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Director, Security Risk Governance


Greenwood Village, 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.

  • Do you enjoy working with a global company?
  • Are you team oriented and passionate about solving complex problems?
  • Do you thrive in roles requiring interaction with all functions across the business, including in diverse, global locations?

We are seeking a detail oriented, committed problem solver with strong communication skills who will lead all aspects of global security risk and governance by driving, coordinating, and supporting consistent risk identification, assessment and treatment across Newmont Goldcorp.

Essential Duties
  • To design, support regional implementation and review of Newmont Goldcorp’s global Security Threat and Risk Assessment
  • To support the regional design, implementation and review of the threat based Security Vulnerability Assessments and the relevant actions plans to address them
  • To design, implement and review security to drive global performance on the areas identified for improvement and risk reduction
  • To run global travel security risk program, support regional compliance and ensure effective communications
  • To design, manage, support global understanding and review Newmont Goldcorp’s response to threats from serious transnational criminal organizations including terrorism and kidnap for ransom
  • To lead the global approach to security audit and review to drive a culture of business continuous improvement.
  • To coordinate the design and approval of the global security standards and governance documents
  • Actively benchmark against industry peers on leading practice improvements in security governance


The above duties and responsibilities representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience
  • Relevant and substantial experience on complete risk management in large public or private sector organizations
  • Higher education in relevant risk management area or other associated but relevant field (2nd Level/Masters degree or equivalent)
  • Significant experience managing and influencing people through positive and effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence internally and externally for positive change
  • Experience leading and coordinating global travel security
Working Conditions
  • The position will sit either in the Greenwood Village, CO Corporate Office or our Vancouver, British Columbia regional office.
  • Position may require travel to, and assist, other domestic and international sites.
  • Working in our inclusive environment, telephone calls may take place before and/or after normal local business hours to accommodate other regions' work schedules.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver