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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
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    AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

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    About The Job

    Rple Purpose And Context: 

    • The Manager – Security, is accountable for facilitating the implementation and continually improving the effectiveness of existing security systems, policies and procedures, resources and processes, to protect life and secure company assets and to create a safe working environment, primarily by leading and managing Security Operations and Investigations.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
    • Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
    • Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion. 
    • Accountable for the implementation, communication, and enforcement of all environmental legal compliance for the department. 
    • Identify the environmental aspects of all activities/areas of oversight responsibilities and provide appropriate mitigation measures.   
    • Investigate, respond, and take measures to prevent actual/ potential environmental in the areas of responsibility. 
    • Responsible for continuous environmental improvement in the areas of work.  
    • Demonstrate Environmental Leadership by supporting team members and other managers to achieve their environmental objective and requirements  
    • Contribute to the environmental training of all direct reports within the department/section.
    • Implement the approved labour plans and budget.
    • Make proper arrangement for the efficient deployment and supervision of all security personnel, their safety and welfare.
    • Undertake occasional inspection of patrols, beats, installations, and all other company properties and promptly institute measures to address any security lapses.
    • Train all personnel in the respective SOP’s pertaining to their place of work.
    • Develop a succession plan for all direct report roles and in the Security Department
    • Lead and manage Security resources (e.g.,people, budget, etc.) and contracted labour / service providers in area of accountability to ensure the utilization of security technologies, surveillance and standards to achieve desired strategic objectives within budget and time frame agreed.
    • Facilitate implementation and compliance to the Security Framework, Policies and Procedures at the Operations (mine);
    • Identify, align, and implement continuous improvement of security and surveillance systems to enable the operational transactional security processes required for the mine, e.g identifying, managing, and evaluating the threats and vulnerability of the company, managing the risk to company assets including personnel, property, and information of the company.
    • Provide leadership, priorities, integration, and technical support to the Senior Manager – Security, regarding security specific issues and plans, and ensure their execution at the operations (mine).
    • Engage / collaborate with internal & external stakeholders to maintain effective working relations to ensure that security operations at Obuasi Mine are conducted within regulatory jurisdiction and globally accepted social and human rights standards.
    • Maintain a sustainable process to identify, assess and rank security risks as these relate to Obuasi Mine in order to promote a security and risk-aware culture, ensure that any potential impact is understood, and facilitate effective decision making and security risk mitigation.
    • Facilitate the implementation of systems to mitigate identified risk, to protect people and to prevent and reduce loss of its assets
    • Manage the approved budget for the Security Department and perform regular cost analysis and cost control exercises to stay within the annual budget or internal targets.
    • Continuously identify opportunities to reduce cost or improve the cost efficiency of Security Operations.
    • Create awareness/implementation/delivery/management of declaration of conflict of interest of direct reports
    • Create awareness/implementation/delivery/management of security reporting (weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual) requirements, including but not limited to statutory reporting requirements


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Security and/or Risk Management or related fields.


    • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience of which five (5+) years should be at a management level with substantial knowledge and experience in a mining operations, Security Administration and Investigation, Risk management, Metallurgy, Community Relations and/or associated business field in a management capacity.

    Technical Competencies:

    • Experience in planning and executing security operations mitigating risk and lawful application of all investigative needs.
    • Knowledge in developing crime management plans and implementation of mitigating plans. 
    • Proven experience in project management of projects with a high level of complexity.
    • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Conflict management, Mentorship & coaching
    • Sound understanding of the mining value chain and impacts of Security Management
    • Demonstrated capacity to interpret data and successfully action sound short-term tactical decisions
    • Commercial acumen relevant to the role

    Other Competencies:

    • Fostering a team environment – Inspiring and Motivating Others, promoting Collaboration and Teamwork, Developing Others, Communicating prolifically
    • Managing oneself - Taking ownership of one’s personal development.
    • Building Effective Working Relationships - The ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross functional working relationship.
    • Building Trust & Accountability – Displaying high levels of integrity and honesty;
    • Creating Organizational Transformation - Displaying strategic perspectives in adapting plans for achieving organisational objectives.
    • Maximizing Performance Results – Solving Problems and Analysing Issues, Driving for Results,
    • Displaying Technical and Professional expertise, Innovating, Taking Initiative, Championing Change, Establishing Stretch Goals

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited on to apply

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