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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2022
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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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    Underground Shiftboss

    The Shiftboss role is a regulatory mandated role that leads the Quality Assurance and Control and ensures compliance to the mining and other related legislation. The incumbent will also manage risk of all underground mining ore extraction activities to the required standards.


    • Establish the necessary production processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine
    • Maintain good working knowledge of the following relevant provisions applicable to the mine:
    • Mineral and Mining (Health and Safety and Technical) Regulations 2012(L.I 282)
    • Mineral and Mining (Explosives) Regulations 2012(L.I 2177)
    • All internal Occupational Health and Safety Standards and procedures
    • Occupational Health and Safety Management system requirements
    • Managerial Instructions and Code of Practice
    • Compliance with Labour Act, AGA and Obuasi HR policies
    • Assist in development of the annual production cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium term and Life of Mine (LoM) business plans
    • Deliver the work of the production function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs
    • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the production department and with own production team regarding Safety, Health, Environmental and Sustainable Development
    • Provide the resources and expertise to develop the team to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, according to their role and level of authority
    • Recommend and optimize the approach for conducting specialist projects and research in the production process and procedures
    • Report on the development and progress of initiatives and enhancements of the production function, to include outputs and befits obtained.
    • Present solutions to specific problems with defined resolution methodologies and resources to deliver improved performance in processes and procedures


    • BSc. / Diploma degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent


    • Three (3) to Five (5) years' operational experience within an underground mining environment of which at least two (2) years is at supervisory level;
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of fundamental underground development and production methods
    • Proficient in the use of Mining Software

    Legal ReUndequirement

    • Background Shiftboss Certificate of Competency or equivalent, as required by the Minerals Commission (Chief Inspector of Mines) 

    Technical Competencies

    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Understands the mining processes and actively contributes in part to delivery of the expected outcome / service the mining processes deliver.
    • Has demonstrated ability to apply technical skills and/or delivery of a service within one or more of the mining processes with minimal supervision.
    • Can identify potential problems and propose solutions for higher approval.
    • Directly responsible for delivering a production aspect of the plan.
    • Understands good underground production practices, management, support systems, and how each should interact to deliver targeted performance. 

    Other Competencies

    • Creating a disciplined team to deliver the planned work to the defined standards.
    • 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;
    • Maximizing performance & achievement of results – solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results

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    HR Information Systems (HRIS) Officer


    • The HRIS Officer role is accountable for providing direct output support services to the HRIS Superintendent, within the context of data validation, data integrity, monitoring and continually working together to add value to the use of human resource information systems and processes, to support the department within this context to achieve its operational and strategic objectives.
    • The role is accountable for making sure that all data that is captured within the HRIS pass laid down data integrity tests. Within the context of personal data protection, the role will monitor compliance with provisions in the Data Protection Act 2012 Act 843 pertaining to data privacy and data integrity working closely with HR Officers and other HR Staff. The role will provide application support services to the department extracting data from Legacy systems upon request, designing ad-hoc reports from Legacy and HRIS, maintaining the department’s intranet site etc.

    HR Data Integrity:

    • Verify and validate all input data on the HRIS in line with the HRIS Data Integrity Plan
    • HR Business Systems Analysis:
    • Prepare business/user requirements, analyse business requirements and develop alternative solutions
    • Report Authoring/Application Support Services:
    • Provide support to HR staff using approved tools and systems to extract data and design ad-hoc report from HR legacy systems (ICON, Educos etc) and ERP applications.
    • Design SharePoint WorkFlows to facilitate the automation of HR Forms and other business processes
    • Maintenance Of HR Intranet Site:
    • Maintain the HR Intranet site with updates as and when they become available

    Capacity Building:

    • Assist in the training of HR Staff in HRIS applications
    • HRIS Monthly Report:
    • Prepare HRIS Weekly and Monthly Reports

    HR Data Protections

    • Educate and provide support to HR staff on all matters that relate to personal data protection including data security and data integrity 


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering / Information Management or equivalent


    • Minimum of Three (3) years’ experience in HRIS role.
    • Technical Competencies
    • Conversant with Human Resources Business Processes
    • Project Management skills
    • IT Skills in the area of programming, systems analysis and design, database management, reporting authoring tools
    • Good working knowledge of SAP PA/OM/TM/SAP Query
    • Proficient in programming (Visual C#, Visual Basic etc), Database Administration (MS SQL, MS Access etc), Report Authoring Tools (Crystal Report Designer, Microsoft Access, Power BI, Cognos Impromptu etc), SharePoint Designer

    Leadership Competencies
    Fostering a team environment – Inspiring and Motivating Others, promoting Collaboration and Team work, 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 perspective in adapting plans for achieving organizational objectives.
    Maximizing Performance Results – Solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results.

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    Tailings Manager


    • The Tailings Manager will on behalf of the Processing Department offer technical support to the mine by leading his/her team to ensure the mine is compliant with the approved industry standard for TSF operations, maintenance and using monitoring tools to forecast the conditions and behaviour of the facilities. The incumbent will also be the liaison between the mine and other external stakeholders especially auditors and regulatory bodies supported by the necessary documentations.


    • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and 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.
    • Ensure 100% Compliance to set OHS KPIs and ensure your direct reports also comply with same.
    • Contribute to the Processing Department target to achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero breaches and no events requiring public disclosure (DOS).
    • Utilise Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate the dam’s structural behaviour. 
    • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate with sphere of influence (DO).
    • Contribute to the Processing Department’s objective to eliminate hydrocarbon and hyper saline water spills.
    • Support with the preparation and execution of training and development plans.
    • Communicate policies and procedures to stakeholders in a manner to achieve full understanding and compliance.
    • Manage the activities of the TSF in compliance with AGA TSF management framework and GISTM.
    • Maintain Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) key performance indicators (KPI’s) including freeboard, pool distances and pool depth and adherence to the standard operating procedure (SOP) at the TSF.
    • Produce reports based on interpretation of daily, weekly and monthly monitoring information. 
    • Monitor the performance of the TSF, observe and report on effectiveness of maintenance of all TSFs
    • Inspect TSF infrastructures and provide feedback to the relevant stakeholders. 
    • Manage TSF operations and construction activities of contractors.
    • Maintain discipline and performance management among the members of the TSF crew.
    • Investigate all appropriate equipment related safety and environmental status and take prompt and appropriate corrective action.
    • Control and manage operational and construction budget.
    • Manage the construction of the tailings deposition systems including its operation within life of mine depositional requirements in line with legislative instrument (LI 2182). 
    • Be familiar with Legal Instruments (LI’s) and Codes as laid down by the Republic of Ghana and ensure compliance by his team.
    • Coordinate the execution of, and verify that, all Processing activities are executed in accordance with the conditions of State and Federal approvals, Public Environmental Review commitments, Mining Proposals, the Mines Safety and Inspection Act, Dangerous Goods Act and other statutory obligations including those identified in the Obligations Register which is developed and maintained by the Sustainability Department (DOS).
    • Provide appropriate training, coaching, and monitoring so that all contractors and consultants are aware of the relevant statutory requirement are adhered to during project execution.
    • Contribute to the annual Processing Department budget by preparing costed justifications for authorised brainstorming initiatives and integrate into the annual budget for the Metallurgy Department by September each year (DOS).
    • Develop and review and train his operating team on Standard Operating Procedures to execute all production task.
    • Conduct Risk Assessment task that may require them, properly explain each RA to his team before task is done and where SLAM is needed by his team, he/she must ensure that it is facilitated per the right protocols.
    • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review and approve appropriate technical and non-technical documentation.
    • Ensure all document processed during the shift are submitted to the appropriate repository for easy future reference.
    • Maintain meeting records, agreed actions, and follow up to ensure actions are completed.
    • Participate in formal cost and schedule reviews to support accurate and timely reporting.
    • Participate in all internal and external audits as required.
    • Coordinate the process related All TSFs pre-operational testing activities including functional testing, line tests, hydro testing, and wet commissioning.
    • Work with the contractors and vendors to ensure all tests and remedial works are satisfactorily completed and that the TSFs operates in accordance with the functional requirements.
    • Provide input into the preparation of ‘as built’ mark-ups for P&ID drawings (if altered during pre-operations and commissioning). Co-ordinate all ‘as built’ mark-up drawings for handover to AGAG document control team.
    • Inspect all refurbishment works to ensure works are delivered in accordance with applicable designs, specifications, and expectations.
    • Conduct oversight checks on all mechanical refurbishment works and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.
    • Proactively identify and manage change to avoid potential cost, schedule and quality issues.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Geotechnical/Geological Engineering or its equivalent.
    • Certified Engineer or Professional Engineer with Ghana Institution of Engineers


    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in operations, construction and management of Tailings Storage Facility.
    • Preferably 5 - 8 years in a management/ senior supervisory role 
    • TSF Commissioning Experience.
    • Experience and good understanding of total mining cycle. 
    • Proven experience in collaborating with the government and international regulators.

    Technical Competencies

    • Knowledge in Management of plant performance and efficiency
    • Knowledge in Budgeting and Production scheduling
    • Stock management and control.
    • In depth understanding of Metallurgical Accounting 
    • Demonstrable knowledge of metallurgical processes such as, but not limited to, size reduction, flotation, leaching, desorption, tailings disposal and processing chemicals.

    Leadership Competencies

    • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
    • Should not require direct supervision because this incumbent provides leadership especially after normal office hours
    • Must be Accountable
    • Must have Strong and proven decision-making skills.
    • Willingness to delegate
    • Must Demonstrate behaviors consistent with AGA values. 
    • Must have Strong interpersonal, communication and motivating skills

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    HSE Officer - Projects (Underground)



    • The purpose of this role is to provide advice, support and oversight compliance in terms of occupational health and safety in the Projects jurisdiction.


    • Identify and correct unsafe work practices or conditions before accident occur, through regular inspection and fostering the safety attitude among the workforce during visits
    • Assist in conducting planned inspection & audits using checklist periodically, aimed at evaluating compliance with standards and checking the state of safety of all equipment
    • Assist in ensuring that all the statutory requirements that have a bearing on occupational health and Safety are adhered to
    • Participate in all inspections and inquiries by the Mine Inspectors where required.
    • Assist in conducting formal risk assessment of the underground activities and ensure that all significant risks identified from the risk assessment as well as all other sources, such as audit reports, are captured and that appropriate corrective actions are planned and implemented
    • Assist in conducting investigations into the causes of all accidents, recommending, and enforcing the implementation of remedial measures to prevent recurrence
    • Ensure compliance in conducting periodic planned job observations and planned inspections on various categories of the workmen and related underground plant infrastructure to enhance safe work practices
    • Assist in conducting periodic on-the-job training for the various categories of underground workers to heighten their safety awareness to ensure they carry out their tasks in a safe manner
    • Assist in ensuring that PPE’s supplied to workmen and other working equipment and tools meet the company’s standards and enforce their use where necessary
    • Attend, participate and / or facilitate safety meetings including Safety Committee meetings and Toolbox Meetings 


    • Must have a Degree in Engineering from a recognized institution
    • National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health NEBOSH General certification will be an advantage 


    • Must have 5 years working experience with at least 3 years underground mining exposure

    Technical Competencies

    • Thorough knowledge of relevant local Health and Safety legislative requirements
    • Sound understanding of Safety Management systems
    • Sound knowledge and experience of risk management and loss prevention processes
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
    • Strong computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
    • Sound conflict management skills
    • Sound information monitoring and management skills
    • Sound planning, organizing and prioritizing skills

    Leadership Competencies

    • Proven safety Consciousness
    • Ability to pay attention to details
    • Should be Goal Orientated
    • Ability to work independently
    • Demonstrated ability of transparency
    • Ability work Under Pressure
    • Should be reliable
    • Should be able to work well with teams
    • Should be fair and firm
    • Should be trustworthy and honest

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    Superintendent – Industrial Relations

    Role Purpose

    • The role is accountable for the provision of employee relations support to the business and continuous engagements with organized labour and other key relevant stakeholders.
    • The incumbent will help in the attainment of labour peace within the company.

    Role Accountabilities

    • Develop and implement  employees’ engagement strategies and systems to promote effective communication between management and employees to ensure harmonious IR climate.
    • Support with the facilitation of negotiations between the company and Union on Collective Agreements (CAs) reviews and salary negotiations.
    • Audit company policies and procedures and CAs to ensure compliance with Labour Act 2003 (Act 651) and other relevant legislations.
    • Ensure that a harmonious relationship exists between Management and Organized labour which supports the delivery of the company’s strategic objectives.
    • Oversee all Independent Contractor Union issues and ensure compliance with labour laws by Independent Contractors working for the Company.
    • Supervision of all activities and or programs of site Union Executives and Shop Stewards.
    • Facilitate capacity building interventions for Union Executives and Shop Stewards.
    • ER climate surveys and benchmarking exercises.
    • Educate employees regularly on company policies and procedures and the collective agreements.
    • Resolve disputes / conflicts with Unions both internally and externally.
    • Assist in the resolution of strikes (go slows; work to rule; pickets; etc.) and enforcement of lockouts.
    • Act as Management Representative during engagements with Unions and representing Management interests.
    • Participate in employee disciplinary process and grievance handling:
    • Submit weekly and monthly reports on labour relations related issues to manager – IR.
    • Assist in management and monitoring of all company residential facilities, recreational facilities, Club & Guest houses etc. to ensure maintenance, refurbishment and renovations are in compliance with health and safety regulations.
    • Assist with supervision of service contractors in the HR department in accordance with contract terms and provisions.
    • Supervise the administration of an efficient travel services for all company employees, guests, and visitors.

    Person’s Specification

    • A degree in Human Resources, Management studies, Industrial /Labour Relations, Industrial Psychology or Law
    • Five (5) years' hands on experience in a similar role in a unionized environment within the mining industry
    • Must possess strong leadership capabilities aligned with company values
    • Professional Certification in Human Resources Management - CIPD, CIHRM, SPHRi would be an added advantage
    • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions consistent with established company policy and labour and employment laws.
    • Knowledge of labour legislation, dispute resolution mechanisms.
    • Experience in wage/salary negotiation process with the Union.
    • Experience in major incident investigations in relation to labour
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office standard software applications and HR/Payroll software packages [SAP (HCM module)], and other HRIS. 
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Excellent human relations skills and ability to interact with people of diverse culture and value
    • Medically fit for the position
    • Valid driving license and proficiency in driving light vehicle

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