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  • Posted: May 16, 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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    Senior Geologist - Evaluation

    About The Job
    Role Purpose And Context:

    • The purpose of the Senior Geologist – Evaluation role is to generate reliable Resource models for business planning purposes.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Establish the necessary Evaluation processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, including requirements for Operational Readiness
    • Provide unequivocal geological evaluation data to enable the quarterly updates of the rolling 18-month plan to be produced on time. Participate in integrated model updates
    • Develop the annual Evaluation cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium term and Life of Mine business plans
    • Establish a network of targeted stakeholder relationships to socialize initiatives and enhancements
    • Report on the development and progress of initiatives and enhancements of the Geology Evaluation function, to include outputs and befits obtained
    • Describe the specific problems and constraints to be managed within the Geology Evaluation function
    • Present solutions to specific problems with defined resolution methodologies and resources to deliver improved performance in processes and procedures
    • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the Geology department and with own 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
    • Rigorously drive implementation of projects and nurture and sustain a culture of Accountability and Continuous Improvement within team
    • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Corporate, Group Planning & Technical, sister mines, GTBU, etc) and external stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements
    • Participate in the preparation of Mineral Resource Reporting or international equivalents
    • Participate in mined to mill reconciliation reporting


    • BSc or BSc (Honours) in Geology

    Experience :

    • 8 years general geology and Mineral Resource estimation experience
    • A good knowledge of geostatistics
    • Exposure to exploration and mine geology, mining operations, particularly underground
    • The incumbent should be familiar with the practice of estimation within deposits of a ‘nuggety’ nature
    • A good working knowledge of Resource estimation software packages, advanced Datamine skills and Seequent Leapfrog
    • A good working knowledge of databases, laboratories and assay QAQC.
    • Registered with approved professional bodies such as AuSIMM or equivalent
    • Previous supervisory experience.

    Technical Competencies

    • Applied Geological Methods:
      • Drilling (BU)
      • Sampling (BA)
      • Logging (BU)
      • Mapping (BU)
      • Coreyard (BU)
      • Assaying (BA)
      • Database (BA)
      • Equipment (BA)

    Basic application of the following Geological Theory is required:

    • Mine Geology Methods:
      • Plan (BA)
      • Mining and Plant (BU)
      • Ore loss and dilution (BA)
      • Grade Control (BA)
      • Ore Accounting (BU)
      • Geotechnical and Geohydrological (BU)

    Exploration Methods:

    • Basic Understanding of the following is required:
      • Exploration Methods
      • Estimation Methods
      • Operational Management
      • Business Planning
      • Operational Excellence
      • Project Management

    Other 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 perspectives in adapting plans for achieving organizational objectives;
    • Maximizing performance results – solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results,
    • Displaying technical and professional expertise, innovating, taking initiative, championing change, establishing stretch goals

    Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV. 
    Female applicants who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.

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    Mine Captain (Projects)

    About The Job
    Role Purpose And Context:

    • The Project Mine Captain will implement safe mining practices at project construction areas to rehabilitate, strip, or develop accesses and other excavations accordance with the Mining Regulations and deliver the work of the rehabilitation, stripping, development within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Work compliantly with the requirement of government of Ghana agencies, environmental, health and safety legislation and AGAG regulations.
    • Accept personal responsibility for health and safety and that of every mine worker by his/her work. Also having a duty of care for themselves and others in a working environment.
    • Responsible and accountable for their team’s environmental obligations and performances by conducting informal meetings with team and reporting any weaknesses in the environmental procedures.
    • Enforce all environmental work procedures that have been issued by the Departmental Manager.
    • Investigate all environmental incidents in their assigned work areas. Immediately after an incident, complete an incident report form and submit to the Departmental Manager for onward submission to the Environmental Manager or his representative. A preliminary investigation report and any recommendations for preventing a recurrence should be included on the incident report form.
    • Attend all scheduled and assigned environmental training meetings.
    • Act on all employee environmental complaints and suggestions.
    • Promote and implement human resources development practices to ensure respect, improve loyalty and enhanced relationship between workmen
    • Provide leadership and support for the entire team to achieve sectional goals
    • Work with authorities, other peers and subordinates to control and manage mining projects, seek out, lead and apply underground best practices and continuous improvements practices to deliver sustainable cost, efficiency and promote workmen health and wellness.
    • Commission and handover instrumentation, associated control, networking and cabling systems to also comply to the requirements of AGAG’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
    • Assist in maintaining safety and integrity of the Process Control Network


    • B.Sc./Diploma degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent operational experience


    • 6-8 years post-graduation experience in underground development, rehab, stripping, infrastructural installation and construction, shaft management, Tramming and skipping operations
    • Ghanaian Driver’s License

    Technical Competencies:

    • Broad range of technical skills relevant to underground mining
    • Possess detailed knowledge in the mining operations value chain
    • Must have the capacity to interpret data and successfully action sound tactical decisions
    • Familiarity with Mining Software:
      • Safety (Advanced Application): Can identify and interpret safety risks and resolve emerging issues; and ensuring that appropriate focus and resources are available to achieve safety objectives.
    • Mining Production Processes & Practices (Advanced Application):
      • Understands key underground mining processes and has demonstrated the ability to apply it in optimizing performance.
      • Knows when to engage Specialists support.
      • Understanding of good underground production practices, management, support systems, and how each should interact to deliver targeted performance.
      • Able to manage performance based on interpretation of data, and can initiate and drive the operational improvements as required.
      • Demonstrated ability of delivering to production and cost targets.
      • Planning (Advanced Application): Understanding of good mine planning processes and the ability to drive the establishment of required planning systems and approaches.
    • Contract Management (Advanced Application):
      • Management of a mining contractor and more generally contractor management in an UG setting.
      • Strong knowledge in contract management practices and demonstrated ability in managing operational mining contracts.
    • Legal Competency:
      • Mine Captain’s Certificate of Competency or equivalent, as required by the Minerals Commission (Chief Inspector of Mines).

    Other 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;
    • Maximizing Performance Results – Solving Problems and Analyzing Issues, Driving for Results,
    • Displaying Technical and Professional expertise, Innovating, Taking Initiative, Championing Change, Establishing Stretch Goals

    Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

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