31 Oct 2020

Contracts Manager at Newmont Mining Corporation

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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.

Our Core Values:

Are you an individual who can actively demonstrate the Newmont values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility at all times?

Purpose:
  • To develop, implement, continuously improve and execute Newmont’s procurement strategy, policies and guidelines in support of regional Capital Projects.
  • To develop procurement vision for Capital Projects in alignment with Corporate and Regional objectives and build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • To lead the team in adding value and driving cost savings in regional Capital Projects.
Essential Duties:
  • Execute Newmont’s purchasing strategy, policies and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the entire Supply Chain in regard to minor and major capital project procurement.
  • Understand and support the Newmont Stage Gate process through turnover to Operations.
  • Develop Commercial strategies for Capital Projects;Participate in Project planning sessions;
  • Develop and maintain Equipment, Goods & Services (EGSI) documents for all applicable Newmont functions.
  • Develop Commercial Project Study Plans, Project Execution Plans and Stage Gate Reports.
  • Work closely with the Project team to develop the Business Readiness Plans
  • Coordinate Supply Chain, Inventory Control and Warehouse Project requirements.
  • Review and approve all major contractor procurement policies and procedures.
  • Assist in development of Scopes of Work for major contracts and procurements.
  • Tender, negotiate, execute and manage large EPCM contracts.
  • Perform contract management activities;
    • Administer major contracts and purchase orders
    • Oversee Materials and Equipment management activities to include warehousing, managing or overseeing equipment laydown areas, ordering, receiving, staging and issuing of materials.
    • Hold weekly procurement meetings with major contractors.
    • Oversee expediting support as needed for equipment and materials.
    • Ensure adherence to contract terms and conditions.
    • Manage incentive programs for major contractors.
    • Manage invoice reviews.
    • Claims management.
    • Logistics management in support of the project.
  • Manage cataloguing and turnover of all equipment as Project completion.
  • Develop Business Readiness Plans and Strategies.
  • Manage Project spares procurement
  • Workload is primarily focused on projects purchasing from start to finish. Including the upfront planning, understanding lead times and operational integration through the implementation and finalisation of the contract and supplier performance.
  • Provide support to Regional Project Managers, for the annual planning of resources to ensure an optimum supply of materials and services for projects according to LOM and construction programs.
  • People Management
    • Lead the team of contract administrators and Buyers in executing the strategy.
    • Drive cost savings in procurement.
    • Have direct people management responsibility for some Contract Administrators and Buyers.
    • Support and contribute to team dynamics through personally displaying leadership and team attributes.
    • Facilitate the supplier risk management for regional core commodities and drive procurement process maturity in the region.
Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Engineering or related field.
  • Mining experience preferred.

 

Additional Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of SAP or equivalent enterprise level software packages is preferred.

 

Experience: 

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of directly related procurement experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.
  • Prior experience in procurement on Capital Projects desirable.

 

Technical Skills:

  • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Strong negotiation, quantitative skills.
  • Ability to develop team and transfer knowledge.
  • Analytical, problem-solving skills and reporting.
  • Relationship management.
  • Risk, Service and Supply Chain management.
  • Time management.
  • Sourcing and procurement.

 

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Professional.
  • Respectful.
  • Assertive and influential.
  • Customer focused.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Confident.
  • Reliable and independent.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Results Driven.
  • Accurate.
  • Willing to learn continually.
  • Work well under pressure.
Working Conditions
  • Collaboration and interaction is expected across the Regional Capital Projects Group, as well as across other service and operational areas of Newmont.
  • The position is located in the Regional Projects Office (Ahafo, Ghana).
  • Some travel may be required.

 




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Closing Date : 28 Nov, 2020




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