JOB:Director Global Mobility

Date:  Feb 21, 2021Location:  

Denver, CO, US (United States)

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

What will you be responsible for?

  • Leads Newmont’s Global Mobility function ensuring that the function supports the requirements of the business, in alignment with Newmont’s talent management strategy, philosophy and high standards for legal compliance.
  • Defines and coordinates a Global Mobility program which takes into consideration standard methodologies in the use of expatriate employees, cost and control considerations and tradeoffs, the need for focused development and localization strategies, management of a multi-national/multi-cultural expatriate population, and compensation, taxation, and benefits issues across multiple pay-lines, payrolls and currency systems.
  • Develops a hard-working, diverse and inclusive team; engages employees and builds an environment where everyone can contribute fully to achieve the organization’s objectives.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

  • Leads a distributed team and collaborate closely with Corporate and Regional HR partners to deliver services to the business including:
  • Design and administration of Global Mobility policies that are legally compliant and standard methodology based while taking into account the multi-country aspects of Newmont’s business and ensuring fit for purpose.
  • Assurance of compliance in the areas of immigration and tax through the administration of immigration and tax equalization policies.
  • Manage risk through thoughtful administration and appropriate partner concern of issues.
  • Conducting benchmarking, policy research, analysis, updates and revisions to ensure Newmont’s Global Mobility program is aligned with market, business needs and regulatory compliance.
  • Support to expatriate employees through the assignment life cycle from pre-assignment to repatriation.
  • Management of timely and accurate transactional activity – offer letters, transfer documentation, systems updates – and in ensuring that outstanding customer service is achieved and that SLA (Service Level Agreement) standards are met.
  • Maintains a 1-3 year plan for the function, including a roadmap for increased efficiency and effectiveness and taking into account modifications required to support a changing business environment.
  • Plans and manages annual budget; maintains a multi-year view of investments including technology.
  • Partner with the HR Business partners and Regional HR teams to ensure timely communication and proactive management of Global Mobility scenarios. Serves as internal consultants for sophisticated, non-standard and/or detailed mobility situations, engaging internal and external resources, as needed, to provide solutions.
  • Provides expertise in areas such as entry into a new geographic operating region.
  • Makes decisions on topics within existing policy and standards; blocking issue point for clarification of guidelines. Makes recommendations for improvements to existing policies and standards.
  • Selects external partners and manages relationships to effectively serve internal clients and meet objectives. Key relationships include tax consultants, relocation vendors, and legal firms.
  • Establishes clear roles and responsibilities for the team; works with team members to set annual objectives. Coaches and develops direct reports; establishes a hard-working, diverse and inclusive team.
  • Establishes effective internal and external relationships that enable business results.

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

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years’ experience in the area of Human Resources or Legal, with experience in International HR, Expatriate management, Tax Compliance, Work Authorization /Immigration, Relocation and Frequent Business Travelers.
  • Experience designing, developing and implementing Global Mobility and Relocation programs,
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies in Global Mobility in the mining, EPCM or natural resources industries.
  • Experience as an expat preferred.
  • Ability to work within a multinational corporation with people from various cultures and areas of the business.
  • Experience leading a team of direct reports.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to balance competing priorities: time, costs, quality, control and the need for flexibility, etc.
  • Ability to build collaborative and trusting relationships across a diverse set of partners.
  • Effective communicator; can distill sophisticated information to its essence and provide clear explanations and path forward. Is thoughtful about how communication flows and who should be included.
  • Global Attitude: understands and considers the perspectives of a diverse set of partners and situations
  • Decision-making and Problem Solving; proven track record to work through sophisticated and/or ambiguous circumstances to efficiently arrive at a path forward.

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!

  • Our corporate office located in Denver.

The salary range offered for this role is $148,160 to 194,460. 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. This role also will be eligible for participation in a discretionary long-term incentive program, pursuant to which an employee may receive awards based on their level and 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.

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