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SENIOR PARALEGAL

Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Location: 

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

  • Provides paralegal support of transactional matters, general corporate matters, subsidiary management and governance, board administration and public company compliance.

Your role will consist of

  • Support in connection with corporate transactions, including mergers, amalgamations, dissolutions, dividend distributions, share subscriptions and related matters 
  • Manage due diligence requests, document collection and tracking, and preparation of closing binders as requested
  • Coordinate collection of signatures and finalization of execution versions of documents
  • Support of subsidiary corporate governance and entity management, including subsidiary-level transactions, entity rationalization project, and subsidiary documentation, including corporate document production, signature collection, and electronic storage. Assist with Gems database data entry and document uploads
  • Preparation of various corporate governance documents, including organizational and formation documents, corporate resolutions, officer’s certificates, incumbency certificates, minutes, powers of attorney and any other legal documents
  • Coordination of corporate filings for numerous subsidiaries in various jurisdiction, and related maintenance of corporate records and legal files
  • Assist with the preparation and posting of Board meeting materials in Diligent and support of Corporate Secretary Group in connection with Board and Committee meetings
  • Assist with preparation of annual shareholder meeting preparation and other meeting coordination
  • Assist with response to shareholders, transfer agent and other legal inquiries
  • Respond to requests for information and perform legal research 
  • Effectively support and assist attorneys, peers and clients; time-permitting, cross-train to learn and assist/cover for other paralegals as needed

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.  This position is expected to effectively support and assist attorneys, peers, and clients; and manage other projects as assigned.

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Knowledge: 

  • Position requires strong paralegal experience with heavy emphasis in the corporate transactions and governance areas.  
  • Both domestic and international subsidiary transaction and management experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Directly-related experience and/or Paralegal Certification may be substituted for degree.

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 5-10 years or more corporate paralegal experience.  

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Registered Notary in Colorado.
  • Strong computer skills, with proficiency with Word, Excel and Power Point is required.
  • Experience using board portals (such as Diligent), entity management databases (such as GEMS), legal data room platforms and document management and records platforms is preferred. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively in independent settings. Excellent multi-tasking ability. Detail oriented with excellent analytical, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve or escalate issues in a timely manner and manage multiple projects. Willingness to provide assistance and support to other paralegals and members of the legal department.
  • Team player with ability to collaborate and work well with others in a high-volume, fast-paced working environment. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of business partners, including peers, outside attorneys, senior management, etc.

Working conditions and location

  • The position is based in the Denver corporate office; a mixture of in-office and at-home work is anticipated consistent with the company’s hybrid work model.
  • Minimal travel may be required. 

The salary range offered for this role is $100,000 - 120,000. 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