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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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:


    • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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 to apply

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

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