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Manager Global Master Data Management

Date:  May 14, 2022

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?

  • Lead Data Governance activities within the Data Management Organization
  • Lead deployment projects and support technology that will contribute to data quality, integrity, accuracy and timeliness globally, across all systems
  • Partner with the Global Business Process Owners to achieve business objectives and goals
  • Engage with Supply Chain and Enterprise Asset Management (equipment) personnel in all regions and at all levels to ensure master data compliance with policies and business requirements
  • Ensure all business process improvements are supported by the master data and master data processes
  • Identify and articulate business ideas, suggestions and propose problem resolutions within functional areas of responsibility 

In this role you will

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

  • Act as Data Governance SME for the Materials/Assets master data domains to ensure consistency, uniformity, approval, and accuracy of data globally, across all systems
  • Assess and resolve all data quality issues for assigned data domain(s); collaborate with partners to recommend and implement appropriate business solutions
  • Implement proactive controls for data standards in SAP MDG, and supervise data quality
  • Sophisticated data querying, profiling, and ETL using multiple sources to support business requirements and major projects
  • Ensure the data decisions are consistently and clearly communicated throughout all impacted partners
  • Build designated reports to run weekly/bi-weekly/monthly that will support analytics, data quality dashboards, metrics, etc
  • Take ownership of all domain policies, procedures, processes, and forms documentation. Maintain, communicate and train as vital to ensure understanding and compliance
  • Perform root cause analysis of master data change requests to resolve potential issues. Work with the business function and GBPOs as appropriate to resolve any issues and improve process efficiencies
  • Develop and implement data quality measurement criteria
  • Act as Lead for IT projects related to Data Management and for the Data360 Govern data catalog.
  • Develop an intake process and roadmap for additional releases of the SAP MDG solution
  • Influence and guide business on decisions surrounding data
  • Run business process improvements that will promote greater data integrity and control
  • Lead all Data Management and Data Governance data clean-up and validation efforts within the domain and proactively take initiative to all business partners and team members to ensure the integrity and fit-for-purpose of master data, globally
  • Connect with manager on project ideas, progress, and decisions; raise to manager when support is needed
  • Ensure adherence to all SOX and Data Governance policies and procedures, and implement audit checks and annual validations.
  • Make recommendations for process improvements based on audit results to insure data integrity and adherence to all SOX and Data Governance policies & procedures

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 would need to see from you!

  • B.S. degree in related field or equivalent work experience required
  • Solid understanding of end to end business processes


  • SAP experience with Materials Master Data required, similar ERP experience considered
  • SQL and Tableau experience is important
  • SAP MDG experience strongly preferred
  • SAP MM implementation experience is a plus
  • 5+ years of Master Data governance experience preferred;.
  • 2+ years of project management experience preferred;
  • Experience in a multi-divisional global business
  • Strong PC skills using MS Office software; Proficient in Excel

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Problem solving abilities in sophisticated and ambiguous situations
  • High sense of urgency and follow through
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, Diligent
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Multilingual capabilities are a plus (English required, Spanish, French, and/or Dutch helpful)
  • Python programming skills are a plus

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!

  • The position can be located in any standard Newmont location, with preference for the Denver corporate office.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate global meeting times.
  • Willingness to put in extra hours based on projects and priorities.
  • Some travel to domestic and international sites may be required.

The salary range offered for this role is $98,400 to 129,150. 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