AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited Jobs 2022

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3 Dec, 2022

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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 a

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Project Planner.


The primary purpose of the position is to take the lead role with respect to the project planning function, specifically compiling and leading the Obuasi Redevelopment Project (ORP) Phase 3 Master Schedule process. This role is responsible for overseeing and implementing a comprehensive schedule control system, including day-to-day planning activities and the integration of Contractor, and third-party schedules into the overall ORP Phase 3 master schedule.


  • Responsible for the setup, implementation, maintenance, and management of the baseline project master schedule and performance baseline to AGA Planning and Scheduling standards.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining the Primavera planning system.
  • Prepare project reports including S-Curves, Dashboard, earned value management, etc.
  • Ensure schedule alignment to WBS, contracting, and procurement strategy.
  • Support the Project Management team, by providing accurate and timely planning information, such as progress and productivity updates, critical path, near the critical path, variance analysis, and corrective actions to support decision-making processes
  • Conduct schedule analysis utilizing resource loading and leveling, S curves, and histograms to ensure schedules are attainable and realistic.
  • Oversee planning and scheduling resources to ensure adequate information and support are provided to the senior management team to make informed and timely decisions.
  • Provide appropriate training and guidance where necessary to ensure data quality and integrity are maintained and converted into information to support timely decision-making.
  • Mentor and develop planning personnel, to raise planning competency, and knowledge and promote best practice planning techniques
  • Support a planning culture where continuous improvement in performance is valued.
  • Implement schedule controls including float management, earned value, and critical path analysis, with a well-defined, objective progress measurement regime
  • Responsible for developing and implementing an operational readiness schedule for the Mining team
  • Actively participate in scheduled review meetings, maintain meeting records and agreed on actions from minutes, and any follow activities to ensure actions are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide regular project updates to the management team in relation to progress, and highlight any issues or concerns that may impact compliance, cause delays or potentially increase the cost

  • Proactively address changes and incorporate formally approved changes into the schedule in a timely manner.
  • Audit contractor and third-party schedules prior to incorporating them into the project master schedule.
  • Maintain accurate meeting records, and agreed on actions, and ensure follow-up actions are completed.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Manager UG Infrastructure, assist with the development of the overall commissioning schedule. Help coordinate engineering and construction labor and resources (plant and equipment) to support the commissioning process
  • Lead by example always to create a safe working environment. Commitment to project safety, by taking responsibility for personal safety and ensuring safe working practices for the planning Team.
  • Understand and adhere to HSE regulations with zero tolerance for breaches.
  • Ensure safety is the prime consideration in the planning process



  • A recognized tertiary qualification in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering
  • Project Management Certification (PMP)


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in lead or senior planning and scheduling role on a major project
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of project management principles, with advanced knowledge of planning principles
  • Extensive Engineering and Construction planning experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency expert Primavera P6 Software and MS Project user
  • Knowledge of related project control functions specifically planning and control, progress measurement, change control, and reporting principles
  • Commitment to a culture of continuous improvement

Technical Competencies

  • Extensive engineering and Construction planning experience
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of project management principles, with advanced knowledge of planning principles
  • Knowledge of planning tools and systems including risk and scenario modeling
  • Knowledge of related project control functions specifically planning and control, progress measurement, change control, and reporting principles

Other Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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