Abosso Gold Fields Ghana Limited Vacancy: Superintendent – Procurement

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23 Sep, 2011

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Abosso Gold Fields Limited – Damang Gold Mine, a subsidiary of Gold Fields International is a world-class operation, consisting of 25 Mtpa open pit-mining operations and a 5.2 Mtpa CIL Metallurgical Plant. The mine is located in a tropical climate in the Western Region of Ghana

Job Description

Purpose of the job:
Gold Fields Ghana Limited is seeking to employ an experienced and self motivated person to fill the above position. The incumbent will apply acquired knowledge and experience in the mining industry to assist in ensuring the implementation of a highly effective Supply Chain system.

Reporting to the Supplies Manager, the Superintendent will be responsible and accountable for:

  • Implementation, evaluation and effective utilisation of ordering, tracking and expediting systems
  • Plan and manage the procurement process and logistics of supplies
  • Identify, adjudicate and recommend potential suppliers/vendors as well as supplier/vendor contracts
  • Drafting of pro-forma contracts where required
  • Monitor and manage stock levels
  • Ensure availability of critical and high value stock items
  • Procure materials at appropriate quality and cost
  • Make recommendations on material and material quality
  • Maintain and build professional and ethical relations with suppliers and relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Adherence to legal requirements, supply chain policies and procedures
  • Review supply chain policies and procedures and recommend changes for improvement aligned with future operational requirements
  • Optimal service delivery according to Service Level Agreements with clients on site
  • Implementation of systems that supports supply chain needs of operations
  • Ad hoc projects and exercises
  • Unit cost control
  • Skilled, trained and motivated people to do the work


Required Skills or Experience

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification from an accredited institution preferably in the field of Supply Chain/Material Management
  • A minimum of five years procurement experience in the mining industry
  • Proven leadership, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A high level of computer literacy in the use and application of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Familiarity with Ghana Import/Export regulations (CEPS Procedures)
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment and ability to work long hours under pressure
  • Preferably have sound knowledge and experience of SAP ERP systems
  • Valid Ghanaian driver’s licence and ability to drive a light vehicle


How To Apply

Interested parties should submit their Curriculum vitae to:

Gladys Damalie – Human Resources Officer
Tarkwa Gold Mine
P. O. Box 26

Or email:
 [email protected]
Company details can be found at: http://www.goldfields.co.za

Note: “Gold Fields will only respond to applications that meet the necessary qualifications stipulated”

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment

Safety First – Do not accept second best – Ahwe Yie


Closing date: 29th September, 2011

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