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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    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.
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    Environment Manager

    About The Job

    About This Role

    • To implement Newmont’s Environmental Management System and Standards, regulatory requirements and international best practice by:
      • Enabling and overseeing compliance to the above.
      • Ensuring continuity of operations through environmental stewardship.
      • Implementing approved environmental plans and initiatives to reduce liabilities and risks.
      • Optimising the Life of Mine closure and reclamation planning for the provision of a sustainable legacy.

    In This Role You Will

    Operational Compliance:

    • Manage compliance to Newmont Environmental standards, regulatory requirements and international best practice.
    • Manage audits and corrective actions of the Environmental Management System.
    • Regularly review and update environment standard operation procedures.
    • Review and approve monthly and annual Newmont operational reports.
    • Conduct audits and inspections, prepare and implement corrective actions.

    Environment Plans:

    • Prepare and manage the implementation of the Environment workplan.
    • Manage the implementation of Water, Air, Waste and Closure Management plans.
    • Progress the implementation of the Akyem water strategy.
    • Lead the Environment team to achieve Akyem Mine’s Public Targets on water stewardship and reclamation.
    • Approve use of chemicals, particularly cyanide, on site.
    • Manage the concurrent reclamation program.
    • Approve Construction Management Plans.
    • Renew Environment Management Plan.

    Stakeholder Engagements:

    • Build and manage key stakeholder relationships.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders on community participatory monitoring programme.

    Staff Management:

    • Lead the Environment team to optimize its performance, improve efficiencies, and maintain cost discipline.
    • Manage all direct reports by:
      • performing performance appraisals.
      • recommending further / relevant training courses and development actions in accordance with Newmont’s people development program(s).
      • conducting verification checks on staff qualifications.
      • disciplining poor performance or actions.
      • approving leave.
      • enhancing communication with staff through regular feedback, contact, meetings and briefings, etc.
      • building sufficient employee ‘bench strength’.
      • conducting robust succession planning.

    Health and Safety:

    • Lead Environment department’s contribution to the Zero Harm goal of Ahafo with focus on quality Safety Interactions, Inspections, Audits, Risk Assessments and Impact Mitigation and Control Systems.

    Permitting and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s):

    • Review permitting documents.
    • Renew Environment permits for key operational aspects.
    • Support Akyem growth projects in the acquisition of new permits.

    Budget Management:

    • Prepare and justify the environment annual budget.
    • Review and approve sectional budgets.
    • Review and approve purchasing requisitions.
    • Review and approve contract requisition forms.
    • Review and approve travel and accommodation requests.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • First Degree in Environment Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Engineering, or a related field.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of Ghanaian Environmental Regulations as they apply to mining.
    • HSE Manager Competency in Minerals and Mining (Health, Safety and Technical) Regulation (LI2182).
    • Thorough understanding of Environment Management Systems.


    • Minimum of 10 years’ environmental management experience working in mining or related industrial operations environments.
    • Experience working with ISO4001 or similar Environmental Management System.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds)
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
    • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills.
    • Strong consultation skills
    • Strong assessment skills
    • Strong auditing skills (environmental auditing.)
    • Sound change management skills.
    • Risk management skills.
    • Sound computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Detail focused.
    • Committed.
    • Diligent.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Efficient.
    • Honest and adopts integrity in work.
    • Goal orientated.
    • Self-motivated.
    • Quality oriented.
    • Adopts a high level of transparency.
    • Reliable and independent.
    • Technically inclined.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Professional.

    Working Conditions:

    • Working environment of incumbent is safe.
    • Most of the incumbent's working time will be spent in the office and in the field conducting inspections and audits.

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    Plant Operator

    About The Job

    About This Role:

    • To operate the process circuits and mobile equipment of the Process plant in a safe and competent manner, whereby optimum production is achieved.

    In This Role You Will:
    Process Plant Operations

    • Operate all process plant circuits independently to achieve daily targets and KPI’s for circuits including crushing, grinding, CIL, elution, counter current decantation, thickeners, tailings, reagent mixing, water services and gold room operations.
    • Monitor and record the operating performance of the process circuit and make appropriate changes to ensure that optimum production is achieved.
    • Troubleshoot equipment and circuit performance when operating outside of normal range.
    • Inform the Supervisor of any changes that may affect optimum production.
    • Monitor and inspect the process plant equipment to ensure its correct operation and performance.
    • Maintain a high housekeeping standard in each of the process circuits.
    • Work with the metallurgical team to ensure the optimum metallurgical performance of the process plant.
    • Work with the maintenance team to achieve efficient process plant equipment performance and availability.
    • Operate heavy equipment to support routine and non-routine work, including and not limited to 966 & 930 loaders, bobcat, forklift, excavator, liner handler, dozer and overhead cranes to ensure efficient running of the various circuits.
    • Additional non-routine duties during shutdowns.
    • Participate and contribute to the development and review of the Process Operations STP’s.
    • Conduct thorough shift handover, detailing all relevant information correctly and detail all information in various log books and reports relevant to the incoming shift / crew.
    • Participate in continuous improvement programs which will assist in enhancing the performance of the process plant operation.
    • Maintain an understanding of monthly production targets and progress.
    • Operate two-way radio communications clearly and concisely with Foremen, Maintenance Personnel, other Operators and Senior Staff and follow instructions given.
    • Respond to inquiries and instructions in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Complete all tasks identified in the Processing Operations MOS Elements to the specified quality and timeliness as assigned to this role.

    Work Scheduling and Allocation:

    • Plan own activities on a shift-by-shift basis according to allocated process plant production schedules.
    • Accomplish work objectives by following and executing on assigned process plant production schedule.

    Health, Safety and Environment:

    • Maintain a high health, safety and environmental awareness.
    • Monitor own and peers’ adherence to health and safety measures, protocols, production parameters and standards.
    • Report any deviation from established health and safety measures and protocols to the Process Supervisor.
    • Adhere strictly to Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
    • Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices by:
      • wearing mandatory protective clothing and appropriate PPE when and where required.
      • reporting and correcting unsafe acts or conditions.
      • proactively participating in safety meetings and promotes safe working practices.
      • strictly adhering to established SOP’s, STP’s, work policies and security procedures.
      • actively partaking in hazard identification and correction.
      • reporting environmental spills immediately and taking appropriate action to prevent contamination.
      • attending all safety meetings.    

    Working Conditions:

    • The incumbent is entitled to built-in overtime per the shift roster (6x3) schedule.
    • The incumbent is required to operate equipment/plant for extended periods.
    • The incumbent conducts precise work and there is a continuous demand for a high degree of concentration for extended periods.

    Work Environment:

    • The noise level in the control room environment is minimal, however the employee is occasionally required to operate in a safety-critical environment. 

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

    • Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, ear plugs, and dust mask based on working conditions.

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

    • Senior School Certificate Examination
    • Possess an E-Class driver’s license
    • Have a Mincom Process/Equipment Operations Certificate of Competence will be an added advantage

    Additional Knowledge:

    As a minimum, declared competent in the following Metalliferous Courses (Citi and Guilds):

    • MNMPRD104A – Conduct Pump Operations.
    • MNMPRD105A – Conduct Valve Operations.
    • Successful completion of other Metalliferous courses (Citi and Guilds) is preferable.
    • Working knowledge of processing plant equipment.
    • Working knowledge of process operations, particularly crushing, SAG - Ball Mill Grinding, Leach / CIL, Elution, Reagents and Tails Operation. 


    • Minimum of 5 - 6 years’ operating experience in a gold processing plant, of which a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience should be in Process Plant Operating environment.
    • Process plant commissioning experience will be an added advantage.

    Technical Skills:

    • Strong technical problem-solving skills.
    • Strong decision-making ability.
    • Strong operating and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong analysis and interpretation skills.
    • Strong communication (written and verbal in English) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to direct others to maintain the required output expected of an operating circuit.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common operational safety signage and directions.
    • Ability to handle and coordinate multiple concurrent activities.

    Behavioral Attributes:

    • Accuracy.
    • Detail focused.
    • Independent.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Multi-tasking.
    • Proactive.
    • Reliability.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Self-responsibility.
    • Team player.
    • Technically Inclined.

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    Warehouse Technician

    About The Job

    About This Role:

    • Responsible for receiving, storing, assembling, packing and/or unpacking of goods as well as delivering/issuing goods from the store.
    • Perform a variety of routine warehouse duties involving the receiving, unloading, inventory, storing, movement and distribution of goods and materials at the warehouse.
    • Actively demonstrate the Newmont values of Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Inclusion and responsibility at all times.

    In This Role You Will:
    Safety and Compliance

    • Adhere and comply to all stipulated Warehousing and Materials control regulations.
    • Ensure all warehouse operations are in compliance with safety requirements promoting the company's safety culture.
    • Ensure a clean and tidy workspace is kept at all times. 

    Stores Documentation:

    • Maintain receipts, record, and store withdrawals.
    • File and distribute required documents according to procedures. 

    Stock Control:

    • Check materials and supplies and reports when stock is low.
    • Conduct stock counts as per procedures. 

    Stock Receipt and Issue:

    • Receive and unpack materials and supplies.
    • Ability to operate warehouse equipment such as forklifts, Telehandler and Reach stacker efficiently.
    • Supervise the packing away of receipted goods.
    • Issue goods according to procedures.

    Working Conditions:

    • The position is located at the Akyem mine site.

    Training & Experience
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Senior High School Certificate.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of Maintenance Planning.
    • Supply Chain functional knowledge.
    • Knowledge of P2P transactional processes.
    • ERP/EAP System knowledge.
    • Mining business acumen.
    • Warehouse Management
    • Possess a Ghanaian valid driver’s license class E.


    • 2 to 4 years’ experience in warehousing.

    Technical Skills:

    • Good communication skills.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Basic understanding of warehouse inventory control systems.
    • Good writing Skills.
    • Strong numeracy skills.

    Behavioral Attributes:

    • Customer focused.
    • Motivated.
    • Independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Proactive.

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