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BPC Solution Lead

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation

 

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.

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Purpose

The Solution Lead - BPC provides leadership and expert technical guidance in the process of defining, implementing and supporting the Business Planning and Consolidation solution and processes by leveraging the offshore business services model. The position plans and leads the analysis, estimation, solution design, quality reviews, and standards for the Newmont BPC solution. Its primary accountability is for the BPC production support in tight collaboration with Accounting, Planning and the regions including the delivery of solutions to the business and Transition to Run activities with the onshore and offshore service management teams.

Essential Duties

Oversee And Manage Application Solutions

  • Oversee the execution and work product of third party contractors.
  • Plan and manage equipment and service provider resources to implement, maintain or upgrade BPC within the parameters of security, data and programming logic integrity, administration and reporting policies.
  • Manage comprehensive system testing plans and communicate the impact of system changes to the solution governance and other key stakeholders.
  • Oversee all system deployments to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of IT or Process Technology resources.
  • Coordinate regular BPC maintenance and support activities with Service Provider and Business teams.
  • Establish an ongoing relationship with the software vendor to stay abreast of technology evolutions and software support issues.
  • Act as a primary contact for Priority 1 and 2 incidents and problems, including the review and approval of root cause analysis documents.
  • Participate in solution governance committee together with the business.

Solution Design, Solution Governance, Quality Reviews

  • Act as the BPC solution architect on enhancements and continuous improvement items for both Consolidation and Planning applications.
  • Protect the integrity and security of the system and data in accordance with the BPC governance committee.
  • Accountable for script logic changes. 
  • Document delivered solutions for transition to IT Operations support
  • Capture business requirements relative to BPC.
  • Supports change management, security and controls, and the provision of services and solutions necessary for business operations.
  • Devise solutions to solve complex problems considering system capacity, operational timing and desired results.
  • Ensures solutions adhere to Newmont standards relative to modifications, maintenance, updates, configurations and financial schedules.
  • Manage the BPC system landscape to establish consistency between Development, QA and Production.

Business Relationship Management, Strategy and Analysis

  • Effectively guide and maintain BPC IT strategy and roadmaps in partnership with  business units and suppliers.
  • Liaise with functions and regions to understand business processes and develop recommendations and action plans.
  • Analyze business and user needs and follows through the full development life cycle.

Managed Service Management

  • Coordinate the assignment of work items  based on available resources and hours.
  • Coordinate with the onshore Service Delivery Manager to plan and execute the delivery of enhancements and projects.
  • Provide feedback on team performance to the Business Services team and recommend corrective actions if necessary.
  • Educate support team on BPC applications and verify that the corresponding Application Information Documentation is up to date.
  • Engage with the service provider COE and the software vendor for topics requiring more specialized knowledge.

Project and financial management

  • Cooperate with the IT PMO to prepare funding requests for projects or larger enhancement requests.
  • Support project management capability on capital projects.
  • Responsible for solving highly technical and complex problems on multiple projects, and providing consultative support to internal staff.
  • Support the Technology Roadmap activities.
  • Participate in IT financial management activities including annual budgeting cycle, project estimating, capital approval process, project budget oversight and resource time tracking.

Training & Experience

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field.
  • Excellent SAP BPC functional knowledge with both Consolidation and Planning applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of integration points to SAP ERP and BW.
  • SAP or BPC Certification is a plus.
  • CPA or MBA studies or Post-graduate are preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of practical hands on experience as BPC Developer and Designer.
  • Strong process and solution integration experience.
  • Experience interacting with an outsourced support team.
  • Hands-on experience with BPC 10.1 on HANA.
  • Desired experience with SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Completion of at least one BPC on HANA implementation is desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a large organization that is internationally dispersed.
  • Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy industry experience is preferred.
  • Experienced in Business and IT organizational design, operating models, management practices, and metrics, IT service approaches, business case development, financial modeling and budgeting, large-scale program management, portfolio management, account management/ business relationship management, and governance.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving, including logical and structured decision making.
  • Facilitation and consulting skills.
  • Business writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong PC skills using MS office software.
  • Ability to work productively in a mixed onshore / offshore team.
  • Customer engagement and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure.
  • Ability to manage third-party vendors.
  • Ability to manage outsourced managed services resources
  • Project management experience desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located in the Denver corporate office.
  • Willingness to put in extra hours as projects and priorities dictate.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate global meeting times.
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.    

To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.


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