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  • Posted: Mar 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.Newmonts 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 Gha...
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    Senior Contracts Supervisor-Projects

    About This Role:

    • To execute Newmont’s services strategy, drive shared goals and objectives across the entire Supply Chain through established policies and guidelines.
    • Provide overall commercial management for major contracts.
    • Enhance Newmont’s overall procurement capability through continuous improvement and development of the organisation.
    • To support the team in identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings.
    • Actively demonstrate the Newmont values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and responsibility at all times.

    In This Role You Will:

    Health and Safety

    • Facilitate the supplier relationship management process for capital projects.

    Major Contracts Administration

    • Provide overall commercial management for major contracts e.g. the Subika Underground Project/Operations.
    • Provide oversight to the EPCM provider to ensure adherence to Newmont terms and conditions.
    • Support Project Commercial Director in the execution of all commercial deliverables associated with the projects.
    • Collaborate with Supply Chain operations in the business readiness process.


    • Execute Newmont’s services strategy, policies and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the entire Supply Chain:
      • procure services and administration of contracts, primarily for high spend and / or high risk or identified as critical to the operation.
    • Enhance Newmont’s overall procurement capability through continuous improvement and development of the organisation.
    • Ensure all procurement packages are delivered on time,quality and cost.
    • Deliver on all local procurement requirements.

    Team Leadership

    • Support the team in identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings.
    • Providing capability development necessary for the efficient delivery of the projects.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist :

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting or Engineering related field or equivalent experience.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of SAP, Ellipse or equivalent enterprise level software packages is necessary.
    • Knowledge of System Implementation methodology.
    • Knowledge of Maintenance Planning.
    • Supply Chain functional knowledge.
    • Knowledge of P2P transactional processes.
    • ERP/EAP System knowledge.
    • Knowledge of local customs and regulations.
    • Mining business acumen.
    • Life Cycle Procurement and Contract Management Practioner.
    • Supplier risk Management Process- Practitioner.


    • Between 7 to 10 years’ of directly related project procurement experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.
    • Mining experience preferred.

    Technical Skills:

    • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Assessment and auditing skills.
    • Administrative skills.
    • Advanced interpersonal skills.
    • Business analysis and development.
    • Business continuity and modelling.
    • Capacity planning.
    • Change and claims / incident management.
    • Coaching and mentoring.
    • Commercial management.
    • Conflict management.
    • Consultation, counselling and facilitation skills.
    • Contract drafting, growing and contract management.
    • Corporate Governance.
    • Entrepreneurial skills.
    • Financial analysis.
    • Leadership, motivation and negotiation skills.
    • Needs analysis.
    • Networking skills.
    • Numeracy.
    • Performance, portfolio and programme management.
    • Personnel administration.
    • Presentation.
    • Proposal writing.
    • Quality and risk management.
    • Relationship management.
    • Research and reporting.
    • Strategic and service management.
    • Supply Chain management.
    • Time management.
    • Working condition management.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Professional.
    • Respect.
    • Assertive.
    • Influential.
    • Customer focused.
    • Integrity.
    • Trust.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Safety Conscious.
    • Initiative.
    • Results Driven.
    • Pro-active.
    • Attention to Detail.
    • Accuracy.
    • Continuous Learning.
    • Work Under Pressure.

    Working Conditions:

    • The incumbent is exposed to an environment where the need for detailed or precise work is extreme.
    • The incumbent is exposed to extended hours of work.

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    Long Term Planning Engineer

    About This Role

    • To create the conceptual mine plan, design and costs of the Subika Underground operation.
    • To ensure the safe, efficient and optimal ore recovery, under the guidance of the Senior Long Term Planning Engineer.

    In This Role You Will:

    Mine Planning and Scheduling

    • Supervise the development of all mine operating plans which includes input from sub-department heads.
    • Work with the geological department to increase the mine reserves via the resource / reserve process.
    • Supervise the generation of mineable shapes for Sublevel Shrinkage (SLS) and open stope from the grade control model for issue to production planning, six months ahead of schedule commencement.
    • Generate a yearly forecast schedule every three (3) months and provide recommendations to achieve compliance to the budget.
    • Provide guidance to short-term planning / scheduling to ensure alignment to longer-term goals.
    • Develop the medium-term planning guidelines & procedures and ensure they are updated bi-annually.
    • Ensure the integrity of the Deswik master schedule and confirm that it is aligned with the latest approved mine designs and schedules.
    • Establish and maintain appropriate communications within the department and other departments by maintaining appropriate relationships.
    • Assist in planning the work required and deliver reserve calculations in an accurate and timely manner.

    Reporting and Compliance

    • Maintain awareness and compliance with Company policies and procedures, federal and state regulations as well as local regulatory agencies.
    • Ensure integrity of information and reporting standards.

    Strategic Planning and Budgeting

    • Contribute to cost control by participating in the annual budget preparation.
    • Create and deliver annual mine assumptions, mine physicals and costs regarding business planning for peer review by stakeholders.
    • Identify possible constraints, risks and opportunities and inform Management to assist with decision making.

    Continuous Improvement

    • Participate in the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement, sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction.

    Safety, Health and Environment 

    • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
    • Actively participate in all Newmont Ghana safety and environmental systems and initiatives.
    • Demonstrate personal commitment regarding safety and environmental practices.
    • Identify potential hazards and actions that should be appropriately taken.
    • Maintain a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
    • Raise, discuss and resolve safety issues at regular meetings.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Bachelors’ degree in Mining Engineering.


    • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in all underground engineering disciplines.
    • Prefer a minimum of 2 years’ experience in underground mining operational time such as blasting, drilling, haulage and service crew works.

    Technical Skills:

    • Proficient in the use of the design software (DESWIK).
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access).
    • 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).
    • Advanced planning, organising and prioritising skills.
    • Financial administration, analysis and reporting skills.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Takes initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Proactive.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Accuracy.
    • Integrity.

    Working Conditions

    • Combination of office and underground mining conditions.
    • Moist wet surfaces with section of continuous water fall.
    • Potential for extreme dust particles and high heat/humidity.
    • Noise exposure within the work environment which requires the use of earplugs or/and ear muffs.
    • Dark environment which requires personal attachment of lit head gear.
    • Underground conditions include steep decline with a section of uneven terrain.
    • Working with corrosive chemicals.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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