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HR Talent Management Advisor - AHS

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( 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.

About this role

What you will be responsible for?

  • The HR Business Partner works at the intersection of business and human resources, partnering with designated business leaders to drive people initiatives that support business particularly in the areas of employee relations, leave management, talent management, policy creation and interpretation, employee engagement, organizational efficiency and change management. The HR Business Partner leads this work while ensuring alignment with broader regional and enterprise strategies and goals.
  • The HRBP – AHS Project is responsible defining and implementing the necessary actions that ensure the transition towards automated haulage system is achieved with the dual goal of (1) having no impact on production and (2) ensuring all impacted employees are fully engaged, consulted and case managed throughout the Project.
  • The role will be primarily responsible for leading the people management activities for the efficient introduction and transition of Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) in line with Newmont’s broader Values and ethical Standards.

Your role will consist of

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

  • We develop a detailed Human Resources Management Plan to ensure the proper systems, processes and communications are in place to drive the on-time delivery of the AHS project.
  • We act as primary change agent and leading/facilitating change management processes in partnership with Caterpillar or other major stakeholders. Liaise with broader team, including External Relations, and advise evolving communication strategies.
  • We act as the primary contact for segments of the site in regards to employee relations issues, complaints and investigations about AHS.
  • We provide consultation, coaching and expertise to assigned leaders on laws, regulations, policy and procedures and interpretation of the employee handbook.
  • We coordinate with relevant COEs including Technical Training to ensure processes and systems are based upon Newmont standards.
  • We conduct and facilitate training/information sessions for assigned clients on HR related topics including employee pathways in relation to training for AHS roles, redeployment, regional opportunities and redundancies, so that each individual can be case managed and in accordance with Project schedule.
  • We assess workforce planning to ensure the manning numbers remain aligned to the requirements of the operation as well as timely on-boarding of the Owner’s Project team.
  • We provide support and implementation of Newmont’s leave policies and programs including short and long-term disability, FMLA, bereavement and other leave types.
  • We support, advance and supervise progress toward corporate, regional and site diversity and inclusion goals.
  • We review and respond to unemployment claims for assigned clients.
  • We conduct exit interviews with exiting employees and performs trend analysis and provides recommendations on improvements to reduce turnover and improve employee morale.
  • We coordinate site events as it relates to AHS and participates in specials projects as assigned or requested.
  • We maintain employee paper and system files.
  • We perform other duties as assigned or required and acts as a backup for other HR roles on site.

**The above duties and accountabilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills & experience

Here is what we would need to see from you!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, business, or related field (or combination of education and experience – see below)
  • 3-5 years of previous HR Generalist or HR COE experience.
  • Knowledge of HR programs and systems
  • Knowledge of employment policies, practices and laws; ability to make decisions in the best interest of employees and the company
  • Process orientation/continuous improvement mentality

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to listen, mentor and influence others
  • Ability to build relationships, establish trust and be seen as a credible consultant
  • Adaptability and flexibility; ability to shift gears quickly and cover a wide variety of topics; expertise representing the HR function

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!

  • This role is located at the CC&V mine site, nominally 5 days on (8 hours / day), 2 days off or 4 days on (10 hours / day), 3 days off, with periods of time required in Denver office. Daily work hours need to be flexible to meet Project delivery, particularly as the HR Lead has to be available to meet impacted employee who will be performing shift work.
  • Regular travel to mine site; occasional travel to the corporate office

The salary range offered for this role is $77,440- 101,640. 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. 

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; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; 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 is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs