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Manager - Operational Support Hub (OSH) Projects


Perth, WA, AU (Australia)


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 The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Director – Operational Support Hubs, you will be responsible for developing and executing the long term standardisation strategy, including the day-to-day management, governance, and communications necessary to align fixed plant automation systems globally. This entails managing a large scale technical program that will execute agreed deliverables on schedule and on budget utilizing standard project management methodologies and tools.

In This Role You Will:
  • Support corporate project team/s with the design of fixed plant automation systems in all new plants to ensure they are designed, constructed and commissioned in accordance with relevant corporate global standards
  • Design and deliver an upgrade strategy to align fixed plant automation systems across Newmont’s existing operations and effectively manage the risks associated with obsolete equipment
  • Develop delivery team structure, roles and responsibilities, change management and communication plans necessary to execute the strategy
  • Establish, manage and coordinate the required cross-organizational project teams to successfully upgrade fixed plant automation systems across multiple operating sites in parallel
  • Develop operational readiness plans to support effective and seamless transition post upgrade
  • Implement and manage strategic global partnership agreements with selected fixed plant automation vendors and suppliers to maximise return on investment
  • Secure funding, manage project budgets, provide informed forecasts and work closely with appropriate resources to track actual and forecast future expenses
  • Develop a project management Knowledge Base through documentation of process and practices, lessons learned, content development and shared learnings across the various upgrades while building relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
Your Skills, Training & Experience Chcklist:
  • Extensive technical experience across Instrumentation, Process Control and Electrical disciplines
  • Strong understanding of Industrial Control Systems (DCS and PLC) with proven experience planning and executing upgrades of aging equipment in operating plants
  • Ten plus years’ experience in minerals processing facilities operating in multiple locations / countries.
  • Technical fluency; comfortable understanding and discussing technology concepts and experience understanding technical impacts on scope
  • Knowledge of Yokogawa CENTUM DCS, Rockwell and Schneider PLC’s, Citect SCADA advantageous but not essential
  • Proven ability to identify, assess and manage risk at a project, site and enterprise level
  • Best practice project management methodologies and techniques, and industry standard project management certification e.g. PMP, etc.


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.


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