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  • Posted: Sep 16, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kinross Gold Corporation is a Canadian-based gold and silver mining company founded in 1993 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Kinross currently operates eight active gold mines, and was ranked fourth of the "10 Top Gold-mining Companies" of 2017

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    Senior Industrial Relations Officer

    Job Responsibilities

    • Actively promote Safety and Hazard awareness.
    • Act as a change agent and support HR change management processes.
    • Contribute to the maintenance of harmonious industrial relations environment.
    • Investigate disciplinary and grievance cases.
    • Champion grievances and disciplinary hearings to ensure procedural fairness in applying the Company’s policies and procedures. Serve as a committee secretary in hearings when required.
    • Develop and maintain constructive relationship with government agencies, authorities, employee associations, employees and management.
    • Support the development of IR policies and procedures and advice where applicable to ensure compliance with Labour Act 2003 (Act 651) and, other relevant legislations.
    • Provide expert support to management on trade union activities including salary and condition of service negotiations.
    • Maintain good relationships within the organization by implementing excellent communication tools and systems to solicit employees' inputs and opinions.
    • Advise line management and employees on best practices to managing conflict, employee discipline, grievances and performance improvement management
    • Represent and articulate the Company’s views before the Labour Commission and other ADR appearance.
    • Identify and anticipate areas of potential conflicts and support the development of strategies to allay these conflicts and labour actions.
    • Develop and train subordinates to ensure efficient performance of duties

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology or Social Sciences.
    • Professional certification or membership; (CIPD, SHRM, SPHR, HRMP).
    • Postgraduate qualification in Employee/industrial Relations or Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) will be an added advantage
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar position within the mining industry
    • Excellent knowledge of the principles and practices of good industrial relations, Labour Act, Labour Regulations, Workman Compensation and Holiday Act.
    • Good investigative, analytical, problem-solving and information- gathering skills
    • Sound negotiating, mediation, conflict resolution, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Applications.
    • Must possess a valid Ghanaian Driver’s License with good defensive driving skills.
    • A proven successful track record of leading teams and managing people.
    • High degree of flexibility, diplomacy, respect for confidentiality and strong work ethic

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    Lead Hand Driller - Cubex ITH & Solo

    Chirano is located in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city. The mine is within the Bibiani gold belt and consists of 11 deposits. Open pit and underground ore are processed at the Chirano plant. The capacity of the mill is approximately 3.5 million tonnes per annum. Processing involves crushing, ball mill grinding, leaching, and CIL.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Maintain production goals and objectives as a team member.
    • Ensure relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance.
    • Ensure all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Instructions at all times.
    • Report all accidents, unsafe positions, defected equipment, and safety complains to immediate supervisor or to HSE representative.
    • Read and interpret drilling plans to ensure cost-effectiveness of all drilling operations.
    • Ensure proper rig-up and rig-down procedures.
    • Provide reliable and accurate operational knowledge and practical application to minimize down time and loss of production.
    • Plan and mobilize equipment to drilling site (Tramming).
    • Work collaboratively with Mining Engineers and the Survey team to ensure drilling is undertaken to plan.
    • Provide ongoing coordination of services and communicate with supervisors and fellow crew members.

    Education and Experience

    • Must possess at least MSLC/SHS Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Must have at least three (3) years’ working experience in an underground mining.
    • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings, parts books and service manuals (including specifications) for Company Equipment.
    • Must have basic electrical and mechanical knowledge on the ITH Cubex Machine.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak good English.
    • Must possess a valid Driver's License/Operating Permits.

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