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AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine is seeking experienced and self-motivated persons to join their team.

SAP System Advisor.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The SAP System Advisor is accountable for coordinating and delivering the SAP PM business solution in AGAG to fully function within the agreed budget costs and timeframes. The role holder will lead the set-up of SAP and will be monitoring the progress and controlling the progress directly using the AGAG planners through the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning stages, interfacing and coordinating the SAP PM activities for all the equipment at AGAG.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Deliver the Safety Management plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Provide technical input to the Safety Manager, Refurbishment Manager, Planning Manager, Technical Services Manager and Construction Manager in order to develop the safety management plan for the construction and refurbishment works, consistent with AGA’s Integrated Management System and Standards.
  • Review the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Advise and train the planners on the use of SAP PM in the planning the of the construction, refurbishment and maintenance activities in accordance with the Government of Ghana conditions of approvals and the site’s Environmental Management Plan
  • Issue environmental related instruction to any employees at the workplace
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
  • Utilise, ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Provide guidance and training to the planning team and entire Obuasi in fully effective use of SAP PM within the timeframes and budget agreed, such that users will to be fully conversant with and competent in application of all aspects of the SAP PM modules, creating super-users
  • Identify all points where SAP PM knowledge can be enhanced across the maintenance and operations on Obuasi site
  • Develop a skills matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements and when complete will provide the correct level of competencies in the SAP PM for all users in planning
  • Verify that supervisors complete the skills matrix and maintain up-to-date
  • Identify skill deficiencies and initiate corrective action.
  • Input into the design and constructability process, ensuring safe constructability remains a high priority. Including HAZID’s and HAZOP’s and schedule development.
  • Provide major inputs to Operational Readiness for the Surface engineering/maintenance throughout the operation.
  • Develop the Operational Readiness plan for the Engineering team including localization plan.
  • Implement the approved organizational structure required to deliver the project targets and future operational requirements planning.
  • Develop in SAP PM, an asset management strategy in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in maintenance planning activities.
  • Lead the implementation of AMPL, TM1 and support the AGA Asset Management framework implementation in Obuasi
  • Ensure the planning of the work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost
  • Identify sub-standard work practices and take action to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices – carry out corrective action.
  • Ensure the competencies allow the implementation of corporate programs,e.g. asset management strategies, System for People, Operational Effectiveness, etc across areas of control.
  • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
  • Identify, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage the department in line with operational budget
  • Set up SAP PM for the maintenance of the Processing Plant, Underground and Surface mine infrastructure and equipment within the approved project schedule, achieving all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Identify in a timely manner all current and potential risks to the Refurbishment, Construction and Maintenance activities utilizing the established Risk Management System, identifying activities and strategies to eliminate, manage or mitigate these risks
  • Oversee refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.
  • Proactively identify and manage change to avoid potential cost, schedule and quality issues.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Maintenance Engineering, or equivalent
  • Certificate in Maintenance Planning
  • Certificate in SAP PM, asset management and Maintenance Planning Tool, and SAP trainer certification
  • Certificate in Materials Management (ERP usage for maintenance parts and consumables).
  • Masters’ Degree in Management will be an advantage.
  • Financial, Commercial and Project management through work experience and courses.

Experience

  • An experienced SAP PM, Maintenance Planning and ERP Trainer; a mechanical/electrical/ maintenance engineer with 10+ years’ experience in maintenance planning for Surface Processing Plant, Underground and Surface Mine Infrastructure and Equipment.
  • 5+ years’ experience in training SAP PM, ERP and Planning Modules to create fully competent knowledgeable users and super- users to budget and timeframe.
  • Detailed competency and knowledge of SAP PM module and ERP (SAP) operation and usage
  • An SAP “Guru” and certified SAP trainer (particularly for PM and Planning modules)
  • Experience in management of planning for Maintenance and Repair Contracts (MARC)

Legal Requirements

  • Must possess Engineering Managers Certificate of Competency from Mineral Commission of Ghana.
  • Professional Certificated Engineer with a relevant certification body

Technical Competencies

  • Strong knowledge in SAP, especially PM and Planning, ERP
  • Strong maintenance planning competencies in fixed and mobile plants and mining
  • Sound project management skills
  • Should have analytical skills to be able to evaluate information and solve complex problems.
  • Detail oriented to understand complex systems, and recognition that a minor error can cause major problems.
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems.
  • Excellent skills in SAP (particularly Maintenance and Parts/Consumable Materials Modules), Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel.
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge in AGA standards
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrate understanding of good engineering practices and the implement proactive maintenance strategies

Other Competencies

  • Must train a team of “knowledgeable, competent to “super”- users of SAP PM;
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs;
  • Model work behaviors for your subordinates,
  • Consistent with the company values
  • Find innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.

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

CLOSING DATE: 11TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Business Improvement Specialist.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The BI Specialist will lead the identification and implementation of critical improvement projects that deliver and promote a culture of sustainable continuous improvements (CI) across site. The role holder will also support site Management by providing training in continuous improvement methodologies and tools to facilitate the project identification and implementation process.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Facilitate the process of identifying and implementing Continuous Improvement (CI) projects across site
  • Develop and regularly update a sitewide process improvement or cost reduction model
  • Perform sensitivity analysis on the process improvement model and identify potential risks and opportunities for review improvement initiatives and compile weekly progress reports
  • Complete post-implementation reviews to ensure agreed milestones of CI projects have been achieved
  • Track and report on CI project benefits – in terms of monetary and process improvements
  • Document and share lessons learned following completion of CI projects
  • Provide continuous improvement training to assist HODs and Implementation Facilitators within all functions to identify and deliver opportunities for improvement.
  • Report on compliance to continuous improvement standards across functions
  • Audit and confirm stakeholders and functional leads are progressing improvement initiatives using the agreed methodologies and standards
  • Audit and confirm that all projects are aligned with health and safety standards
  • Develop and communicate change management plans for applicable BI projects
  • Review and analyse trends in safety performance metrics in the Project Services and Business Improvement (PSBI) department and make appropriate recommendations to the HOD

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Business or a relevant business / engineering qualification.
  • Holder of Lean Six Sigma Certifications (Green Belt or Black Belt) have a distinct advantage.


Experience 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ proven experience in implementing continuous improvement initiatives, preferably in a mining company

Technical Competencies

  • Excellent understanding of continuous improvement concepts including Six Sigma, Lean, value stream mapping
  • Knowledge of PIPWare software and familiarity with Value Driver Trees is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements. Able to make sense of complex business processes within a mining environment
  • Effective problem solver with the ability to examine and re-engineer processes, procedures, and practices
  • Proven record of delivering business improvement through transformational projects

Other  Competencies

  • Fostering a team environment – Inspiring and Motivating Others, promoting Collaboration and Teamwork, Developing Others, Communicating prolifically
  • Building Effective Working Relationships – The ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross-functional working relationship, coach and develop a team to deliver at their highest capability
  • Building Trust & Accountability – Displaying high levels of integrity and honesty
  •  Ability to advise, persuade and influence people in a professional and effective manner

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Paste Plant Shift Supervisor.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Paste Plant Supervisor has the operational accountability of playing integral role in the commissioning of the plant, stabilize its operations as quickly as practical and optimize its operations with improvement initiatives. Achieving this will require human interventions at varying skill levels in conjunction with a degree of automations. The purpose of this role is to offer first line leadership and mentoring to the pastefill plant operating team. This shall entail sound decision making skills, strong sense of judgement, team building, monitoring, controlling, making adjustment where necessary and reporting any deviations from set KPIs and expectations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Actively promote and partake in all Health, Safety and Environmental programs as set out by AGAG Obuasi.
  • Serve as the coordinator for all paste plant emergencies including safety, health, environment, and security as all such communications are directed at the control room for dissemination.
  • Accountable for his or her own safety and the safety of all employees on the mine including his direct reports and contractors.
  • Report all safety, health, and environmental incidents, near misses or hazards including property damages.
  • Conduct formal meetings with team and report any weaknesses in the environmental procedures.
  • Investigate all environmental incidents in assigned work areas and prepare reports with recommendations for the Departmental Manager for onward submission to the Environmental Manager or his representative
  • Attend all scheduled and assigned environmental training meetings.
  • Assist in developing and periodic review of SOPs related to his or her area of accountability.
  • Socialize SOPs and other operational document related to his/her area of responsibility to his direct reports.
  • Research into best practices and be updated with new and improved approach to operating goldroom and gravity circuit.
  • Capture all training events on learning management systems.
  • Assist in implementing the training framework across Business partners such as suppliers and services providers.
  • Provide effective leadership to reinforce company’s culture and values
  • Be skilled in building constructive relationship with colleague supervisors from affiliated intra and inter departments such as Technical Metallurgical team, SHE, Security, Engineering, Geology and Mining.
  • Contribute positively to improvement initiatives on the plant and shall not hold back any of such idea from supervisors and colleagues.
  • Constant monitoring, adjustment and controlling of plant KPIs and processes stream to:
    • Achieve paste production targets whiles on duty.
    • Liaise with the Geotechnical team to ensure the QA/QC of the paste product.
    • Adopt Cost control measure to production including all consumables, reagents, PPEs, etc.
    • Use of plant mechanical and electrical equipment in a manner that protects and prevents unnecessary damage, breakdown or wear that leads to avoidable downtime or safety concerns.
    • Ensure all required sampling are done correctly, signed off and submitted to the lab.
    • Recording, reporting and analyzing accurately the needed information on logsheets and logbooks for decision making and signing off on his sectional records.
  • Constant assessment and challenging of the status quo to identify and align operations to best industrial standards and practices.
  • Maintain discipline and performance management among the members under his span of control.
  • Take appropriate actions in case of irregularities, indiscipline, or emergencies in consultation with Plant Shift Superintend and Managers etc.
  • Investigate all appropriate equipment related safety and environmental incidents and implement action
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Paste Plant Operations Superintendent and Plant Management

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • BSc/Diploma Metallurgical, Chemical, or Materials and mechanical Engineering with 5 years process plant experience.
  • Qualification from an A-level with 5 years process plant control room operation experience could be considered.
  • Basic First Aid Certification will be a plus

Experience 

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience on a recognized process plant as an operations supervisor
  • Experience with backfilling or hydrafill operations.
  • Mobile equipment operating experience will be a plus.
  • knowledge/experience with process plant reagents.
  • Very experienced in thickener operations.

Legal Requirement

  • MINCOM Certification as a Plant Supervisor

Technical Competencies

  • Good computer skills
  • Must be able to understand and appreciate the hazards associated with process plant reagent and gold room activities.
  • Good communication skills.

Other Competencies

  • Self-motivated/driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Good leadership skills and must carry along his team to achieve target.
  • Good conflict resolution skills

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Metallurgical Superintendent.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Metallurgical Superintendent is generally responsible for everything QA/QC that the department is involved with including data management, efficiencies, and researching into opportunities for the future. The incumbent with directives from the Plant Manager -Technical, should always be armed with sound reasons behind the good, the bad and the ugly of what is happening on the plant and give technical guidance to the operations team and as well be involved with setting up robust metallurgical data management system and inform plant management and any stakeholders with timely and meaningful technical reports in support of the department operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Application of HSE regulations with zero tolerance for breaches.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Continuous improvement of design and field safety performance.
  • Timely investigation of all injuries, illness, and incidents with action plans developed to prevent recurrences
  • Contribute to the Metallurgy Department target to achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate with sphere of influence.
  • Clearly define the roles and accountabilities of team members.
  • Support the recruitment and appointment of people to role in as directed by and in consultation with process management
  • Communicate policies and procedures in a manner so as to achieve full understanding and compliance
  • Provide guidance and leadership to achieve maximum performance among the team.
  • Actively support the design and review of Process Automation, control systems and Metallurgical accounting.
  • Conduct quality assurance on external Laboratory services providers.
  • Assist in the drafting and review of all service contracts of the processing plant.
  • Design Biox bacteria Inoculum builds up program and facilitate its implementation.
  • Design and implement sampling regimes for data acquisition and reporting
  • Manage process monitoring equipment, calibrations, and certifications
  • Develop/Review and implement Standard operating Procedures for Metallurgical Operations.
  • Drive and coordinate the sectional budget that supports the company’s objectives and strategy
  • Ensure cost impacts in area of accountability are evaluated, approved and budget is revised
  • Identify, communicate, and implement potential cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage AFE’s for capital expenditure that will improve throughput, reduce cost or improve efficiencies.
  • Develop the risk and risk mitigation plans and activities for all work scopes and changes relating to the processing plant operations and infrastructure.
  • Develop a plan to ensure metallurgical equipment maintenance/ replacement is achieved in line with the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Ensure the SAP asset maintenance management system is fully utilized for maintenance activities and that all team members are competent in the utilization of the SAP.
  • Develop and maintain the Metallurgical Management Plan, as a key Project Execution sub plan for the area of accountability
  • Arrange input and support into establishing and maintaining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget, schedule, and construction work packs for refurbishment activities.
  • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review, and appropriate technical and non-technical documentation for approval.
  • Drive the International Cyanide Management Code (ICMI) recertification for Obuasi Mine.
  • Maintain meeting records, agreed actions, and follow up to ensure actions are completed.
  • Maintain a regular SAP asset maintenance management system operational readiness interface and hand over meeting.
  • Participate in formal cost and schedule reviews to support accurate and timely reporting.
  • Produce accurate and timely weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting that can clearly convey the status of safety, cost, schedule and quality for the construction, refurbishment, and operational works.
  • Lead process quality assurance audits and drive corrective/improvement measures
  • Inspect plant refurbishments and plant modifications to ensure works are delivered in accordance with applicable designs, specifications, and expectations
  • Perform audits on metallurgical practices, correct and implement sustainable actions.
  • Continuously identify and collate opportunities to improve cost, schedule, quality and safety outcomes to all engineering, production, refurbishment, and construction activities undertaken in accountability.
  • Provide technical knowledge, “metallurgical” input into the development and execution of the commissioning plan.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Bachelors in Metallurgy, Mineral, Material or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution.

Experience 

  • At least 8 – 10 years’ experience in a processing plant; preferably 5 – 8 years at a middle management role.
  • Experience and understanding of total mining cycle.
  • Proven experience in collaborating with plant operations maintenance department

Technical Competencies

  • Plant performance and efficiency
  • Strategy development and implementation experience
  • Plant maintenance control
  • Knowledge in SCADA and process control.
  • Budgeting and budget control including the understanding of interdepartmental costing
  • Proven Metallurgical Accounting with implementation of databases
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metallurgical research processes including test work procedures, circuit and financial modelling
  • Proven knowledge of engineering principles of process equipment

Leadership Competencies

  • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Self-starter with ability to justify, initiate and drive process case through implementation to completion
  • Accountable
  • Strong and proven decision-making skills.
  • Willingness to delegate
  • Demonstrates behaviour consistent with AGA values.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and motivating skills
  • People management

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Plant Operations Superintendent.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The purpose of this role is to offer the link between process plant management and the field operating team. He/she shall be responsible and supervise the field implementations of strategies and initiatives including budget controls, aimed at improving the department output. The task shall require sound communication skills, good decision-making skills, strong sense of fair judgement, team building, controlling, absolute grasp of the plant flowchart and set KPIs and or expectations. The Plant Operations Superintendent shall work under the directives and supervision of the Plant Manager-Operations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Manage Safety plan elements for the areas under the incumbent’s control
  • Review application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction and infrastructure workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Demonstrate Safety behaviour consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed, so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Contribute to the Processing Department’s target to achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate with sphere of influence
  • Contribute to the Processing Department’s objective to eliminate hydrocarbon and hyper saline water spills to zero within the Metallurgy Department
  • Develop and review cyanide management protocol in compliance with ICMI Code with projects in his/her space.
  • Ensure the organisation structure can deliver the operational efficiency strategy.
  • Communicate policies and procedures to stakeholders in a manner to achieve full understanding and compliance.
  • Provide guidance to subordinates in leadership techniques to achieve maximum performance.
  • Develop a skill matrix that includes all disciplines and individual achievements
  • Ensure subordinates provide all input up to date for the skill matrix.
  • Manage all direct reports through; performing performance appraisals; recommending further / relevant training courses and development actions in accordance with AGAG’s people development program(s).
  • Conduct robust succession planning for the Process – shift operations team.
  • Inspect and monitor that all out-posted role-holders work within the work Management System framework and that coaching is conducted where work is not completed to an acceptable standard.
  • Provide feedback to the Plant Manager – Operations for the role-holders (including Student, Graduate and Production Metallurgists and Metallurgical Technicians Metallurgists) regarding the quality and performance of tasks executed by the role-holders so that the Manager can monitor the effectiveness of their team and conduct Personal Effective Reviews and Appraisals
  • Develop/Review Standard Operating Procedures for all work.
  • Provide recommendations to the Processing Management regarding content and quality of all Work Packages in the department considering, safety, resources and efficiency (of time, cost and productivity) so that any operational changes are incorporated into Work Packages
  • Ensure Management of change processes are followed and well documented for all projects.
  • Be familiar with Legal Instruments (LI’s) and Codes as laid down by the Republic of Ghana and ensure compliance by his/her team.
  • Coordinate the execution of, and verify that, all Processing activities are executed in accordance with the conditions of State and Federal approvals, Public Environmental Review commitments, Mining Proposals, the Mines Safety and Inspection Act, Dangerous Goods Act and other statutory obligations including those identified in the Obligations Register which is developed and maintained by the Sustainability Department.
  • Provide appropriate training, coaching, and monitoring so that all contractors and consultants are aware of the relevant statutory requirement are adhered to during project execution.
  • The role holder will provide full accountability by ensuring efficient plant performance with his operating team and pushing the limits of operating set parameters.
  • The incumbent will be expected to assist with exploring opportunities in all sections of the plant including;
    • primary crushing of run-of mine ore, and conveying to a crushed ore stockpile.
    • reclaim of ore from the crushed ore stockpile and processing through a semi autogenous.
    • grinding (‘SAG’) and ball mill (‘SAB’) grinding circuit, including flash
  • Comply with all AGAG-Obuasi security protocols especially that governing the process plant with his team and ensure strict adherence of same by his shift operators.
  • He/she must be able to use the SCADA system to troubleshoot problems and guide improve plant performance.
  • He or she must be able to take sound decisions from many production variables and complex situations on behalf of plant management and his shift.
  • Be skilled in building constructive relationship with work colleagues from affiliated intra and inter departments such as Technical Metallurgical team, SHE, Security, Engineering, Geology and Mining
  • Contribute positively to improvement initiatives, strong awareness for challenges and risk on the plant and drive solutions to such issues with his team.
  • He/she shall maintain a clean work environment (Housekeeping) at all time. He/she shall observe “everything in its rightful position at all times” attitude in his area of work.
  • Take ownership of management plans and improvement strategies, sell them to his team for successful execution on the field and give feedback to management.
  • Deep holistic appreciation of all plant operational KPIs and drive its minute by minute execution with his team.
  • He/she is accountable for close monitoring of strength and weaknesses in individuals within his team and train, coach, mentor and develop competencies to strengthen his team.
  • He she shall be accountable for staff work attendance, leave planning and periodic staff appraisals as required by HR in consultation with Plant Manager-Operations.
  • Adopt cost control measures to production including all reasonable use of consumables, tools, reagents, PPEs, etc.
  • Use of plant mechanical and electrical equipment in a manner that protects and prevents unnecessary equipment damage, breakdowns that leads to avoidable downtime or safety concerns.
  • Take absolute accountability for information on log sheets and logbooks for submission and technical decision making.
  • Contribute to the annual Processing Department budget by preparing costed justifications for authorised brainstorming initiatives and integrating into the annual budget for the Department by September each year.
  • Develop and review and train his operating team on Standard Operating Procedures to execute all production task.
  • Conduct Risk Assessment task that may require them, properly explain each RA to his/her team before task is done and where SLAM is needed by his team, he/she must ensure that it is facilitated per the right protocols.
  • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review and approve appropriate technical and non-technical documentation
  • Proactively identify and manage change to avoid potential cost, schedule and quality issues
  • Oversee mechanical refurbishment witness inspections and testing regime to ensure quality and or performance is in line with obligations and expectations.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Metallurgy, Mineral, Material or Chemical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (Ghana Institution of Engineers)

 
Experience 

  • 10 years’ experience in a processing plant. Preferably 5 – 8 years in a senior supervisory role
  • Plant Commissioning Experience.
  • Experience and good understanding of total mining cycle.
  • Proven experience in collaborating with the engineering department.
  • Minimum understanding of Metallurgical Accounting and its interpretation

Legal Requirement

  • Plant/Met/Processing Superintendent Certification

Technical Competencies

  • Management of plant performance and efficiency
  • Budgeting
  • Production scheduling
  • Stock management and control
  • In depth understanding of Metallurgical Accounting
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metallurgical processes such as, but not limited to, size reduction, flotation, leaching, desorption and tailings disposal

Leadership Competencies

  • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Should not require direct supervision because this incumbent provides leadership especially after normal office hours
  • Accountable
  • Strong and proven decision-making skills.
  • Willingness to delegate
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with AGA values.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and motivating skills

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Senior Metallurgist.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The incumbent will design, develop, and manage the accounting features of the gold processing plant and ensure raw materials for processing are accurate for safe sustainable plant throughput and gold recovery at a minimum cost. He/she will act as a continuous improvement champion and facilitate projects that delivers and promotes a culture of sustainable continuous improvements within the department.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Contribute to the Processing Department target to achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate with sphere of influence.
  • Contribute to the Processing Department’s objective to eliminate hydrocarbon and hyper saline water spills to zero within the Metallurgy Department.
  • Ensure the organization structure is capable of delivering the metallurgical efficiency strategy
  • Develop and set-up process automation, control systems and on-stream Metallurgical Monitoring for accurate and consistent data.
  • Develop first fill and operational regents and consumables procurement plan and track delivery.
  • Identify and maintain required inventory of critical spares and consumables
  • Conduct the drafting, review, adjudicating and managing of all service contracts of the processing plant.
  • Develop BIOX bacteria inoculum build up program and facilitate its implementation.
  • Provide input into the process team readiness, recruitment, training and development of standard operating procedures, policies, etc.
  • Where practicable, identify manual sampling protocols for plant data
  • Investigate operational bottlenecks in the plant and make recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies, product quality, and reduce costs, as part of the Full Potential program.
  • Model the process flowsheet and conduct integrative online mass balancing and simulation for troubleshooting and optimisation works
  • Model the Sulphide Treatment Plant metallurgical accounting system with the modelling tools for steady state or dynamic plant model development for various applications

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Recognized tertiary qualification in Metallurgy, Mineral or Chemical Engineering
  • Certificate of competence from MINCOM as per LI 2182 would be an advantage

Experience 

  • Minimum of 5 years of post-tertiary practice on a recognized process plant

Technical Competencies

  • Good computer skills especially with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to communicate thoughts and ideas
  • Must have good sense of ownership, commitment and self-motivated to achieve set targets

Leadership Competencies

  • Self-driven to achieve targets and improve the status quo.
  • Self-starter with ability to justify, initiate and drive process case through implementation to completion
  • Accountable
  • Strong and proven decision-making skills.
  • Willingness to delegate
  • Demonstrates behaviour consistent with AGA values.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and motivating skills
  • People management

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

TO APPLY, CLICK HERE

Senior Manager – Corporate Affairs 

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Senior Manager – Corporate Affairs is accountable for designing, implementing and constantly improving the strategy to manage the internal and external stakeholder relationships at government, industry and corporate level, acting as Public and Corporate Affairs representative for AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited and its subsidiaries in Ghana.

The role holder will also provide specialist support by managing media relations to ensure effective and correct publishing of articles and promote AGA’s corporate image by developing a stakeholder engagement plan for internal and external stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Design and implement Communication Plan from a Ghana Country perspective, managing the content of messages to both internal and external AGA Stakeholders in Ghana.
  • Develop a communication strategy (Media, government relations & communities) for AGAG, AAIL and the SDUs.
  • Customize AGA group and Business Unit Government Relation Strategy, Policy, Procedure and tools to ensure seamless engagement and relations with all Government stakeholders in Ghana.
  • Adopt and support Business Community and Industry collective agenda and represent AGA in business lead dialogue, both private to private and private to public.
  • Establish systems and procedures to effectively manage internal and external relations and communications.
  • Ensure industry and legislative compliance and early bird warning systems are in place, feeding back changes in legislation and industry networks to ensure a competitive advantage.
  • Consolidate Monthly Reports, develop and circulate internal communication briefs from Corporate and the Business Unit.
  • Manage the intranet and all AGA Ghana Communication platforms by ensuring that they contain up to-date data and information
  • Monitor progress and outcomes of Government, corporate and communication related interventions against strategy objectives and targets
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the department regarding Safety, Health, and Sustainable Development
  • Manage all environmental requirements for the Department and integrate this work into the Department’s budget
  • Provide the systems, resources and expertise to the Ghana Business Unit to develop the workforce to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, life of mine (LoM) plan and strategy according to their role and level of authority
  • Nurture and sustain a culture of Accountability and continuous improvement within the Corporate Affairs Function
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Exco, Corporate, CARO, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Unions, Labour Commission, Minerals Commission, Immigration Department and the NPRA, EPA, Chamber of Mines)

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Post-graduate degree in Corporate Communications or Business Management

 
Experience 

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in business management of which five (5+) years should be at a senior management level with specific understanding of corporate governance, legislative changes, stakeholders management and the impact thereof on the corporate environment.
  • Diplomatic and strategic negotiation skills.

Technical Competencies

  • Functional Knowledge in Corporate Affairs
  • Negotiation skills
  • Management Development & Training
  • Network and working relationship with key external stakeholders within Ghana (regulators, relevant ministries, chamber of mines, etc.)

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 perspective in adapting plans for achieving organizational objectives
  • Maximizing Performance Results – Solving problems and analysing issues, driving for results

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

CLOSING DATE: 15TH JULY, 2022.

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