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Superintendente Seguridad - Sulfuros

Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Cajamarca City, CAJ, PE (Peru)


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corp. (www.newmont.com) 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 operations in South America are trough two different companies, Newmont Peru SRL and Minera Yanacocha SRL.

Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves.

Minera Yanacoca SRL start their operations in 1992 in Cajamarca City partnership with Buenaventura, is the largest gold mine in South America.

  • People: Our goal is to maximize the competitive advantage we realize through our people.
  • Health & Safety : Our goal is to achieve zero harm.
  • Operational Excellence: Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Growth: Our goal is to deliver profitable production gains.
  • Sustainability and External Relations: Our goal is to gain access to land, resources, approvals and capital.


The Security Operations Superintendent is responsible for supervising the protection of all employees and assets through the effective and efficient use of human resources, physical and electronic equipment. Effectively control or minimize any security and safety hazards typically associated with threats and risks related to mining precious metals in a complex socio-political and security environment. Act as Security Manager during the absence of the latter.

Essential Duties

  • Apply the best practices of industrial security to the protection of Company personnel, dependents, assets, operations, processes and product.
  • Conduct the Security/Community Out of the Fence program in Cajamarca.
  • Assess, deploy and control all Security staff in accordance with the Security threats and risks on the operation and projects in Cajamarca.
  • Conduct Security interventions according to approved plans.
  • Organize, maintain and supervise security for Yanacocha mine site and projects in the area, camps, and production facilities.  Ensure the optimum safety of all employees and equipment under his control.
  • Implement, monitor and supervise a management plan for effective and efficient security.
  • Supervise all security elements of critical production processes to include production, sampling, storage and shipment.
  • Ensure that the manpower and related resources are sufficient to implement the security management plan.
  • Ensure the control of entry and exit of people and materials.
  • Efficient use of physical and electronic security

Training & Experience

  • University degree, preferably in military or police science or industrial security. It is desirable that the person has undertaken formal training or higher education in security, working within conflict areas, negotiation and community conflict resolution. Minimum of 10 years in a police or military service. Significant experience in setting up contemporary security systems within challenging environments. Experience in the gold mining industry is desirable, if not essential.
  • Minimum of 10 years in positions of increasing responsibilities of supervision.
  • Should have experience managing third party Contracted Security providers.
  • Knowledge and experience in safety management.
  • Skills in investigation, interviews and consultations.
  • Extensive crisis management experience.
  • Intermediate skills in oral and written communication in English preferred.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Walk on high elevated, rough, uneven, inclined and wet terrain.
  • Wear personal protective equipment including hard hat, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, respirators, self-contained breathing apparatus, earplugs, gloves, protective equipment and gear or any other equipment to perform duties safely as required by the health and safety plan.


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.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.