2018 Oct Jobs At Newmont Mining Corporation

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11 Oct, 2018

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont 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 our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

Job  Description

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Purpose

Plans, conducts, and leads studies and projects in the areas of improving practices, alternatives evaluation, design and engineering, procurement and contracts, and cost/scheduling. Responsible for the leadership of consultants and business teams to complete work within time and cost parameters and fit for purpose. Maintains Project Engineering and Project Management agreed standards, guidance, and procedures under the Investment System. Defines and maintains project engineering and project management best practices.

Essential Duties

Project Engineering and Project Management Services

Supports studies and projects, M&A activities, operations, and regional project teams.
Ensures adherence to NMC global and regional standards, processes, systems and procedures. Supports the development of project deliverables and improvement of the Investment System process
Supports the development, implementation and management of document and knowledge management. Supports and lead risk and opportunity workshops for studies and projects
Coordinates and ensures the application of value improvement practices (VIP’s) on studies and projects.
Supports development of project engineers, study managers and engineering managers between Projects and Corporate pool
Supports the updating the Project Management Guidebook and the development of “Fit for Purpose” design guidelines and supports the efforts to promote fit for purpose engineering.

Study Management (Pre-feasibility and Feasibility)

Establishes the study team, including organization, roles and responsibilities, and division of responsibilities (RACI Charts).
Drives and coordinates creation of business objectives and business cases based on the company business strategy.
Develops project options and business case evaluations employing the Newmont Investment System while incorporating cross-functional elements.
Works closely with functional leads from all areas of the company, including senior management.
Evaluates prospects using Newmont Investment Systems protocols and Best Practices.
Manages and ensures completion of all Newmont Investment System requirements for Stage deliverables, Gate peer reviews, application of opportunity and risk assessment practices, and use of Value Improving Practices.
Understands and manages with risk management and mitigation mindset.
Reviews, evaluates, approves, and manages contracts for work to be performed by consultants and outside contractors.
Manages budgets, study progress and performance, and change management.

Project Management

Establishes the project team, including organization, roles and responsibilities, and division of responsibilities (RACI Charts).
Monitors and reports safety and environment standards and directs mitigation strategies supporting a work environment that is protective of human health and the environment in accordance with Newmont standards.
Directs the execution planning, design, engineering, procurement, cost, scheduling and construction activities of a jwqcbusiness by coordinating efforts of various internal departments, project development teams and outside consulting resources.
Oversees development of proposals and cost estimates; estimates business needs including equipment, materials and personnel; schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications.
Reviews, evaluates and approves contracts for work to be performed by consultants and outside contractors; monitors budgets, approves plans and designs and resolves problems as they arise.

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Safety

Provide Safety Leadership to the project.
Assure all project control procedures are in place and are in compliance with corporate policy and standards.
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

Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

Bachelors’ degree in Engineering.

Additional Knowledge:

A proven track record in project execution and solid mine/process operation knowledge, and will have demonstrated a commitment to the successful implementation of an investment
Ability to think strategically; comfortable moving between strategic and tactical is a requirement of the role.
Ability to influence and drive change.
Ability to mentor, coach and direct workgroup by establishing stretch goals for development of staff and promotion of quality study and project management.
Ability to consult and provide superior customer service to be an effective service provider.

Experience:

Minimum 12 years’ experience in project engineering management in a mining environment.

Technical Skills:

Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Conflict management and influencing skills.
Ability to think strategically; comfortable moving between strategic and tactical is a requirement of the role.

Behavioural Attributes:

Reliable.
Independent.
Safety conscious.
Attention to Detail.
Accuracy.
Work Under Pressure.
Integrity.
Working Conditions

Position is located at Akyem with travel required to support related projects, project development business objectives as well as operations and closure support.
The position requires effective leadership and performance management in a dynamic multitasking environment.
The position requires excellent oral and written communications skills, in order to effectively convey process and workflow concepts, automation concepts, and expected results to both subordinates and management.
Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

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