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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 Lihir operation is now recruiting for an experienced, tech savvy and detailed oriented Scheduler/Planner  to join the Project Management Office team based at the Milton, Brisbane Hub Office.

  • Permanent role with Tier 1 International Gold Mine
  • Gain overseas experience without the travel.
  • New project management team means you can help shape the setup
  • Diverse project portfolio across all mining sectors

The Role:

The role of Scheduler/Planner is responsible for creating, maintaining, monitoring, managing, communicating and identifying risks with regards capital portfolio plans in collaboration with project teams, vendors and stakeholders. They will ensure that progress is accurately tracked, risk are identified and communicated and recorded against baseline schedules and Major Events Calendar. They will also provide regular updates to Project Managers allowing them to address any deviations from the plan proactively, provide regular reports on schedule performance for the portfolio of projects, provide critical path analysis and identify potential scheduling conflicts. This role will continuously improve the process and schedules.
Essential criteria 

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Broad mining relevant work experience across the whole of the mining lifecycle  
  • Proven track record for the delivery of project objectives and established targets
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
  • Exceptional planning, stakeholder engagement with ability to multi task
  • Ability to prioritize and manage deadlines
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite. 
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training. 
  • Scheduling softwares Primavera P6 version 7,  
  • Microsoft Project (advanced), Gantt charts
  • Ability to learn new software applications

Desirable criteria 

  • Prior experience working in a diverse cultural environment in a mining context
  • Previous experience working on projects in remote locations and developing countries

The Requirements 

  • Must be open to travel to PNG (Lihir) a few times a year
  • Ability to complete a pre-employment medical
  • Must be able to complete a National Police 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.

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