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  • Posted: May 30, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
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    Regional Category Manager

    About The Job
    About This Role:

    • The Regional Category Manager is responsible for Managing from “end to end” the development and execution of sourcing strategies for specific assigned goods and/or services categories across the region.
    • This position will work closely with Asset Management, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Technical Services, Support Departments, Operations, Maintenance and Suppliers to provide consistent, efficient and effective processes and procedures and ultimately drive cost savings whilst also improving Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

    In This Role You Will:

    • Regional Category Management:
      • Leads the development and implementation of category procurement strategies for assigned categories regionally.
      • Coordinates with the technical services and project teams in the region and with suppliers to evaluate assigned categories commercially and technically for all projects in the region.
      • Responsible for awareness and adherence to local content law Agreements and existing local community relationships in region as they relate to sourcing and procurement activities.
      • Responsible for development of new contracts with suppliers and coordinating legal reviews; provides commercial recommendations/modifications for existing and developing contracts according to Corporate and Regional guidelines.
      • Maintains awareness of market trends, conditions and changing technologies to produce market intelligence reports to go out to the business.
      • Develops and tracks category performance metrics and customer satisfaction metrics,
      • Ensures that managed categories are in compliance with all Newmont policies and procedures (including Supply Chain Management, Ethics, Health and Safety, and Environmental and Sustainability.)
    • Sourcing and Procurement Strategy:
      • Ensures stage 1 – 5 stage gate process requirements and provides inputs and deliverables to get to operational readiness.
      • Makes the overall corporation more effective and efficient, through an understanding of local cultural norms, political and social issues.
      • Ensures the execution of single-site or multi-site strategic sourcing initiatives as per the category plan.
      • Provides strategic support including commercial negotiation, execution, implementation and administration for contracts relating to the assigned categories.
      • Supports the development and implementation of category procurement strategies for assigned categories for Newmont operations and projects.
    • Total Cost of Ownership:
      • Ultimately responsible for identification and support of realization tracking of cost savings and process/service improvement opportunities annually.
      • Provides technical assistance and project management to the projects and sites related to operational issues.
      • Develops and manages technical documents, business case documents, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models, should cost and price discipline models for assigned categories as required.
    • People Management:
      • Leads the team of Contract Administrators in executing the category strategy.
      • Identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings.
      • Have direct people management responsibility for the specific category.
      • Practices appropriate leadership and management disciplines with direct and indirect reports to achieve business goals.
      • Supports and contributes to team building events and team dynamics through personally displaying leadership and team attributes.
      • Demonstrates and coaches “team values” to all employees to foster a teaming culture.
    • Interface into Business Planning and Technical Services:
      • Manages relevant commodity, service and product information necessary to recommend regional and local supply chain solutions; may liaise with external third-party providers to provide business intelligence and build reports.
      • Develops, reviews, and analyzes data for management reports.
      • Support the collation and finalizing the commodity/services pricing for Business planning purposes.
    • Customer Relations:
      • Establishes relationships with internal and external customers as technical expert related to issues for assigned categories.
      • Identifies, develops and fosters strategic customer and supplier relationships.
      • Conducts internal customer requirement analysis to understand customers’ procurement needs and requirements.
      • Facilitating successful adoption of the Supplier Risk Management (SRiM) program with selected strategic vendors, including but not limited to tracking suppliers’ prequalification, onboarding, management plans, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) spend management, and any other metrics specific to the vendor performance.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting, Engineering, or related field or equivalent
    • Strong knowledge of SAP or equivalent enterprise level software packages is necessary.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Appreciable level of technical knowledge of taxation and accounting.
    • Working knowledge of SAP.


    • Ten (10) years of directly related strategic sourcing & portfolio management experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.
    • Highly effective interpersonal skills necessary to obtain continued support and influence internal clients including executives.
    • Strong negotiation, quantitative and presentation skills.
    • Must exhibit outstanding verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills, and deductive reasoning skills.
    • Demonstrated strong analytical and communication skills (writing & verbal skills).
    • Ability to work collaboratively with technical experts, practitioners, and vendors.
    • Ability to foresee market trends and stay ahead of the competition.
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Visio, PowerPoint, and Excel.
    • Strong PC skills using MS office software.

    Technical Skills:

    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent negotiation skills.
    • Ability to develop team and transfer knowledge.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Business continuity.
    • Entrepreneurial skills.
    • Liaison and networking skills.
    • Relationship management.
    • Reporting.
    • Risk management.
    • Service management.
    • Supply Chain management.
    • Time management.
    • Sourcing and Procurement
    • Lifecycle Procurement and Contract Management Practitioner
    • Supplier Risk Management Process Practitioner

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Professional.
    • Respectful.
    • Customer focused.
    • Trustworthy.
    • Confident.
    • Reliable and independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Results Driven.
    • Willing to learn continually.
    • Work well under pressure.

    Working Conditions:

    • Work normally requires minimal physical effort.
    • Travel to domestic and international locations and sites required.
    • Extended hours may be required for calls with international/regions/sites.

    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!

    Method of Application

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