General Manager, Eleonore Ref.:24883

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  • Post Date: July 4, 2022
Job Description

General Manager, Eleonore Ref.: 24883

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.



The General Manager, Eleonore reports directly to the Regional Senior Vice President (RSVP), North America Operations and serves as a formal member of the North America Leadership Team (NALT).

  • To strategically transform, effectively position, lead and direct the mine site in delivering a safe, profitable and sustainable business.
  • To develop and implement the mine site’s business strategy, plans and initiatives that are aligned with and support the realization of the Region’s overall business strategy, priorities and objectives.
  • To enable site Full Potential process and deliver enhanced results through continuous improvement.
  • To develop and maintain all the necessary contacts and relationships with local stakeholder and community groups at all levels to foster a smooth and expeditious business program.
  • To lead the mine site’s operations and projects safely and in full compliance with all reporting and advisory requirements to governmental and legislated authorities.


Health and Safety

  • Create and lead by example a culture of zero harm and minimal health exposures at the mine site by integrating Health and Safety into the site’s business strategy and individual performance plans to achieve improvements year-over-year.
  • Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of field time for leadership at the mine and coach team members on expectations set by Newmont.
  • Lead the mine site’s team to implement Fatality Risk Management (FRM) standards and processes along with Live Work Elimination as outlined in the NA Objectives Map.
  • Ensure the quality of pre-start meetings and critical control verifications.
  • Ensure quality of SPE investigations and application of lessons learned.
  • Reduce health exposures by implementing critical controls for key risks by developing and implementing exposure reduction plans.


Operational Excellence

  • Lead the successful delivery of the mine site’s business plans and actively drive performance to guarantee medium and long-term success.
  • Prepare, monitor and control the annual budget for the mine site so that expenditure is in line with the Region’s financial requirements and allocated funding.
  • Set and maintain a productivity (output-driven) and continuous process improvement culture by creating an environment for employees to challenge the status quo.
  • Drive rapid replication of value adding initiatives from other sites in Newmont while fully supporting and driving the Full Potential Program at site. Utilize company social network (Yammer) to share and identify best practices.
  • Drive year-over-year-improvement in cost management and other critical operational performance metrics.
  • Achieve the mine site’s annual production, earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), saving and improvement targets and objectives as defined by the annual North America Region Strategy Map.
  • Establish and ensure compliance with all Newmont policies and standards, as well as site-specific guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient communication between site functions as well as cross-region and globally as appropriate (sharing best practices).


  • Lead mine site to achieve profitable, sustainable growth through cost-effective projects and exploration.
  • Take overall accountability for the successful execution of the mine site’s growth objectives as defined by the annual North America Region Strategy Map.
  • Utilize Strategic Resource Development results to further drive growth through reduced unit costs and along with other strategic drivers.



  • Develop and lead an enabled, engaged, performance-driven and diverse mine site team that works collaboratively with each other to achieve the site’s business plans and objectives.
  • Lead the site team and functions to work effectively and efficiently within the Newmont Operating Model
  • Establish a climate and culture in which differences are valued, respected and leverage.
  • Responsible for the development, coaching and mentoring of key staff.
  • Responsible for clarifying site team roles and responsibilities, managing performance and taking corrective actions where necessary to enable people to reach their full potential.
  • Identify critical skills essential for the sustainability of operations, develop succession plans and enhance leadership bench strength.
  • Develop and implement site inclusion and diversity plans to achieve company targets.
  • Set an appropriate “tone at the top” that creates trust and acceptance of the Newmont values and direction throughout operations at the mine site.
  • Develop and drive a culture of integrity, ethics, compliance and speaking-up.


Sustainability and External Relations

  • Ensure the mine site complies with all regulations, company policies and procedures, including Newmont’s environmental compliance policy.
  • Build trust and relationships in the local community and serve as an effective company spokesperson.
  • Establish and maintain external relationships (JVs, suppliers, contractors etc) that support current and future business results.
  • Maintain relationships with local leaders and community decision-makers to maintain the site’s license to operate and to achieve sustainable value for the host communities.
  • Interact with Governmental/Regulatory/Agency officials regularly and where required.
  • Provide input into the local employment management strategy for the mine site.
  • Develop and guarantee implementation of the mine site closure strategy.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


Working Conditions

  • The position is located at the Eleonore Mine site ▪ Domestic and international travel required
  • Extended and unpredictable hours is the norm


Training & Experience:

Formal Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Must be Bilingual – English / French


  • At least 15 years’ experience in mining operations with 6 years of senior mine management experience with multi-functional, broad-based management responsibilities (preferably significant Underground Experience).
  • Experience delivering operational efficiencies and building consistency in operational performance.
  • Demonstrated success in team integration and fostering collaboration with multi- functional teams in a FIFO setting.
  • Experience with staff development and ability and willingness to coach and mentor employees
  • Exposure to large scale, cross-functional initiatives
  • A solid technical background is required

Additional Knowledge

  • Substantial knowledge of gold mining or broader hard rock mining with an extensive understanding of regulations, permitting, risk, and projects.
  • Substantial knowledge of health and safety, sustainability and productivity improvements in the mining industry.
  • Substantial knowledge in working constructively with First Nations groups.
  • Broad business knowledge and focus, ability to recognize issues, problems and capitalize on opportunities.

Personal Characteristics

  • A proven track record in delivering results against targets.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead change; strong communication skills
  • A role model for Newmont’s values of safety, integrity, sustainability, responsibility and inclusion.
  • High integrity, credibility and ethics.
  • Ability to build trust and inspiring others.


Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company’s Web site at no later than July 25th, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

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


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. Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request. 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.