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  • Full Time
  • Ghana

Newmont Corporation

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname. Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco. Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work. Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund. The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont 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 our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s 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.
  • Workload is primarily focused on service contracts and purchasing for like categories including but not limited to; construction, engineering, maintenance and other service areas.

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; is a participant in the development of value-added service for Supply Chain Management customers, cost savings, and other performance metrics.
  • 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 contractors/companies and/or users, and teach internal and external users about the contract policies and procedures.
  • Provide support 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.
  • 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, always showing a 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, Civil Engineering, Building Technology, Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.

Additional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Maintenance Planning.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) / Systems, Applications and Processes (SAP) / Employee Assistance Program (EAP) System Knowledge.
  • Lifecycle procurement and contract management.
  • Supplier Risk Management process.
  • Contract Lifecyle Management.
  • Knowledge of P2P Transactional Processes.
  • Knowledge of customs and regulations.
  • Good understanding and application of Total Cost of Ownership procurement model
  • Effective Negotiator.


  • 5-7 years of directly related procurement experience or equivalent combination of training and experience are necessary.
  • Mining experience preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Data Management skills.
  • Have a working knowledge of contracting practices, documentation, Supplier Risk Management Process and basic inventory management.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, knowledge of all Supply Chain functional areas.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess and demonstrate high ethical and professional standards in all dealings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Effective Leader
  • Professional.
  • Ethical.
  • Respect.
  • Assertive and influential.
  • Customer focused.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Confident.
  • Reliable.
  • Independent.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Results driven.
  • Self-Management.
  • Flexibility.
  • Accuracy.
  • Team player.
  • Willing to learn continually.
  • Work well under pressure

Working Conditions:

The Position is located at the Ahafo South mine site.

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