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Job Opportunity: Senior Engineer – Mine Planning (Medium Term)

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Job Opportunity: Senior Engineer – Mine Planning (Medium Term)

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (IDUAPRIEM) LIMITED (A subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited) operate the combined Teberebie and Iduapriem open-pits gold mines at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana and has a work force of over 1400, including contractors.

Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position:                                  Senior Engineer – Mine Planning (Medium Term)

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Contract Type/Duration:         Permanent

Number of Position(s):            One (1)

Department:                            Mining

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Role Purpose

To provide technical mine designs to support the production and planning functions as well as performing sophisticated engineering duties to support mine studies and projects.

Role Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the technical services team and support functions in providing technical operational support
  • Contribute to maintaining a safe workplace for all employees and external service providers by complying with existing processes and procedures
  • Complies with existing processes to ensure that all environmental risks and emerging issues are identified
  • Utilizes and maintains processes to ensure the development of optimized plans that ensure delivery of the budget requirements.
  • Ensure that the use of department resources & time are optimized to ensure delivery of the required designs.
  • Provide guidance to short-term planning / scheduling to ensure alignment to longer-term goals.
  • Assist in developing long term guidelines & procedures and ensure they are updated bi-annually as required.
  • Assist in planning the work required to deliver reserve calculations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Utilize established systems to collect and manage operational data, monitor performance and for identifying opportunities to drive operational excellence.
  • Work closely with short term to ensure compliance to the plans.
  • Ensure pit & dump engineering designs are available and meet all technical and safety requirements.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate communications within the department and other departments by maintaining appropriate relationships.
  • Assist in planning the work required and deliver reserve calculations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participate in the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement, sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction.
  • Perform any related planning duties that may be required from time to time.
  • Continuously identify and address gaps in own performance and develop mitigating action plans to close the gap.

Person’s Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or its related field from a recognized institution
  • 7 years proven experience in mine planning in open pit mining environment
  • Must possess Mine Foreman certificate of competency from MINCOM
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of fundamental open pit designs
  • Proficiency with Mine Planning Software packages
  • Knowledge of a variety of mining methods to applicable site
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong desire to coach and develop others by sharing skills and knowledge
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Must posses very strong human relations skills and ability to interact with people of diverse culture and value
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and proficiency in driving light vehicle
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Mode of Application

Interested candidates should submit their application by clicking on “APPLY” button below before close of business on Tuesday, 30 November 2021. Applicants not contacted within 31 days of applying, should consider their application unsuccessful.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AAIL.

APPLY

BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!!! AAIL does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +233 277 761 555Ext 2222 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by calling 0800 400 01 or  sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing 24cthonesty@ethics-line.com or using the internet at www.tip-offs.com
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