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May 7, 2023

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  • Full Time
  • Ghana

Newmont Ghana

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

About This Role:

  • Responsible for the acquisition of services and administration of contracts, primarily for medium to high range spend and/or medium level risk. Support compliance of Newmont policies and procedures, contract and commercial conditions, and optimizes service times for the company and contractor areas.
  • Actively demonstrate the Newmont values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and Responsibility at all times.

In This Role You Will:

  • Support the continuous improvement and execution of Newmont’s purchasing strategy, policies and guidelines in regard to service categories and contracts.
  • Coordinate the service contracting yearly needs with the user areas, help identify and develop suppliers in the market to support commercial and operational needs.
  • Develop contract documentation, and provide input and suggestions to improve execution practices for activities related to the contract administration process.
  • Manage tender process, participate in the selection of service providers, develop contract documentation and support ongoing contract management as well as coordination of information to evaluate proposals with the user areas.
  • Provide consultative support, answer questions from contractor companies and/or users, and teach internal and external users about the contract policies and procedures.
  • Acquire services according to the operations requirements, obtaining the best total cost of ownership, term of execution and quality conditions.
  • Participate in training presentations and courses for users and contractors in order to communicate Newmont contracting policies and procedures.
  • Focus on service contracts and purchasing for categories including but not limited to; construction, engineering, maintenance and other service areas.
  • Know and comply with the current Mining Safety and Health regulations and Loss Prevention procedures of Newmont.
  • Demonstrate social awareness, commitment and compliance with Newmont’s Social Responsibility Policy, and always show socially responsible behavior with the Community and with the Company.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting, Building Technology, Civil Engineering, or any related field or equivalent experience.


Additional Knowledge:

  • Professional Membership, MGHIS, MRICS, or MCIPS will be an advantage.



  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of directly related procurement experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.


Technical Skills:

  • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Ellipse or equivalent enterprise-level packages is necessary.
  • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current and valid driver’s license


Behavioural Attributes:

  • Act professional and show respect.
  • Assertive and influential.
  • Customer focused.
  • High level of integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Reliable and independent.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Show initiative, be results-driven, and be proactive.
  • Strong attention to detail and deliver high levels of accuracy.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located at Akyem and Ahafo South mine.
  • Collaboration and interaction is expected across the regional supply chain organizations as well as across other service and operational areas of Newmont.
  • Position may be required to travel to and assist other domestic sites.

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!

The salary range offered for this role is $. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

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