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  • Posted: Dec 24, 2020
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    Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.Newmonts Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Gha...
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    Security Manager

    About This Role

    • Leads all elements of the Ahafo North Construction and Operational Security in accordance with established Newmont policies and procedures and to apply the best practices of industrial security (guarding and security technology) to the protection of the company personnel, contractors, visitors, assets, processes, property and product.
    • This role will support, implement and manage the Newmont security strategy on site, in the region and throughout the organization.

    Main Responsibility Areas;

    • Threat and Risk Management/Asset Protection
    • Construction Management
    • Emergency Management
    • People Management
    • Planning and Reporting
    • Relationship with Local Law Enforcement
    • Safety
    • Security Intelligence
    • Project Team Participation

    In This Role You Will:

    Threat and Risk Management/Asset Protection 

    • Conduct, refine and maintain Security Threat Risk Assessments (TRA), Security Vulnerability Assessments (SVA), VPSHR Risk Assessments, People Threat Management Assessments and appropriate Mitigation Action Plans for Ahafo North Project Departments;Set performance metrics for TRA/SVA/VPSHR Mitigation Action Plans.
    • Identify staffing needs for the project and plan for LOM.
    • Keep abreast of best practices and emerging security technologies.
    • Develop and implement Ahafo North project security awareness programs;Identify and manage critical Project security risks through appropriate mitigation plans /actions.

    Construction Management

    • BRP compliance;Timeline compliance;Approve and sign off of security designs, including IESS requirements.
    • Identify and develop Ahafo North security contract tender specifications, performance requirements and measures.
    • Participate as a key member of the contractor selection adjudication panel.
    • Manage the security contract of Ahafo North contractor employees, including execution of security training and tasks to the appropriate standard at fixed installations, roving patrols, a security operations center, and  investigative and analytical functions.
    • Manage relationship with security contract service provider and external stakeholders.

    Emergency Management 

    • Plan for emergency preparedness and contingencies, and function as a crisis management team member.
    • Review and maintain current Emergency Evacuation Tactical and Trigger Action plans for the site and implement new planning format in conjunction with Health and Safety and super HR Group (HR, Site Services, L&D).

    People Management

    • Plan, develop, and effectively implement training programs for internal and external security resources, the Security Department (employees and contractor staff).
    • Establish and train Mobile Response Teams to include the identification of top performing contractor personnel,the deployment, integration and coordination with Public Security teams  assigned to the units.

    Planning and Reporting 

    • Prepare, perform analyses, and report data to the Project Team.
    • Develop, plan, and implement an annual operations plan; Direct the Site Security budgeting process and manage budget by forecasting costs and monitoring expenditure to ensure cost control for the Project.
    • Monitor the expenditure against the budget and confirming that spending occurs within the budgetary restrictions.

    Relationship with Local Law Enforcement

    • Liaison effectively with local and regional civil authorities, police, military, and community groups.  Work closely with these groups, and with the Community Relations team, to address issues in the community before they become security problems.


    • Drive safety culture in all aspects of security Project operations;Oversee that all work carried out adheres to Health and Safety standard operating procedures, systems and protocols.

    Security Intelligence 

    • Co-ordinate the collection and analysis efforts targeted at providing timely and accurate assessment and warning of developing security threats;Manage Online Intelligence data collection and reporting.

    Project Team Participation 

    • Advice and and provide support to the Project Leadership team on security matters;Ensure that security is incorporated in routine operations, forecasting, and strategic planning.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist 

    • Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):
      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certificate/experience in the fields of Security Management, Emergency management, Criminal Justice and Military Management or related discipline.
      • Internationally recognized professional qualification and certification in Security, preferably ASIS or equivalent International certification, e.g. Physical Security Professional (PSP) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or any equivalent international Security certification or studying towards such a certification.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of the organizational structure and management team.
    • Knowledge of vendors and suppliers applicable to the department.
    • Knowledge of internal administration and communication processes, procedures and systems.
    • Knowledge of the organization’s invoicing and requisition processes, procedures and systems.
    • Project knowledge and experience.


    • Knowledge and experience within the security industry is required.
    • A minimum of 10+ years of relevant Africa work experience.
    • Prior experience working with an expatriate work force.
    • Strong Supervisory and Management experience.
    • Demonstrated successes in working collaboratively in multi-cultural teams in expatriate settings. Work in developing countries, specifically in West Africa preferred.

    Technical Skills:

    • Strong analytical skills and business acumen to make sound decisions and recommendations.
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with good oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong Computer skills, including MS Office, Word Excel, Power Point and Outlook applications.
    • Excellent people skills.
    • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Information monitoring and management skills.
    • Planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
    • Administrative skills.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Detail focused.
    • Initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Pro-active.
    • Resilient.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Diplomacy.
    • Team player.
    • Work efficiently.

    Working Conditions

    • The position is in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.
      • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
      • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit at a desk for extended periods, climb stairs, walk, hike and stand.
      • Work Environment: The noise level in the office work environment is minimal.  External noise levels may be loud at times

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    Environment Officer – Compliance

    About This Role:

    • Coordinate all environmental aspects relating to environment compliance to ensure all related environmental policies, procedures and standards, Ghanaian laws and regulations as well as Newmont Corporate Environmental Standards are complied with at all times.

    In This Role You Will:

    Environmental Compliance

    • Track compliance of operational activities and report non-compliances immediately to Environment Supervisor.
    • Develop corrective action plans and track to completion, where required.
    • Analyse data and ensure non-compliances are immediately reported to the Environment Supervisor for investigation.
    • Identify trends in environmental monitoring data.
    • Report all non-compliance issues immediately.
    • Assist in managing the environmental data system by continuously collating and validating environmental data and updating the database from field monitoring programs and from results of laboratory analysis.
    • Actively participate in environmental awareness program for all Ahafo North Employees and Contractors.
    • Maintain compliance data files through proven document control procedures.
    • Review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for various environmental activities.

    Environmental Reporting

    • Manage data collection from NGGL Operations departments to support preparation of required reports/documents to satisfy legal, financial, and regulatory reporting requirements.
    • Comply with the compilation of regular reports assigned to this position (EPA and WRC reports) as required.

    Audits and Inspection

    • Conduct environmental audits and inspections, both internal and external (vendor facilities and contractors).
    • Assist in the coordination of site visits of the Environmental Protection Agency, Mineral Commission, Water Resources Commission and/or other (regulatory) agencies for environmental inspections and audits as well as third party auditors.
    • Participate in environmental risk assessment process.

    Team Leadership

    • Review monitoring schedules.
    • Supervise Environment Technician(s) – Compliance.


    • Report all incidents and accidents in the work group to enable management to identify areas for improvement in work practices.
    • Demonstrate leadership in safety and comply with Newmont Ghana HSLP policies and procedures that involve but are not limited to Safety Inspections, Safety Training, Annual Refresher, Safety Talks, Incident Reporting and Investigation etc.
    • Present information accurately at safety/environment meetings.
    • Assist Business Partners in undertaking job hazard analysis.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • First degree in Environmental Science or related fields.

    Additional Knowledge:

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


    • Minimum of 5 years environmental management experience working in the mining or related industrial operations.
    • Experienced working with ISO4001 or similar Environmental Management Systems.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds).
    • Strong presentation, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills.
    • Sound auditing skills (environmental auditing).
    • Sound coaching and mentoring skills.
    • Sound change management skills.
    • Sound computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Accuracy.
    • Approachable.
    • Dedicated.
    • Results driven.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Analytical.
    • Efficiency.
    • Initiating.
    • Multi-tasking.
    • Pro-active.
    • Quality oriented.
    • Team Player.
    • Work under pressure.

    Working Conditions

    • Majority of the incumbent’s job requires daily inspections which encompasses driving long distances through operational areas and all over the mining lease with some areas being remote and isolated.

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