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Sr. IT Project Specialist - Infrastructure

Date:  Feb 18, 2021

Denver, 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.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?

The Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of projects within the IT Portfolio. The role is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project teams to achieve a demonstrated level of performance and quality delivering defined outcomes and value to sponsors, partners, and users.

As a key member of the IT Portfolio, this individual partners with Newmont Investment Managers and Leaders to successfully manage one or many medium to large IT projects to conclusion. This individual will also provide mentorship to project members and partners throughout the project lifecycle, while ensuring a demonstrated ability of quality, communications, and overall project governance (scope, schedule, financials). The successful candidate will need to be highly collaborative, organized, critical thinking, and process driven.

Your role will consist of

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

  • We run one or multiple medium to large IT projects concurrently.
  • We are responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project team members to achieve a demonstrated level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide business value
  • We partner with the investment manager in the project lifecycle including business case and funding request development,
  • We are responsible to ensure that all work associated with 3rd party vendor contracts are delivered and quality checked
  • We are responsible for accuracy of project financial estimates, forecasts and ongoing spend management
  • We perform project schedule management activities including development, monitoring, updating and reporting.
  • We perform issue and risk management activities including development, monitoring and updating of the RAID log for the project, drive issue resolution and risk mitigation at all levels and advance as vital.
  • We support the development of project work you're doing and manage partner communications.
  • We perform project resource management including on-boarding and off-boarding resources.
  • We maintain and coordinate the Project SharePoint site and related Smartsheet information,
  • We lead activities and training for project team development and ensure project team meets project requirements, resolves issues, and demonstrates interpersonal resources where required
  • We ensure alignment to methodologies including stage gates.
  • We lead core project management processes (scope, cost, schedule, resource, communications, quality, risk and procurement) conforming to approved PMO practices.
  • We conduct and documents formal review at the completion of each stage
  • We prepare required weekly and monthly reports, briefings and summaries detailing project activities
  • We perform ad hoc project services as needed

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Functional core modules
Integrations with internal or external systems
Customizations or configurations
Experience with SAP Activate methodology or related SAP partner methodology and associated tools (SAP Solution Manager)
Experience with software development projects
Experience working with system integrators utilizing vendor proprietary methodologies
Non-SAP applications

Shown ability to deliver software or process projects. This could include implementations or changes to:
Commercial software
Custom software
Integrations with internal or external systems
Customizations or configurations
Experience with software development projects

Confirmed ability to deliver cyber security projects. This could include implementations or changes to:
Security specific solutions (software and hardware)
Procedures, documentation, or training
Architecture or overall posture
Experience with security audits or standards
Experience mapping

Demonstrable ability to delver projects affecting infrastructure components. THis could include implementations or changes to: Hardware such as networks, storage, or servers.
Datacenters, facilities or cloud based technologies
Desktop or mobile devices
Unified Communications or teamwork technologies

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

  • Primary work location is Denver, CO.
  • Work independently with minimal oversight
  • Occasional travel may be required which may include international destinations
  • Occasional extra hours may be required

The salary range offered for this role is $83,600 to 109,725. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver