HR Talent Management Superintendent

Sipaliwini, Suriname
Feb 23, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Newmont Suriname was established in 2004 as an entity of Newmont Mining Corporation and is headquartered in Paramaribo, Suriname. Located in South America, Suriname was originally settled as a Dutch colony, is very culturally diverse and enjoys a tropical climate. The Merian Project is located approximately 60 km south of Moengo in a largely undeveloped part of the country with the nearest permanent settlement, Langa Tabiki, approximately 17 km east from the Project site. Strong support from host communities and the government of Suriname strengthen Merian's ability to deliver safe, profitable production with significant upside potential and opportunity for employees, host communities and shareholders.


This is a key role within the HR Team in Newmont Suriname. The incumbent, leads site strategy, policy, procedure, and program development responsibility and oversight for all talent related and recruiting activities in the organization. Aligns HR processes and programs to business priorities, culture and organizational values. Provides vision, strategy and development of region-specific solutions. Partners with senior business leaders and HRBPs across business units and geographies.

Essential Duties

  • Leads the talent organization and activities within the Suriname talent Center of Excellence following local needs and adhering to regional guidelines.
  • Works with the regional HRLT to define talent management strategic priorities and work efforts; monitors success of talent programs and recommends improvements; identifies talent trends and metrics.
  • Partners with the business to build the capacity of individuals and teams through effective employee development, involvement, communication, and influence supervision efforts.
  • Delivers global and regional development programs to a wide variety of audiences; lead the train-the-trainer activities at sites for new program rollouts.
  • Supports the design, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of the talent management processes (Performance Management, Talent Assessment and Succession Planning).
  • Coordinates with Global I&D to design and implement inclusion and diversity initiatives for the country.
  • Supports the development of a diverse pipeline of talent in the local communities.
  • Coordinates with the Regional Talent Acquisition teams to design and implement initiatives for the country.

Training & Experience

  • Minimal Bachelor degree/ Preferred University Degree.
  • Bilingual in English and Dutch.
  • Expertise in talent management processes and programs.
  • Expertise in workforce inclusion and diversity initiatives.
  • Business focused; understands the core capabilities of the organization and how the organization functions.
  • Process orientation/continuous improvement mindset.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in talent management, learning and development, organizational development or human resource fields or 12+ years of equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Implementing talent management systems and processes.
  • Facilitating leadership development workshops.
  • Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy industry experience is preferred.

Working Conditions

  • Works at operations and project mine sites of Newmont Suriname on a schedule of 14 days of work at 10 hours per day at a camp followed by 7 days of rest including transportation or located in the Paramaribo office working 5 days 8 hours per day with two days off.
  • Works in remote locations with regular boat travel to communities in and around the sites.
  • Wears personal protective equipment including steel-toed boots, long sleeved shirts, or any other equipment to perform duties safely as required by the Health & Safety Plan.

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.

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