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Flights and Site Access Administrator

Date:  Jan 3, 2021

Tanami, NT, AU (Australia)

Our Tanami Operations, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, are on Aboriginal freehold land, in the NT’s remote Tanami Desert. A fully equipped 1200-bed village, 40km from the mine, offers modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO direct from Perth, Darwin and Alice Springs.


We are seeking to increase the diversity within our Mining Team to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

The Role

Reporting to the Facilities & Administration Superintendent, the Admin Assistant – Flights & Site Access will provide administrative services and related support to the Tanami Operation with a key focus on the daily management of Newmont’s Site Access & Flights processes by ensuring they are operationally productive and meeting the needs of our site.

The role is based in Tanami and offers an 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate the administration functions in all relevant software systems
  • Identifying problems with submissions and assist with resolution.
  • Influencing both internal and external partners to ensure streamline Site Access processes are practiced and adhered to.
  • Responsible for directing accurate information to the Senior Administrator/ Superintendent Facilities & Administration to ensure accurate allocation of flights and accommodation for all new employees, short term workers, shutdown workers and visitors, plus directing relevant workflow.
  • Ensure work completed and processes are in line with site access and flight policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the management of expenses, accommodation, travel bookings/amendments in a timely manner.

The Person

  • Experience using SAP, Inflight and data management systems
  • Experience in a similar flight administrative/secretarial role.
  • Mining or heavy industry experience desirable
  • Proficient and accurate typing/keyboard skills.
  • Advanced skills in a wide range of computer programs, in particular Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Visio Professional, and Outlook.

Our Culture

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer that operates globally to a common set of safety, environmental and community relation standards that define expected performance for our operating sites. Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring our performance against those global standards is an integral part of our current business practice and our long term goals. Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential.


Our Values

Newmont Mining encourages workplace diversity. Females and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment with the Traditional Owners we also encourage applications from candidates 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.


The Rewards
Our employees enjoy a generous salary package including free private health insurance and an annual bonus scheme. Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer.

To apply for this role click on the Apply now link or go to www.newmont.com click on Careers then select the Asia Pacific region.