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  • Posted: May 21, 2020
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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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    Senior Geologist

    • Are you looking for an opportunity where you will be responsible for generating exploration targets for follow up within the Ahafo and Akyem mining and exploration tenure and other locations in Ghana?
    • Are you a Senior Geologist who can support the Exploration Director in the management of all exploration issues (current and future exploration projects)?
    • Do you have advanced abilities in mapping, sampling drill planning, drilling and 3D geologic interpretation, 3D modelling and economic evaluation to arrive at decision points in appropriate time frames and with appropriate expenditures?
    • We are looking for a Senior Geologist with high level problem solving capabilities and considerable creativity, technical judgment, tact and initiative.


    • Interpret available geological data (geophysics, geochemistry, drilled holes etc.) with the view to generating exploration targets and planning follow up drilling.
    • Inform Mine Planning, Geotechnical, Exploration and Processing on reserve modeling kick offs and variables to model and reconciliations.
    • Oversee that all work carried out adheres to Health and Safety standard and operating procedures.
    • Identify and resolve safety issues within area of responsibility.
    • Develop and produce mandatory and statutory reports - Geological reports, Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QAQC) reports on assays and down-hole surveys.
    • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports to the Director Exploration.
    • Review Mineral Resource Figures declared and Mineral Inventory reporting for the year.
    • Oversee and maintain activities within a budget.
    • Track monthly expenditure, highlighting and managing variances.
    • Prepare the operating budgets and schedules for pipeline projects and when approved ensure proper monitoring to keep expenditures within approved limits; ensure budgetary constraints are adhered to, thus minimising wastage with respects to over time, contractors’ invoices etc.
    • Mentor and train Junior Geologists.
    • Be responsible for the development, appraisal, training and mentoring of direct reports by making recommendations that will enhance and develop the expertise of staff of the department.
    • The above duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


    • Degree in Geology or related fields with 15+ years of broad industry experience in mining and exploration environments.
    • Minimum of ten years experience in resource/reserve reporting.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading technical staff and understanding and communicating management expectations.
    • Visible leadership in safety, health and S&ER.
    • Strong understanding of Resource and Reserves disclosure standards.
    • Experience in working with and supporting exploration activities in a variety of cultural environments.
    • Strong knowledge of cost-benefit analysis, project management methodologies, and change management, including engagement and communications.
    • Driving towards conflict resolution and having the authority to make decisions that impact delivering of solutions.
    • Cross functional Business and Technical Acumen across the mining business cycle – understanding financial implication of technical drivers.

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