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Regional Senior Health & Safety, Director


Miami, FL, US (United States)


Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corp. (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 operations in South America are trough two different companies, Newmont Peru SRL and Minera Yanacocha SRL.

Newmont Peru SRL was founded in 1983 as an exploration mining company whose main objective is obtain new gold reserves.

Minera Yanacoca SRL start their operations in 1992 in Cajamarca City partnership with Buenaventura, is the largest gold mine in South America.

  • 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 lead the execution of health and safety programs, systems and assurance to manage existing and emerging risks across the South American portfolio


Essential Duties


  • Lead the development of the regional health and safety risk strategies, policy and practices focusing on exposure to fatality, illness and injury risks
  • Design the integration of existing and future health and safety tools eg FRM and Critical Learning (in partnership with HR, S&ER, Legal, OT & IT)
  • Provide strategic safety subject matter expertise on regional and global initiatives
  • Review end to end processes to identify innovation or technology efficiency opportunities
  • Implement effective regional governance processes for health and safety risk strategies, policy and practices

Functional leadership

  • Assume core member of the global HSS leadership team
  • Lead the regional HS function and provide technical mentoring, career mapping and talent management


  • Undertake comprehensive analysis of regional and site-based trends in health, safety and security risks to support performance improvement across the business
  • Integrate systems and processes (system design) based on analysis and learnings eg critical learnings into FRM

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Actively represent Newmont on regional technical industry bodies eg chamber of minerals and embassy office of security
  • Actively partner with internal stakeholders on improving operational support and external stakeholders eg OEMs to improve industry practices
Training & Experience
  • Tertiary qualification in science, engineering, health and or safety
  • Operational experience in mining, processing (and underground is desirable)
  • Experience in organizational risk management
  • Advanced communication and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to implement technical and behavioural health and safety programs across global operations
  • Experience catering for varied risks profiles across an organisation (underground/open-cut, projects/operations)
  • Experience directly and indirectly leading and inspiring a team of technical SMEs
  • Analytical capability to identify emerging safety risks
  • Experience in leading a diverse, multi-cultural team
  • Spanish Speaking desirable
Working Conditions


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: Miami