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1 Nov, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

Job Description

Job Title: Community Relations Superintendent

Purpose

To develop and implement Newmont’s Community Relations programs/activities for Ahafo North and to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with the surrounding communities and other stakeholders.

Essential Duties

Implementation and Monitoring

  • Implement and monitor community relations programs and activities.

  • Oversee the consistent application of programs, policies and procedures, in accordance with Newmont business objectives to achieve community acceptance.Identify areas for improvement to create harmonious relationships between Newmont and community stakeholders.

Stakeholder Management

  • Proactively engage communities to voice issues, concerns and expectations in a consultative and productive manner, with minimal disruption operations.

  • Liaise with local, regional and traditional authorities to align with Community Relations needs and requirements.

  • Attend to invitations made by community stakeholders and participate in fruitful diagnostic meetings.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with relevant community stakeholders and local NGOs/CBOs to enable smooth implementation and operation of community programs.

Conflict Management

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  • Identify potential conflict situations in the communities proactively.

  • Engage in a dual dialogue with the community and Senior Newmont management to facilitate the addressing of such conflicts.

Team Leadership

  • Lead and coordinate the activities of the Community Relations Officers.

  • Provide support, coaching and training to Community Relations teams to embed Community Relations best practices.

Budgets and Payments

  • Develop and approve the Community Relations budget for the financial year, in consultation with the Relations Officers.

  • Provide approval and sign-off on all expenses within own allocated limit.

Safety

  • Contribution to the Zero Harm goal of Ahafo North with focus on quality Safety Interactions, Inspections, Audits, Risk Assessments & Impact Mitigation and Control Systems.

Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • First Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work or a related discipline

Additional Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of local culture and practices

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Community Relations
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds)
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills and reporting skills.
  • Strong conflict management skills as well as analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong consultation, negotiation, facilitation and relationship management skills
  • Sound coaching and mentoring skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Approachable, Committed, Culturally Sensitive, Diplomatic, Empathetic, Ethical and Honest.
  • Goal Orientated, Impactful, Results-Driven, Self-Motivated and High Quality Oriented
  • High-level of Transparency, Reliable and Independent, Trustworthy, Team Player

Working Conditions

  • Incumbent’s work involves travel to nearby communities of the mine to attend meetings and conferences
  • Incumbent engages with many external stakeholders such as traditional leaders, government officials and will have to work according to their availability, which does not always fit within the normal working hours.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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