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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2023
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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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    Project Engineer

    About The Job

    About This Role

    • Responsible for planning, directing, and monitoring of consultants, contractors, and business teams in the safe execution of projects that support the underground mining activities and infrastructure.

    In This Role You Will
    Project Management:

    • Support the engineering management of consultants engaged in the design associated with capital projects and sustaining capital projects.
    • Liaise with mine operations management to ensure implementation projects is aligned with operations.
    • Daily and weekly reporting of project progress.
    • Monitor the quality control of direct contracted works as well as EPCM contracted works.
    • Direct consultants, contractors, and suppliers to achieve safe project deliverables.
    • Process direct contracted progress claims.
    • Budgeting and Financial Planning and Reporting
    • Contribute towards the preparation of statutory reports and budget forecast.
    • Assemble scope of works and manage procurement process and contracting for direct managed work.
    • Support the development of financial expenditure systems to manage project costs.
    • Provide data for the development of comprehensive reports for senior management, joint venture partners and regulatory agencies.
    • Safety and Environment
    • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
    • Actively participate in all Newmont Ghana safety and environmental systems and initiatives.
    • Demonstrate personal commitment regarding safety and environmental practices.
    • Identify potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
    • Maintain a high standard of efficiency, safety, and effectiveness.
    • Raise, discuss, and resolve safety issues at regular meetings.

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

    • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Civil or Mechanical discipline.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Comprehensive understanding of infrastructure and Underground Mining Systems.


    • A minimum of 4 years’ working experience in project engineering and/or mining construction management.

    Skills And Abilities:

    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Advance computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
    • AutoCAD drafting ability
    • Risk management ability.
    • Behavioural Attributes
    • Analytical.
    • Detail focused.
    • Proactive
    • Goal and Quality oriented.
    • Reliable.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Self-motivated.
    • Team player.
    • Technically inclined.
    • Ability to work well under pressure.
    • Working Conditions
    • Position is located at Akyem Underground.

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    Business Readiness Manager - Fixed Term

    About The Job

    About This Role
    This role will ensure the operability of the future Apensu UG and Recovery Enhancement through input and leadership of the Stage Gate Process, developing collaboration between Projects and Regional Business units, and providing the vision of a long term operational view.

    • You will be accountable to develop and lead the Operations project management effort. 
    • This will typically include the team responsible for process/metallurgy, geology, mine engineering, operations development, land, legal, IT, contracts, materials management, risk management, accounting mine maintenance, H&S, Emergency Response, Security, tax and assessment of the business case financials.

    In This Role, You Will:

    • Study Phase
    • Develop the Business Readiness Plans for the study phases to meet the Newmont Stage requirements. In the Future, hire, and lead the team responsible for S&ER, Operations, Business and HR in new project. Ensure all project activities are conducted within a Newmont H&S, S&ER, and Business culture and meet local regulatory requirements.
    • Support ongoing site activities from a Business and HR perspective so that project goals such as completing drilling programs are accomplished as planned.
    • Project Execution & Management
    • Successfully execute interim infrastructure or other programs necessary for project advancement and ensure the Stage Gate scope of work for S&ER, Business, HR and Operations is complete and also supports the future operability of the project.
    • Facilitate the appropriate participation in, support for and ownership of the project by the Regional Business Unit to ensure the future success of the project.
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Maintain positive community and government relations through open, honest and transparent interactions based on a good mutual understanding of Newmont’s and project stakeholder’s interests(global projects and region)
    • Develop and implement strategies to ensure long term land tenure. Retain and develop an operations team who are available and ready for operations.
    • People Strategy
    • Provide leadership on overall project strategies as part of the project management team and provide continuity as the project progresses through stage Gate, construction and operations.
    • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

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

    • Minimum of an Engineering degree in a mining related discipline or a Business Management degree.


    • 15 years of experience in a mining environment with about 10 years of senior mine management experience with multi-functional, broad based management responsibilities is preferred.
    • International experience would be an asset.

    Technical And Behavioral Skills:

    • Intermediate to advanced level of software applications and tools for scheduling and cost management
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Effective communication skills (in English).
    • Effective interpersonal skills.
    • A flexible attitude and a willingness to learn.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically; comfortable moving between strategic and tactical requirements of the role.
    • Ability to manage projects and team leadership skills required.
    • Proven ability to understand and be able to synthesize cross functional information from functions including geology, metallurgy/process, mine engineering, geostatistical modeling, operations, projects, information technology, tax, treasury, financials, environmental, social, political, land, legal, human resources, supply chain, security, and overall project management.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills appropriate for consultation and impact to all levels of management. The ability to present ideas clearly, facilitate discussions and reaches agreement or consensus on difficult issues.
    • Broad business knowledge and focus, ability to recognize issues, problems and capitalize on opportunities.
    • Ability to influence and drive change in the organization.
    • Ability to mentor, coach and direct workgroup by establishing stretch goals for development of staff and promotion of business growth within the region.
    • Ability to consult, listen, and provide superior input to the stage gate process.
    • Maturity to ensure coordination/collaboration at all levels and across all functions in the organization.

    Working Conditions:

    • The position is located at Newmont Africa’s Ahafo South site.
    • Some working hours will be spent on the field and there may be limited office space and resources.
    • The position may be required to travel to other locations and project offices in Ghana and may also visit construction and mining sites.

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