Cyber Security Portfolio Program Manager

Date:  Feb 7, 2024

AU Denver, CO, US, 80237

Workplace Type: Onsite 

Posting End Date: 6 March 2024 

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 will you be responsible for?
This role requires a combination of general knowledge in Cybersecurity practices as well as project/program management experience to successfully fulfill the job requirements involving management of numerous security-related projects which are varied and complex in nature. The program manager will be responsible for managing teams to carry out priorities set by the Cyber Security team.  This position also supports the IT Project Management Office (PMO) efforts to ensure Cyber project status and metrics are accurately reported to leadership.  

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:
Cyber Security Projects

  • Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects.
  • Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services.
  • Managing complex budgets, including planning and forecasting.
  • Assists in defining project scope and objectives.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.
  • Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

Business Development

  • Assists in preparing and tracking Cyber portfolio management, program, and project schedules and budgets.
  • Helps maintain key cross-enterprise relationships.
  • Drives innovation and creative solutions that deliver business results while meeting IT operational guidelines.
  • Collaborate with business to lead change and optimize the business model through automation and package solutions.
  • Prepares investment papers for funding requests; guiding them  through the value assurance process.

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

Your training, skills, & experience checklist

Here is what we need to see from you!

  • A Bachelor's or Associate's degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field.
  • CISSP or similar Cyber related certification is required.  ITIL certification is preferred.
  • 5-10 years' experience in information security and project management.


  • A strong working knowledge of current IT risks, security implementations, and computer operating and software programs.
  • Must have significant and extensive work experience as a project manager.
  • Budgeting and auditing experience strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with Cybersecurity concepts and issues.
  • The ability to interact with a wide range of professionals from different backgrounds and races.
  • Excellent written, verbal, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven knowledge of security, infrastructure, and/or operations practices.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Leads and motivates others through a collaborative style, bringing the right people together to drive strategies and solutions.
  • General understanding of Cyber tools and technologies such as but not limited Cisco and Palo Alto Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM solutions, McAfee and Microsoft EndPoint Protection, Windows Servers, Cisco routers and switches are highly desired.
  • Reliable technical, data and analytics skills.
  • Sharp, energetic, assertive, results-oriented, and able to shift gears when needed in a rapidly-evolving environment.
  • Ability to present ideas, collaborate effectively and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Creativity and flexibility in analytical skills to facilitate leveraging solutions for positive outcomes.
  • Excellent, clear and concise communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong business and technical acumen and strategic thinking to complement strong tactical execution skills.
  • Perspective, understanding, and sensitivity towards company business issues.

Working conditions & location

  • The position can be based out of the Melbourne office or Denver office.
  • No travel requirements currently apply for this role.  However, in the future this position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.  

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 USD $106,800 to 126,825. 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; 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.