Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
    Read more about this company


    Land Management Officer

    About The Job

    About This Role

    • Support the Land Access and Control Specialist to develop and  implement Land Access and Resettlement programs and policies, providing professional valuation advice regarding the acquisition of land for mine operations, projects and/or exploration and management of acquired lands.

    In This Role You Will
    Land Access Planning and Implementation:

    • Contribute to developing and implementing land use access strategy and management plan for land access, compensation and resettlement programs for the Ahafo mine.
    • Support with review and implementation of Newmont’s programs, policies and procedures for all land access, compensation and resettlement activities, at all stages of project implementation.
    • Monitor and control speculative activities, mining area boundaries and other lands of interest within the Newmont mining lease.  
    • Support the mining area planning and preparation of application for mining area permit approval.
    • Assist in processing invoices for land access consultants.
    • Coordinate asset surveys and valuations activities (including Socio-Economic surveys) on the field, and verify that these are undertaken in a timely and well-regulated manner.
    • Contribute to the collection and compilation of all necessary data to quantify land access, resettlement, compensation needs and establish basis for negotiation.
    • Support crops, structures, Deprivation of Land Use (DLU) and resettlement package negotiations.
    • Monitor and verify crop enumeration by technicians for permanent land take and exploration.
    • Undertake structure data quality rating to determine the value of structures for compensation processing.
    • Support the Land Access Specialist in developing land access Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

    Land Access and Resettlement Support:

    • Support the management and coordination of acquired land for Newmont in a responsible manner.
    • Support the monitoring of resettlement entitlement processing, compensation rates negotiation, sign off and construction of resettlement buildings.
    • Supervise the resettlement construction and the physical movement of resettlement households including structure demolishing.
    • Support the review of dossiers for all impacted households for resettlement eligibility and entitlement processing. 
    • Support regular engagement of impacted households on resettlement processes and updates.
    • Support the resolution of Land Access related complaints.
    • Support in tracking of resettlement action plans.
    • Support in the preservation of resettlement residential plots and boundaries.

    Land Access Compliance Adherence:

    • Align all land management activities and provide verification that these are in line with Newmont policies, standard operating procedures, relevant local Ghanaian laws and governmental regulations, and international best practice.
    • Support in ensuring compliance with Mining Area Permit conditions for acquired lands. 
    • Support management of mine area boundaries. 

    Additional Responsibilities

    Coordinating and Leadership:

    • Facilitate the preparation and coordination of field surveys and ensure farmers' concerns are proactively resolved.
    • Facilitate regular meetings with consultants working on the field, and collate all field issues and progress of work.   
    • Supervise property surveys and field studies undertaken by the Land Management Officers.
    • Build relationships with community members on land access field engagement to listen to and document specific concerns and issues that may need to be addressed and/or investigated.
    • Work in conjunction with external organizations, government institutions and other external stakeholders to find mutually satisfactory solutions to emerging land access issues/speculation.

    Budget and Reporting:

    • Support the Land Access Specialist in development of Basis of Estimate , Develop Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) and forecasting for Budget Planning and Reporting. 


    • Report all incidents and accidents in the work group to enable management to identify areas for improvement in work practices. 
    • Demonstrate leadership in safety and comply with Newmont Africa HSLP policies and procedures that involve but are not limited to Safety inspections, Safety Training, Annual Refresher, Safety Talks, Incident Reporting and Investigation etc. 
    • Present information accurately at safety/social responsibility meetings.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • First degree in Land Economy, Property and Land Management, Planning or a related discipline. 
    • Membership of Ghana Institution of Surveyors will be an advantage. 

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Valuation expertise. 


    • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience working in a Land Management, Land Law, Resource Planning and Resource Management environment.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds).
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
    • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills.
    • Sound analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Sound conceptual skills.
    • Strong reporting 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.
    • Deadline driven.
    • Diplomacy.
    • Directive and takes initiative.
    • Empathy.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Goal oriented.
    • Self-motivated.
    • High level of transparency.
    • Reliable and independent.
    • Team player.

    Working Conditions:

    • Incumbent’s work is mostly located within the mining lease area around the mine site, but role requires some travels to catchment communities within the Newmont concession.
    • Work involves supervising property surveys and interacting with community stakeholders. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Corporation on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Newmont Corporation Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail