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Change Enablement Specialist

Date:  Dec 26, 2020

Englewood, 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

The Change Enablement Specialist will be responsible for developing change enablement, communications, training and sustainment solutions for the Operational Technology & Business Improvement program portfolio. They will be accountable for adoption of strategic programs within the organization through a carefully crafted fit-for-purpose change action plan following OT&BIs validated change enablement framework. Change Enablement is critical to achieving program results and driving positive operational impact, proactive partner engagement and clear priorities while ensuring a sensitivity to “change saturation”. The Change Enablement specialist will be responsible to develop materials for all levels from Executive leadership to the front line throughout the organization.


This role is responsible for owning the development and deployment of change enablement, communications, and training programs supporting adoption of strategic programs within the organization utilizing OT&BIs confirmed change enablement framework.

The role will develop and coordinate communication activities, materials and messaging relating to various OT&BI Strategic Programs assigned to them (PowerPoint deck, visual identity, editorial calendar, yammer posts, prospector usage, mailbox and email templates, etc.).

The role is required to engage optimally with a wide range of partners within Newmont – most frequently with Business Improvement, Operational Technology and Innovation Program team members, and subject matter experts to understand and articulate success stories critical to the broader business.

Lead change readiness planning of site and regional Strategic program implementation, monitoring, and reporting on the program adoption (governance structure, partner mapping, adoption and training plans, surveys, etc.).

Build and maintain knowledge sharing platforms and execute activities to champion teamwork across regions, sites, and functions (i.e. prospector, yammer, community of practice, etc.).

Work closely with operations, regional, and global teams to strengthen organizational capabilities and proficiencies related to the Strategic Programs that the role supports.

Identify the need and run contractor support for translations, interpretations, visuals, writing/editing, video editing, etc. specifically to the OT&BI Strategic Programs that the role supports

Your role will consist of

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

We are accountable to develop and deploy fit-for-purpose communications plan to support successful awareness and collaboration of OT&BI strategic programs inclusive of core PowerPoint deck, fact sheets, visual identity, editorial calendar, yammer posts, prospector page, mailbox and email templates, translations, etc. 30%

We are accountable to develop and deploy fit-for-purpose change adoption, training and sustainment plans to support smooth organizational change and adoption of OT&BI strategic programs inclusive of governance model, partner mapping, implementation readiness planning, establishment of Communities of Practices, training programs, and appropriate risk identification 30%

We develop overall OT&BI portfolio strategic partner communication plan and deployment to ensure understanding of OT&BI programs and the value across the organization (i.e. partner assessment, editorial calendar, communication of value of programs and success stories, etc.). 20%

We identify adequate resourcing to support Strategic Programs Change Enablement efforts for translations, visuals, writing/editing, video editing, etc. and responsible for contractor results 15%

We ensure communication plan for Strategic Programs align with and meets the needs of OT&BI overall, and support development of relevant messaging relating to the Strategic Program Communities of Practice, Prospector and Yammer groups. 5%

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!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field
  • At least 7 years validated experience in communications, organizational change, and training
  • Experience with organizational change programs and basic project management experience.
  • Experience with organizational change programs and basic project management experience.
  • At least 3 years in a role(s) that required leading personnel (direct or indirect), strong teamwork, and organizational change
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, SharePoint, O365, Yammer
  • Knowledge of Newmont business practices, communication guidelines, mining operations, business administration practices, and certification for an organizational change methodology is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical specialists, practitioners and vendors across the globe
  • Adept at the use of impact and influence skills to achieve business results
  • An ability to diagnose and foresee problems and opportunities based on limited information and time, advance the with a track record of sound professional judgment.
  • Confirmed critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to take technical information and develop material for all levels of the company, with the support of the Project Manager Ability to demonstrate organizational change, communication, and training resources to support objectives.
  • The capacity to develop and maintain effective relationships at various levels within the global business.
  • The consistent record to handle third party vendors, service providers, and consultants effectively.
  • The ability to work flexibly to meet the frequent out of normal office hours requirements as part of a global organization.


Working Conditions and Location

Where you will be located!

  • The position is located in the Denver, Colorado, US
  • The position may require national and international travel to assist Newmont’s global operations.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate global meeting times
  • Willingness to put in extra hours as projects and priorities teach

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