Sustainability & External Relations Superintendent

Date:  May 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.


The Benefits:
Working an 8:6 roster you can FIFO from Darwin, Alice Springs, Brisbane or Perth and reside in our fully equipped accommodation village.


On offer is an industry competitive remuneration package including annual performance incentives, gold level health insurance for employees and their families, FIFO allowance and employee benefits and development opportunities a global organisation can support. 


About The Role:
A collaborative and engaging leader you will support your dynamic team of professionals to implement initiatives and programs, and oversee systems relating to Sustainability and External Relations at our Newmont Tanami Operations. The position reports directly to the Sustainability & External Relations Manager and is responsible for a team of 2 to 7 direct and indirect reports plus a number of permanent and campaign based contractor/consultant professionals.


Accountabilities will include:

  • Mining Management Plan collation and commitments implementation and assurance;
  • Northern Territory and Commonwealth regulatory commitments;
  • Consolidated Mining Agreement Environmental Management and Project Approvals provisions;
  • Major project social and environmental evaluations and regulatory approvals;
  • Hazardous materials management;
  • Water management;
  • Waste management inclusive of tailings and run of mine waste;
  • Flora and fauna management; 
  • Cultural heritage approvals implementation and disturbance management;
  • Closure and reclamation; and
  • Internal education and awareness.


About You:
You will be tertiary qualified in a related discipline with significant practical experience, preferably in the resources industry.  A well organised leader capable of supervising and coaching others, you will also possess proven consultation, facilitation and interpersonal skills that will enable you to build rapport with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.  


Applications close on Sunday, 18 June 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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  • Lifecycle of a Mine:
  • Blog:
  • Annual sustainability report:


Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


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