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Regional Sourcing and Procurement Manager

Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Lima, LIM, PE

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves. Headquartered in Lima, Peru this is the home base for Regional Operations.  Our work culture embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.

We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunities and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont great company to work.

  • People: Our goal is to maximize the competitive advantage we realize through our people.
  • Health & Safety : Our goal is to achieve zero harm.
  • Operational Excellence: Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Growth: Our goal is to deliver profitable production gains.
  • Sustainability and External Relations: Our goal is to gain access to land, resources, approvals and capital



To develop, implement, continuously improve and execute Newmont’s procurement strategy, policies and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the entire supply chain and specifically for goods and service-oriented categories and contracts across the South America region the Lifecycle Procurement and Contract Management program while being the business process expert for the stage gate process. To lead the team in identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings and drive synergy in the overall regional supply chain. Owner of the regional strategic sourcing portfolio covering all critical goods and services required for sustainable to safe mining operation. Develop strong alignment with global category management and technical services organisation in order to drive the total cost of ownership. Acts as key sourcing and procurement advisor for the regional operations.

Actively demonstrate the Newmont values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and responsibility at all times.

Essential Duties

1 Customer Relationships

  • Develop the strategic relationship with all end user functions with regards to  sourcing, contracting and procurement
  • Facilitates the supplier risk management for regional core commodities and drive procurement process maturity in the region.

2. Global Category Management

  • Develop strategies and support the execution of Global Categories in the region.

Drive alignment and engagement with the Global

  • Category team , In order to drive value for the region.

Apply and manage LPCM methodology utilizing formalized tools and templates, rigorous document control and knowledge management, and a comprehensive matrix of formal engagement, alignment and governance meetings with various project stakeholders

3. Interface into Business Planning Technical Services .

Be the strategic interface between business planning, and technical services functions  to drove strategic value to their budget

4. People Management

  • Lead the team of contracts managers and contract administrators in  executing the strategy
  • Identifying and capturing new enterprise spend areas to add value and drive cost savings.
  • Have direct people management responsibility for all sourcing and procurement personnel in the region excluding the Local-Local team.
  • Champion knowledge sharing across team and ensuring SC team continues to develop and consistently implement best in class tools and techniques.
  • Practice appropriate leadership and management disciplines with indirect reports to achieve Business goals.
  • Support and contribute to team building events and team dynamics through personally displaying leadership and team attributes.

5. Regional Category Management

  • Own the Regional Sourcing and Procurement Portfolio.
  • Drive the execution of the categories within the portfolio.
  • Validate and record all savings and cost avoidance.
  • Drive alignment with transactional procurement to ensure consistent use of Newmont procurement standards.
  • Develop capability for end users regarding regional category management.
  • Accountable for the execution of Lifecycle procurement and contract management process.
  • Provide active leadership and support across the region to enable effective team performance

6. Sourcing and Procurement Strategy                

  • Develop and execute regional sourcing and procurement strategy for sites, regional operations, exploration in order to achieve successful execution of budget plans and investment via the procurement lifecycle.        
  • Develop, implement, continuously improve and execute Newmont’s procurement strategy, policies and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the entire supply chain and specifically for goods and service-oriented categories and contracts across the region.
  • Develop sourcing and procurement vision for the region in alignment with Corporate and Regional objectives and builds strong working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Enhance Newmont’s overall procurement capability through continuous improvement and development of the organization. 
  • Drive the delivery of supply chain deliverables in the supplier risk management process in all sourcing and procurement activities

Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Engineering or related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred with Supply Chain or Procurement related specialization
  • Membership of Professional body (CIPS; IACCM etc)                                      

Additional Knowledge:

Strong knowledge of SAP or equivalent enterprise level software packages is necessary


  • Between 10 to 15 years of directly related Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills necessary to obtain continued support from and influence internal clients including executives.
  • Strong negotiation, quantitative and presentation skills.
  • Must exhibit outstanding verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills, and deductive reasoning skills.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and communication skills (writing & verbal skills).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical experts, practitioners and vendors.
  • Ability to foresee market trends and stay ahead of the competition
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Visio, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Strong PC skills using MS office software                                                


Technical Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Ability to develop team and transfer knowledge.  
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Assessment and auditing skills.
  • Business continuity.
  • Consultation and facilitation skills.  
  • Decision making.
  • Education and training.
  • Entrepreneurial skills.
  • Keeping minutes.
  • Liaison and networking skills.  
  • Motivation.
  • Needs analysis.
  • Numeracy.
  • Presentation.
  • Relationship management.
  • Reporting.
  • Risk management.
  • Service management.
  • Supply Chain management.
  • Time management.
  • Sourcing and Procurement
  • Lifecycle Procurement and Contract Management Practitioner
  • Supplier Risk Management Process Practitioner

Working Conditions

  • Regular travel is required.
  • The incumbent is exposed to an environment with almost continuous exposure to health or accidents hazards.
  • The incumbent is exposed to an environment where the need for detailed or precise work is extreme.

The incumbent is exposed to extreme mental pressure and stress


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

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