2018 Nov. Vacancies At AngloGold Ashanti

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5 Nov, 2018

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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

Job Title: Socio-Economic Development Officer.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The purpose of the Socio-Economic Development Officer’s role is to assist the Socio-economic Development Superintendent to be responsible for facilitating, promoting and ensuring community and economic development in order to secure opportunities for economic and business development and increase local employment. This role should support the attainment of a thriving local economy and diversification of same.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provides leadership through broad community involvement which promotes the economic well-being of the community while understanding that a social and environmentally healthy community is vital to the local economy of the Obuasi Mine.
  • Acts as a liaison and support advisor on economic development to public officials, the private sector and the mine.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of a relevant economic development program for the Obuasi community.
  • Supports the assesses and planning for community development needs.
  • Assists in the identification of sectorial opportunities for economic development (i.e. mine employment support, tourism, arts and crafts, etc.).
  • Acts as a liaison between local organizations, businesses and individuals and representatives of government, business and industry concerning economic development.
  • Assists in the development of partnerships within the community to develop and promote opportunities.
  • Assists local organizations, businesses and individuals to take advantage of economic development opportunities and major projects within the mine catchment area.
  • Assists local organizations, businesses and individuals to take advantage of economic development opportunities and major projects within the mine catchment area.
  • Assists local organizations, businesses and individuals to take advantage of economic development opportunities and major projects within the mine catchment.
  • Identifies community training and development requirements to take advantage of economic development opportunities.
  • Assists with the development of job creation projects.
  • Conducts surveys and research on market and development opportunities.
  • Assists in the identification of capital development program opportunities.
  • Provides support to the Socio-economic development superintendent as directed by him/her.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

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Qualifications

  • BSc/BA degree in Development Planning or Development Studies.
  • Preferably a Master’s Degree in Project or Development Management.

Experience

  • 2 to 4 years’ experience within the extractive industry and understanding of development models as well as approaches to participatory methodology.
  • Appreciation of cultures and approaches to participatory methodology.

Technical Competencies

  • Training in Techniques of participatory methodology
  • Appreciation of economic development models.
  • Appreciation of Medium Term Development Framework of Municipal and District Assemblies

Leadership Competencies

  • Ability to provide peer to peer leadership and handle confidential community issues.

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.

CLOSING DATE: 7TH NOVEMBER 2018.

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