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Head of Business Improvement

Job no: 979093
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne Head Office - VIC

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. Our workforce is located in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea. In every location our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™.

We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Newcrest has an objective known as “Our Edge”, which enables an agile and bold approach to our business through an owner’s mindset to support our relentless pursuit to achieve the full potential of our assets. This has played an essential part in safely moving Newcrest towards its 2020 aspirations and we now seek to build on Our Edge through the evolution of our “Newcrest Way” of doing Business Improvement.

We are now seeking a highly motivated and accomplished professional to lead our Group Business Improvement team.

Reporting to the General Manager – Technical Services, you will design and govern the group-wide frameworks, policies, standards, processes and tools for business improvement, management operating system and functional excellence.

Importantly, you will lead and implement ways of work within the Group Business Improvement team to catalyse collaboration, creativity and innovation across the group, and achieve the mandate of the function.

As a highly experienced professional leader within this space, you will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline. You will have strong understanding in the application of the broad range of business improvement methods and systems including, but not limited to, Lean, Agile, Theory of Constraints, Systems Leadership and Six Sigma. Relevant experience through senior leadership of operational teams in mining or heavy industry will be desirable.

You will have strong strategic and commercial acumen, including the ability to clearly identify drivers of business value and build constructive relationships and networks at all levels within the business. 

To register your interest in this opportunity, please submit your application via the intranet in MS Word format before the application closing date of 09:00 AEDT Friday 5 June 2020.

At Newcrest, you'll be part of a diverse team of business professionals committed to our people and the communities in which we operate. We value diversity of thought, style and working arrangements.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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