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  • Posted: Jun 13, 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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    Project Contracts Administrator

    About The Job
    Role Purpose:

    • The Obuasi Mine is currently set up as a modern/mechanized underground mine following the completion of Phases I and II of the Redevelopment Project.
    • This role is a key position within the Project Services and Business Improvement (PSBI) team accountable for assisting the department in managing all project contracts with contractors/consultants to ensure all the legal requirements are met, and the post contract award management processes are working per AGA standards.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Review and administer project contracts, service and quality requirements during the various stages of project execution
    • Prepare contract/project documentation including contracts commitment reports, certificates of practical completion, interim certificates, and final completion certificates for review
    • Process requests for payment by verifying that such requests are accurate and in accordance with the contract terms and conditions
    • Identify opportunities to improve various contract administration processes including continuously educating Project Leads, Contract Owners and Contractors on current and/or best contract management practices
    • Assist the Snr Project Contracts Administrator to implement procedures to minimize and/or manage contractual claims and other related contractual issues
    • Monitor contractor performance and issue weekly and monthly reports including Contractor’s compliance to contractual terms and conditions
    • Provide other contract management services for internal contract owners and AGAG Contractors
    • Demonstrate strong Safety and Environmental leadership and assist in promoting a strong Safety and Environment conscious culture within PSBI and across site
    • Initiate the contract change management process during the project execution phase when required
    • Manage the contract management documentation library (MS SharePoint)
    • Prepare the monthly invoice reconciliation and project accrual reports
    • Ensure compliance by project stakeholders to AGA Contract Administration Guidelines for site works and services
    • Demonstrate strong Safety and Environmental leadership and assist in promoting the culture across the PSBI department regarding Safety, Health, Environmental, and Sustainable Development
    • Enforce all environmental work procedures that have been issued by the Departmental Manager.
    • Attend all scheduled and assigned environmental training meetings.
    • Act on all employee environmental complaints and suggestions.



    • A recognized bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin, Project Management, Commercial/Supply Chain Management, or related qualification
    • Commercial and Contract Management Practitioner Certification (CCMP).


    • Minimum 3 years’ working experience in the administration of contracts/projects, preferably in a mining environment
    • Familiarity with SAP (especially PS and MM modules) would be an added advantage

    Technical Competencies:

    • Conversant with International Federation of Consulting Engineers (Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils – FIDIC) suite of contracts
    • Conversant with contractual, legal and statutory terminologies/requirements of Contracts and Projects
    • Working knowledge of administrative procedures with regards to Contracts & Projects

    Other Competencies:

    • Able to multitask, prioritize, and work well in a team environment
    • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
    • Good communication and conflict management skills

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    Senior Engineer – Drill & Blast

    About The Job
    Role Purpose:

    • To Supervise and co-ordinate the planning and execution of the Drill & Blast activities for the mine in line with the established mine plan as well as the processes and procedures

    Role Accountabilities

    • Build, develop and lead the open pit drill & blast team
    • Establish and maintain processes to provide a safe workplace to all employees and external service providers working within area of accountability
    • Supervise and execute processes to ensure that all environmental risks and emerging issues are identified, and mitigation plans are in place
    • Supervise and execute processes to ensure the development of optimized short term, medium and long term plans that ensure delivery of the budget requirements and the operations strategy
    • Ensure that resources are effectively used for efficient delivery of the Drill and Blast Plan
    • Identify areas for improvement in operational blueprints (systems, processes, procedures & tasks) to ensure adherence to plan, reduce variation and maximize cost effective utilization
    • Supervise and execute systems to collect and manage operational data and to monitor performance
    • Supervise and execute systems for identifying opportunities to drive operational excellence
    • Ensure collaboration with all departments to achieve streamlined delivery to plan
    • Strategic planning and optimization of Drill and Blast activities
    • Monitor and report compliance to Drill and Blast Standards
    • Coordination and review of QA/QC, including use, blast vibration monitoring, fragmentation analysis, video camera, ability to di material, dilution, and ore loss from blasting.
    • Monthly audits of Drill and Blast infrastructure, projects, and continuous improvement
    • Monitor and review Blast Logic data from production drilling, bulk explosive loading, and blasting,
    • End of the month calculation and provide drill and blast data as required to other departments.
    • Provide specialist advice on drill and blast impacts to costs per ounce, and advice to identify and mitigate blasting related risks
    • Monitor powder factors, bulk explosives, and consumables usage against budget
    • Lead or assist with incident investigations involving explosive usage including misfires, fly rocks and excessive blast vibrations

    Person Specifications

    • BSc Mining / Engineering Degree or equivalent operational experience
    • Certified or eligible to be certified as a Mine Captain


    • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in related field within the mining industry

    Technical & Other Competencies

    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of fundamental open pit drill & blast production methods
    • Experience with large scale open-pit hard rock mining
    • Experience in, progress claims and contract variations, preferably in a Mining Alliance environment
    • Experience in managing mining and continuous improvement projects
    • Competent in at least one General Mining Package (Applicants with Data Blast, Datamine Studio OP, RIOBLAST, experience will be held in high regard), in addition to MS Office software including Excel and Project
    • Excellent computer skills such as basic scripting
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English
    • Must possess very strong human relations skills and ability to interact with people of diverse culture and value
    • Shot firers certificate of competency or equivalent
    • Possess a valid driver’s licence and proficiency in driving light vehicle

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