Full Potential Lead

Date:  Sep 13, 2023

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (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 is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and 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 high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Full Potential Lead- CC&V

At Newmont we believe that diversity of thought is not just a buzzword; it's a cornerstone of innovation and success. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace where a wide range of unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas are not only valued but actively sought out. We are looking for an Inspirational Change Catalyst to help us build and nurture a culture of diverse thinking that drives our organization's growth and innovation.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

As the Full Potential Program Manager at CC&V, your role is pivotal in driving innovation, efficiency, and growth within our organization. You will be responsible for a range of exciting initiatives aimed at unlocking our full potential.

  • Initiate and Lead Transformational Initiatives: You will drive the identification, diagnosis, design, implementation, tracking, and closure of initiatives that add value to our business, enhance efficiency, and keep us competitive in the market.
  • Empower and Inspire: Provide training, mentoring, and support to our employees in business improvement and project management practices, empowering them to elevate their department and function's performance.

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day-to-day will look like:

  • Strategic Leadership: Initiate, coordinate, and lead various aspects of our Full Potential program, including Full Potential Refresh, TCO External Spend, OT&BI, Rapid Replication, and Productivity Tables.
  • Mentorship: Offer guidance and mentorship to initiative leads on utilizing project tracking and reporting tools effectively.
  • Support Business Planning: Collaborate on-site business planning processes to drive growth and efficiency.
  • Facilitate the improvement systems for site, inclusive of enabling front line identified improvement ideas as well as project managing top down strategic initiatives.
  • Spend time in the field with front line employees to actively listen and understand issues with systems and processes that prohibit their performance outcomes. 
  • Understand and identify bottleneck processes within the site value driver tree and prioritize strategic initiatives around those bottleneck processes which are needle movers for the overall business performance. 
  • Cost and Efficiency Insights: Provide valuable insights on cost and efficiency to the site management team, contributing to informed decision-making.

*Please note that the duties and responsibilities listed above represent the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily exhaustive.*

You Training, Skills & Experience

Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • Educational Background: Possess a bachelor's degree and/or an unwavering passion for collaborative teamwork, dedicated to igniting improvement and exploring innovative approaches to enhance our workflow. Demonstrate a flair for thinking beyond conventional boundaries and harnessing creative technology solutions to drive progress.
  • Project Management Acumen: Demonstrated understanding of project management and continuous improvement methodologies.
  •  Effective Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, with proven interpersonal skills to connect effectively with both business and technical colleagues.
  •  Mining Experience: 5-10 years of combined experience in a mining environment.
  •  Facilitation Skills: Proficiency in facilitating and coordinating meetings and workshops for small and large groups, with strong process facilitation and presentation abilities.
  •  Change Management: Experience in managing change, including partner management.
  •  Leadership Skills: Previous leadership (supervisory) experience and a proven ability to achieve results through others.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in preparing presentations and reports, with a strong command of the Microsoft Office suite.

Working Conditions & Location

Where you will be located!

  • You will be located at our Cripple Creek & Victor mine in beautiful Colorado. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment that values your contributions and promotes your professional growth.

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!

The salary range offered for this role is $134,240- 159,410. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.  

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. This role also will be eligible for participation in a discretionary long-term incentive program, pursuant to which an employee may receive awards based on their level and individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs