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Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Tanami, NT, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa.  Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio. A fully equipped camp is located 40km from the site offering leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.

The Opportunity:

Due to an internal promotion, we are current seeking an experience Underground Mining Manager, who will lead our operations and work towards implementing our Tanami Expansion 2 project shaft in 2025, and will deliver world leading technology and automation in the underground mine.

Reporting directly to the General Manager Operations, the Mining Manager is also a member of the site leadership team. The role is ideally suited to a leader who is passionate about creating a culture that celebrate success, drives innovation, who loves to multitask, who collaborates with others to problem solve, and who shows genuine care in providing a safe and respectful workplace for their whole team.

This is a full time permanent site based position, working FIFO a combination of 8/6/4/3 in order to meet business needs.

The Role:

As the Mining Manager at Tanami, you will be key in developing the strategic direction of the Mine Operations and ensure compliance requirements and site targets are met for safety, production, cost, external relations and environmental factors.


Leading through upholding Newmont's values, and effective communication, you will support a culture that can easily adapt to change, thrives with innovation and embraces technology, that supports the plan and values the safety and wellbeing of all who work to make our operation a success.


You will develop team members in their role through; projects, mentoring and by providing meaningful feedback that enables all to reach their potential.


The role is also responsible for the development, reporting, control and monitoring of the Life of Mine budget, ensuring it supports the business plan, as well as the end-to-end management of our business partners, who support the mine.

About You:

  • Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering;
  • Hold a current First Class Mine Mangers certificate;
  • Have significant experience in Underground operations;
  • Proven leadership skills obtained at superintendent level or above;
  • Current knowledge of mining technology and innovation;
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative team member;
  • Current drivers license;
  • Full covid vaccination; and
  • Aligned to Newmont’s vision and values.

Closing Date:

Please submit your formal application by 8 February 2023.

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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