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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.Newmonts Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Gha...
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    Community Development Officer I

    • To provide support in the coordination of the Newmont Ahafo North dnation requests and support the implementation of Livelihood Reestablishment interventions for project affected persons/ community development initiatives, with a key focus on agricultural improvement, and broader community initiatives.

    In This Role You Will:

    Planning

    • Assist in the implementation of the Community Development Strategic Plan and providing information to contractors, according to Newmont governance and regulatory requirements.
    • Provide information for the development of the scope of work and the terms of reference that will govern the work.
    • Assist in the identification of community development risks and lend support to the Coordinator in identifying and managing local risks.

    Partnerships and Collaboration

    • Assist in the needs assessments to enhance partnerships and collaboration.
    • Participate in community development forums to ensure overall alignment and integration with the Newmont Sustainability & External Relation strategy.
    • Support the promotion of tripartite (Newmont, government, communities) approach to implementing community development initiatives.

    Socio-Economic Development

    • Support the livelihood re-establishment programs for project affected persons, particularly the vulnerable peoples program.
    • Assist in the coordination of employee participation in voluntary community development initiatives.
    • Manage the Newmont Ahafo North donation process.
    • Co-ordinate gender mainstreaming program (women consultative communities activities.)
    • Facilitate the implementation of approved donations to recipients.

    Compliance and Reporting

    • Provide information for reports on community development projects and programmes, including performance against relevant targets and commitments.
    • Assist in community development audits, by mobilizing stakeholders for meetings.
    • Provide input for community development reports.
    • Ensure compliance to Newmont Sustainability & External Relation standards.

    Budgets and Payments

    • Provide donation budget variance reporting to the Donations Committee.
    • Provide support for the livelihoods budget preparation and implementation.

    Safety

    • Contribute to the zero harm goal of Ahafo North with focus on quality safety interactions, inspections, audits, risk assessments & impact mitigation and control systems.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • First Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development, Economics or a related discipline.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge in guidance and counselling.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working with NGO’s and Service Providers in Social Investment/Community Development.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds).
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
    • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Sound analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Sound conceptual skills.
    • Sound consultation skills.
    • Sound coaching and mentoring skills.
    • Sound relationship management skills.
    • Sound computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Commitment.
    • Cultural Sensitivity.
    • Diplomacy.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Empathy.
    • Honesty and Integrity.
    • Goal orientated.
    • High quality orientation.
    • High level of transparency.
    • Reliable and independent.
    • Team Player.

    Working Conditions

    • Incumbent’s work is with governmental institutions and stakeholders in six districts, travels to different mine impacted and non-impacted communities to work. Position holder also travels to work with other partners such as GIZ, Project CURE, OICI and other mines in Ghana.
    • Engaging stakeholders, delivering charitable donations/packages and monitoring the work of consultants involves walking around project sites, and local communities.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Goldcorp Corporation on jobs.newmont.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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