Contractor - Global Mobility Specialist

 

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) 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.

Purpose

Serves as point of contact for employee inquiries for assistance /information beyond routine level of complexity. Escalation source for all employee issues that cannot be resolved upon initial contact. Work requires a thorough understanding of business disciplines and the application of well-defined HR knowledge, techniques and procedures. This individual typically acts in several areas of Human Resources. Customer service to the expatriate population around the globe, interfacing with Site Human Resources and Site Operations Management in accordance with the International Assignment Guidelines.

Essential Duties

CONSULTING (60% of time)

  • Provides day-to-day solutions, counsel, and accurate and timely HR information to stakeholders and employees. 
  • Anticipates and serves as a point of contact on expatriate management related matters.
  • Manages the full cycle expatriate assignment process to include cultural/assignment assessments, assignment orientations, relocations, administration of assignment benefits and compensation, liaison with vendors, and repatriations/terminations.
  • Provide input and assist with the implementation and administration of HR programs, policies, and procedures. 
  • Dedicated resource for one region/customer group to independently handle most policy interpretations and related escalations and exceptions to policy based on past experience.  Ability to understand impact to business and precedence setting and refers these issues to others. 
  • Manage and administer US immigration program for North America.
  • Develop on going key relationships with internal and external stakeholders as a SME within GM in order to consult and provide guidance and direction to ensure deliverables are within guidelines.
  • Manage and solve day-to-day problems independently while maintaining positive peer relationships.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies by identifying content relevant to ESS and MSS and translating that to the development of GM Intranet site (Prospector).
  • Partner with GM Director and external vendor to review Goods & Services Differential tables and Location Premium percentages, determine if changes are necessary, and develop draft communication plan(s) for stakeholders and employees.
  • Manage US domestic relocation process for Colorado inbound new hires and transfers.
  • Develop, explain, and ensure business understanding of domestic and international assignment cost estimates upon request.
  • Assist with the administration of the tax equalization program to include meeting with the external vendor, annual review of program, and determining efficiencies/process improvements.
  • Perform special projects for GM discipline, as requested.

 

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT/ADMINISTRATIVE (40%)

  • Coordinate and liaison with various departments on administration of visas for business travelers. 
  • Support resident visa process for International Regions.
  • Develop international assignment letters of employment, transfer, and extension, coordinating with the compensation and/or benefit areas to ensure resolution of outstanding issues.
  • Coordinate payment of foreign allowances and expense reimbursement for expatriate population with Data Management Team, Payroll, and Accounts Payable.
  • Initiate scheduling of meetings, develop agendas, provide pre-read materials as needed, and facilitate meetings relevant to the content of this work.

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

Training & Experience

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field.  Years of experience can be substituted for a degree.
  • Minimum 5 years of general HR experience required, including 2 years in Global Mobility/International Relocation with proven experience in the following areas: 
    • Understanding of balance sheet approach, tax policies to include equalization, and proven experience counseling and educating internal and external customers on GM topics.
    • Managing the full cycle expatriate assignment process and consulting with expatriates, vendors, and internal stakeholders.
    • Consulting and managing US and international immigration policies/processes.
    • Creation of cost estimates and understanding of corporate and individual taxes as they relate to home/host countries.
  • Previous experience with an expatriate tax equalization program desired.
  • Previous experience with multi-site, international multi-functional organization, preferably including experience at the operations and corporate level.
  • PHR, SPHR, and/or GPHR/GMS preferred.
  • Strong PC skills are required using Office software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Good inter-personal relationship, problem solving skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity required.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication, organizational, and reasoning skills required.
  • Proven ability to interpret and respond to non-routine matters

LEADERSHIP SKILLS :

  • Demonstrates Newmont Values.
  • Assumes personal accountability and honors commitments.
  • Adapts to change, manages uncertainty by actively seeking clarification and encourages others to do the same.
  • Develops and maintains strong peer relationships and effectively partners with the organization.
  • Influences others by establishing trust and credibility.
  • Values diversity, accepts differences, listens and seeks to understand others’ points of view.
  • Achieves a high-quality and timely work product.
  • Utilizes resources and time efficiently through balancing and prioritizing multiple activities.
  • Researches and seeks out information and uses it to plan, make recommendations, decisions and manage work tasks.
  • Demonstrates creativity in applying knowledge to achieve innovative results.
  • Contributes to the development of team members by sharing knowledge and expertise.
  • Is proactive in addressing difficult situations and resolves conflict while maintaining productive working relationships.
  • Demonstrates continuous improvement while seeking out opportunities; makes suggestions and partners with team members to achieve efficiencies.

Working Conditions

The position is located at the headquarters office in Colorado.

To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

  • Newmont website: http://www.newmont.com/home/default.aspx
  • Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life): http://lifecycle.newmont.com/
  • Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees): http://ourvoice.newmont.com/
  • Newmont's annual sustainability report: http://sustainabilityreport.newmont.com/2015/

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.