Head, Commercial Strategy & Analytics

Date:  Mar 28, 2024

Perth, AU Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6C 2X8 AU AU Denver, CO, US, 80237

Workplace Type: Hybrid - Remote/Onsite 

Newmont Australian operations are located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory with roles in operations, projects and exploration. Regional Support is provided from our offices based in Subiaco - close to public transport and with onsite parking facilities.  The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities. With operations on four continents, we are honoured to be named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the past five years and the only one listed in the S&P 500 index.

About this role

Key work of the role includes, supporting the development of the Commercial Strategy to align commercial efforts to business strategy, considering the macro-economic and political contexts, in particular inflation, sustainability commitments, and technological and mine modernization operational requirements.  

Developing performance metrics and methodologies and tools for the analysis and monitoring of efficiency and effectiveness across the commercial value chain and recommend and implement improvements to systems and processes. Supporting risk management identification and mitigation for the function; and establishing, prioritizing, and monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including financial indicators such as ROIC, working capital, total delivered cost, and others.

Your role will consist of

Risk & Assurance

•    Establish a comprehensive risk program tailored for commercial operations aligned with Risk Management reporting standards and processes.
•    Provide support to ensure compliance with standards and oversee management action plans.
•    Provide KYC and KYS capabilities to ensure commercial transactions are aligned to all regulatory requirements, Newmont standards and values.
•    Deliver analysis and metrics to monitor governance, compliance, and risk programs.
•    Provide ESG reporting requirements for commercial activities

Commercial Strategy, Market Analysis & Reporting

•    Support the development of strategic plans for the commercial discipline encompassing supply chain value chain, and marketing.
•    Provide insights from performance reporting, forecasting, and business plan development.
•    Conduct market and industry analysis, identifying market trends and highlighting opportunities and threats to Newmont objectives.
•    Support internal and external communication needs related to commercial activities.


Centre of Excellence & Business Improvement

•    Provide business improvement activities across the commercial team.
•    Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within commercial.
•    Develop and implement standards, operating procedures, and ways of working within commercial operations.
•    Collaborate with IT for systems projects and implementation to support commercial objectives.
•    Ensure the Business Process Owner role is appropriately leveraged and managed.



•    Role model behaviors and ways of working in line with Newmont Values and team processes.
•    Develop inclusive and cohesive teams working together to deliver safe, productive outcomes.
•    Provide clarity for team of their work, setting performance expectations and providing constructive feedback.
•    Ensure the work and roles are structured efficiently and meet org design standards and future work requirements.
•    Develop individual and team capabilities such as technical knowledge, and skills and active in succession planning. 
•    Manage cross functional teams to influence peers to drive change and support business units.

Technical Skills

•    Advanced proficiency in shaping strategies and programs for commercial functions such as supply chain, procurement, and sales & marketing 
•    Advanced proficiency in inbound and outbound logistic management and value drivers.
•    Advanced proficiency in managing and negotiating key commercial contracts – either supply / procurement or sales. 
•    Advanced proficiency monitoring socio-political and business trends that may have impact on the supply chain, sales and marketing activities and business profitability. 
•    Advanced proficiency in identifying business improvement and opportunity generation programs.
•    Advanced proficiency in risk identification and mitigation as well as governance and assurance oversight. 
•    Advanced Proficiency in data analysis, insight generation, reporting and forecasting.


•    Graduate Degree
•    MBA or relevant post-graduate degree
•    Contract Management
•    Project Management
•    Shared service models
•    Digitalized work management solutions
•    Supplier landscape
•    Customer & Markets
•    Logistics management

Other Considerations

•    Ability to travel domestic and internationally. 
•    Must be legally able to work in a designated country or qualify for a work visa where required.
•    Proficiency in English required; second language (Spanish, French, Dutch) would be desirable.


Qualified candidates in proximity to one of our regional Hubs are also encouraged to apply.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.


We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


More About Newmont

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