creation.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English, additional languages French, Spanish, Dutch preferred.

Working Conditions

Where you will be located!

  • The position is located at the Corporate office in Denver but Vancouver, Miami, or Toronto are also possible locations.  
  • Travel will be required to sites in the US, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Suriname, Argentina, Africa, Australia and other international destinations, as business needs require.
  • Travel will also involve visiting mines, project sites, where conditions may be primitive and/or harsh at times (surface or underground environments, hot to extreme cold, desert or tropical rain forest to tundra conditions). 

The salary range offered for this role is $127,360 to 167,160. 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. This role also will be eligible for participation in a discretionary long-term incentive program, pursuant to which an employee may receive awards based on their level and 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; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; 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.


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