Senior Geologist – Evaluation at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

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Job Description

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and 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 SENIOR GEOLOGIST – EVALUATION .

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.
  • Develop the annual Evaluation cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium term and LoM business plans
  • Deliver the work of the Evaluation function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs
  • 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, CARO etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements

 

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

Qualification

  • BSc or an MSc in Geology

Experience 

  • 3 years general geology and Resource estimation experience.
  • A good knowledge of geostatistics
  • Exposure to exploration and mine geology
  • A good working knowledge of Resource estimation software packages
  • A good working knowledge of databases, laboratories and assay QAQC.
  • 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

 

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 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
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 23rd April. 2022

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