Manager, Human Resources

Date:  Sep 5, 2023

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources – North America, the Manager, Human Resources is a senior level business partner to the General Manager and site leadership team and is responsible for leadership and execution of site HR programs and activities in alignment with the global HR strategy.

Essential Duties

  • Work closely with the site leadership team to develop, manage and implement site HR programs, processes and policies to support the achievement of site business objectives
  • Work with leaders to anticipate future human capital requirements based on business, industry and market conditions; develop longer-term strategies for workforce management
  • Lead site labour relations strategy and effectively manage relationship with local union; administer and interpret collective bargaining agreement and manage re-negotiations of collective bargaining agreement 
  • Provide pro-active guidance and coaching to employees and leaders in the areas of performance management, policy interpretation and implementation, and human rights and employment legislation
  • Manage employee relations, including counselling line management and employees to achieve resolutions; oversee HR investigations and resolution of HR-related ethics complaints
  • Lead site Technical Training function ensuring the effective delivery of training, assessment, progression and record keeping to improve overall operational skill level and performance and maintain compliance with legislative requirements
  • Implement talent management programs at site, such as performance management, talent assessment, employee development, succession planning and graduate development
  • Support global HR projects and strategic initiatives to enable performance and engagement within the organization
  • Partner with Regional HR team on strategic talent management objectives to attract, retain and engage critical talent 
  • Contribute to the development of the regional Inclusion & Diversity strategy and act as a change leader and coach for site Inclusion & Diversity goals
  • Lead site workforce planning, aligned with business planning cycle and according to business goals
  • Manage the collection and analysis of key data for global reporting initiatives and to support HR decision-making
  • Provide leadership to direct reports and foster an environment of development encouraging growth of team members 
  • Manage site HR budget, continuously identifying opportunities for improvement and optimization
  • Consult with the Regional HR team and leverage the centralized resources within Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition and HR Service Delivery to deliver site HR solutions that solve problems, improve existing processes and drive organizational culture 

Training & Experience

  • 10+ years’ managerial experience successfully planning, leading and implementing innovative HR programs and practices
  • Relevant experience in large multinational public companies with high complexity and scale manufacturing or extractive industry sites is desired (mining, automotive, oil and gas, cement, etc.)
  • Union relations and union collective agreement negotiation experience would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with adaptability to work with all areas of the business
  • Ability to manage multiple and often competing priorities and objectives
  • Experience coaching employees and management through complex issues 
  • Strong communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven leadership capabilities especially in the areas of strategic thinking, collaborating, influencing and driving results 
  • Continuously adapts to changes and effectively navigates through ambiguity
  • Ability to operate in a highly matrix and dynamic organization
  • High ethical standards
  • Adaptable to different cultures and working styles with a focus on fostering an inclusive work environment

Working Conditions

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!

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 or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries.  If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements.  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 requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.