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Business Planning Manager

Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Denver, 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 will you be responsible for?
This position will facilitate executive decision-making to improve the value and minimize risk across Newmont’s portfolio of operations and projects.
Provide financial modeling support and training to functions across Newmont.
Drive continuous improvement and best practices concerning economic evaluation techniques and processes.
Maintain and improve Newmont’s portfolio tools for capital prioritization and scenario cash flow modeling.
Support Newmont’s climate change and sustainability initiatives.
Support delivery of Newmont’s budget and forecast processes through high-quality analysis and reporting to enable executive decision-making.
Engage and collaborate with the global planning team, regional leadership, and other executives to deliver Planning’s business priorities.

Your role will consist of

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

  • Demonstrate and instill an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility, and sustainable development.
  • Facilitate executive decision-making to provide budget guidance to regions for cost control, investment priorities, and major project timing.
  • Support the delivery of insights & financial modeling that are key inputs to the early stages of the business plan (including Expectation Setting, support for portfolio capital prioritization efforts, etc.).
  • Facilitate modeling of portfolio plan scenarios that can achieve corporate operating and financial targets ranging from near-term cost, production, and cash flow metrics to long-term exploration and business sustainability goals.
  • Identify value accretive opportunities via ad-hoc analysis, demonstrate your influencing capabilities, and efficiently communicate your recommendations to senior leaders.
  • Efficiently analyze, summarize and communicate scenario results to enable executive decision-making.
  • Adapt economic evaluation standards and tools to align with the changing economic and business environment (with VA and other process owners).
  • Provide quality control reviews of investment evaluation models to maintain alignment with Newmont standards.
  • Provide financial modeling support and training to functions across Newmont.
  • Lead annual budget compilation and analysis of exploration, advanced projects, and capital spending; provide summary insights for executive leadership.
  • Support economic modeling related to Beyond the Mine sustainability reporting.
  • Lead financial and carbon emissions modeling related to TCFD climate change reporting and analysis, plus provide financial modeling and budgeting support for Energy and Decarbonization initiatives.
  • Provide operations and projects perspective to quarterly forecast and annual budget analysis to ensure plan quality and to identify cost management opportunities.
  • Provide modeling support to S&ER, Technical Services (for example Long Term Planning), and other corporate and regional teams as the need arises.

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

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!


  • Undergraduate degree required (Mining Engineering, Process Engineering, Metallurgy, Geology, or related field)
  • Acumen in financial modeling, accounting, business, and planning concepts and methodologies.
  • Preferred knowledge of mining operations and/or projects.


  • 7-9 years of business experience in the mining industry preferred.
  • Experience in project evaluation and financial modeling is required.
  • Preferred experience with mining operations and/or projects.
  • Must have strong analytical abilities and be able to interpret strategic and technical points of view to identify key variables and alternatives that impact investment decisions.
  • Systems experience (preferably BPC or other multi-dimensional systems).
  • Experience required in working with global teams and interacting with management.
  • Ability to influence and inspire change at multiple levels across the organization.
  • Strong analytic and synthesis skills; strong understanding of financial data and solid application of accounting principles.
  • Strong MS Excel skills, including complex financial modeling and other tool development.
  • Requires strong acumen in accounting, business, and planning concepts and methodologies.
  • Ability to communicate and present information required – translate, consolidate and summarize financial and data-driven information into presentations.
  • Experience with process improvement, and process-driven technology improvements.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Showed ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes.
  • Strong analytical capabilities with an understanding of investment evaluation, financial modeling, key value drivers, capital allocation, and business planning processes.
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to problem solve complex issues, with the ability to work in an integrated team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present financial information– translate financial and data-driven information into management presentations.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects and priorities and work effectively within a multi-national/ multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to make decisions, take initiative, identify issues, generate solutions and contribute to actions.

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

  • The position is located in the Denver corporate office, however, location flexibility will be considered (within the Americas time zones).
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.
  • Ability to accommodate meeting times outside typical business hours to provide global support and attend global calls. 

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 $110,160 - 136,080. 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: Denver