Human Resources Business Partner – Temporary

Welcome to Newmont! 

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for a temporary Human Resources Business Partner to join the team for 12-months (maternity leave coverage) with a competitive base salary between $95,000 – $120,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 15%.

The Human Resources Business Partner is a site-based role that supports the mine site by engaging in activities related to core Human Resources policies, procedures and programs including but not limited to employee relations, performance management, remuneration, workforce planning, leadership development, team effectiveness and other key functions of human resources.

This fast-paced role calls for an energetic, dynamic, and highly organized professional to perform the duties and responsibilities with safety being the number one priority:

  • Partner with leadership teams to provide proactive strategic HR support, coaching and guidance related human resources programs and activities to achieve Brucejack Mine’s corporate objectives, to build engaged high performing teams, as well as a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Support leadership teams in building an organizational culture based on trust, openness, and accountability that is in alignment with Newmont’s values; as well as, developing and fostering strong relationships with employees and leaders to create influence and nurture trust.
  • Partner with leadership teams to manage employee performance, conflict management, complex employee relations, as well as, conducting workplace investigations.
  • Make compensation recommendations for new hire positions and internal position changes.
  • Review and process approvals for employee life cycle changes.
  • In collaboration with the HR leadership team, support the delivery of the annual HR People Plan and strategy.
  • Partner with Recruitment and leadership teams to identify, develop and deliver people-related strategies to enhance new-hire programs.
  • Lead the creation, development, and delivery of HR-related training programs in order to enhance employee and leader capabilities, team cohesion and organizational effectiveness (i.e., training for Supervisors, new-hire onboarding, team building sessions).
  • Support the delivery and execution of annual HR-related programs including Performance & Pay Cycle, Remuneration, Talent Management, Succession Planning, and Change Management.
  • Lead change management efforts related to integration of new HR tools and processes.
  • Proactively support and deliver on Newmont’s diversity and inclusion programs.
  • In collaboration with HR Advisors, manage the leave-management program, including general leaves, non-occupational leaves and return to work programs.
  • Mentor HR Advisors in employee performance, conflict management, employee relations, and assign work to them as needed.
  • Performs additional special HR projects as assigned; and
  • Other HR activities to support the success of the Brucejack Mine.

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site.  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to: 

  • A bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an HRBP role and proven track record with influencing without authority with leaders.
  • Experience in complex employee relation matters, conducting investigations and managing non-occupational leave of absences.
  • Previous experience in mining or a related industry is an asset, as well as a remote/FIFO environment.
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) or working towards the designation is an asset.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of HR principles, policies & procedures, and strong understanding of Employment Standards Act and other related employment legislation.
  • Basic understanding of payroll fundamentals.
  • Cross-cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Expert Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate payroll / HR concepts, policies, and processes to employees.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality is required.
  • Strong team player and able to work independently.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Sound presentation, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Direct experience working with a Human Resources Information System, such as SAP or JD Edwards.

Additional Information

  • Able to work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation plus 2 travel days.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • Be able to maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to pass a criminal record check.

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.