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2019 Staffing At AngloGold Ashanti August 2021 - Jobvacan

2019 Staffing At AngloGold Ashanti

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.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as

Job Description



The purpose of the Chief Geologist — Exploration role is to manage, design, implement, interpret, budget and report on all aspects of site exploration and development plans with a 12 to 24-month outlook within assigned area of responsibility.


  • Establish the necessary Exploration processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, and being operationally ready.
  • Develop and communicate a rolling 18-month plan, by quarter, that delivers required Exploration services and outputs
  • Develop the annual Exploration cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium term and LOM business plans.
  • Deliver the work of the Exploration function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPls.
  • 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, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements.



  • At least BSc or MSc in Geology


  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience
  • Broad experience in exploring for a range of ore deposit types in a number of jurisdictions. Gold experience relative to the orebody being preferential.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in ore deposit development and an understanding of locality prospectivity and ore deposit models to identify new targets and new projects

Technical Competencies

  • Proficient in a wide range of exploration practices and ore deposit development techniques
  • Advanced Applied Geological Methods
    Exploration methods
    Ore development methods
  • Operational management
  • Coreyard
  • Equipment
  • Basic Applied Geological Methods
  • Project Management

Leadership 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 Organisational 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.

Please note – only candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.


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