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HR Representative II - HRBP

Date:  May 13, 2022

Sipaliwini, SIP, SR (Suriname)

Newmont Suriname was established in 2004 as an entity of Newmont Mining Corporation and is headquartered in Paramaribo, Suriname. Located in South America, Suriname was originally settled as a Dutch colony, is very culturally diverse and enjoys a tropical climate. The Merian Project is located approximately 60 km south of Moengo in a largely undeveloped part of the country with the nearest permanent settlement, Langa Tabiki, approximately 17 km east from the Project site. Strong support from host communities and the government of Suriname strengthen Merian's ability to deliver safe, profitable production with significant upside potential and opportunity for employees, host communities and shareholders.



To provide operational support for the Human Resource function and department leaders.  Provide HR support to employees to resolve full range of issues or questions in the area of: 
Benefits, Compensation
HRIS Reports or software questions
Expatriate Affairs
Leave Management 
End-to End issue resolution for employees
Support HR team with HR programs 
HR Report generation and development of HR communication presentations 

Essential Duties

  • Provide detailed support to all functional areas within the HR function
  • Support implementation of new HR programs or initiatives 
  • Handle employee problem resolution from end-to-end with limited supervision
  • Partner with department supervisors and HR Business Partners to research and ensure employee information and key documents are in order and correct in all systems 
  • Initiate the compliance reports and key reporting requirements to ensure HR compliance with regulations 
  • Support department with event planning, scheduling, coordination of supplies/documents/books or presentations
  • Pre-screen and initial sourcing for Recruitment 
  • Schedule and coordinate Talent calibration session 
  • Participate in the development of benefit orientation and open enrollment events
  • Provide key reports/documents/calibrations for annual Compensation Focal Reviews and provide support for job evaluations
  • Develop advanced HRIS reports to meet stakeholder needs
  • Research and resolve system data integrity problems 
  • Conduct employee investigation/labor grievance session under the direction of HR leadership 
  • Monitoring and tracking of the HR budget and expenditures to ensure compliance with the HR budget through ensuring items are expended correctly and properly account for.

Training & Experience

  • High School, Secondary School (MULO/HAVO/VWO/LBO), Plus Bachelor/University Degree in Human Resource.
  • Knowledge of Suriname Employment and Labor Law Regulations 
  • Solid knowledge in the area of HR compliance 
  • Suriname Driver’s License (BE)
  • Minimum 4 years of HR/business experience in a large heavy industry organization 
  • Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy industry environment experience is preferred. 
  • Requires all of the skills and abilities outlined in the HR Operational Representative II  
  • Professional bi-lingual, with demonstrated ability to read write and converse in both Dutch and English at an exceptional level 
  • Expert level of interpersonal skills and professionalism when interacting with others 
  • Expert technical knowledge and skill with Microsoft Suite Software, PowerPoint, Word and Excel applications specifically
  • Expert level of HRIS system report writing and ability to complete all HR transactions within current HRIS system
  • Expert level of aptitude with interpreting information to perform quantitative and qualitative analyses of information with a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrated advanced ability to research and resolve problems while coordinating communication among all stakeholders with minimal supervision or oversight.

Working Conditions

  • Works at operations and project mine sites of Newmont Suriname on a schedule of 14 days of work at 10 hours per day at a camp followed by 7 days of rest including transportation.
  • Works in remote locations with regular boat travel to communities in and around the sites.
  • Wears personal protective equipment including steel-toed boots, long sleeved shirts, or any other equipment to perform duties safely as required by the Health & Safety Plan.

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.

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