Asanko Gold Ghana Limited Ghana Ltd Recruitment

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26 Oct, 2016

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Mining Jobs in Ghana

Asanko Gold Ghana Limited Ghana Ltd. (“AGGL”) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Asanko Gold Inc., a company which has built the Asanko Gold Mine, Ghana’s newest gold mine. The vision of Asanko is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for all stakeholders.

AGGL is seeking to employ a suitable qualified person to fill the role below. This is a permanent position with a competitive work roster. Remuneration package includes attractive salary and performance based incentive payments.

This is a challenging and professionally rewarding opportunity that will allow the successful candidate to demonstrate his/her abilities.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Mine Planning Engineer – Medium/Long term & Strategic Mine Planning

Key Responsibilities:

•   Produce a one Year production Plan (3-Months rolling plan), and Five Year Detailed Plan (Production and Financial), and Life of Mine Strategic Plan, evaluate blending option for different mining scenarios;
•   Liaise with Mining contractor and develop plans based on equipment capacities;
•   Prepare monthly cost reconciliation and forecast;
•   Work towards ensuring that plans meet short, medium and Long Term strategies and objectives;
•   Work towards ensuring that Short term is complying with medium and long term Plan;
•   Undertake open pit optimization, pits and dumps designing to meet Asanko standards and requirements in order to maximize mine performance;
•   Liaise with the Senior Surveyor and Senior Mine Geologist with regard to any changes in the pit and dump designs;
•   Assist with the efficient preparation of Mine Budgets and Life of Mine Plans (LOM) to meet deadlines;
•   Assist with the preparation of mid and end of the year Ore Reserves reports;
•   Undertake Ore Reserves reconciliations in conjunction with Geology and Metallurgy;
•   Efficient planning of ore stockpiles to ensure uninterrupted ore supply to crushers;
•   Ensure pit & dump engineering designs are available and meet all technical and safety requirements;
•   Ensure block models are updated and made available for planning purposes;
•   Ensure quarterly production reconciliations are generated;
•   Deputize for the Unit Manager, Mine Planning as required; and
•   Perform any related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   BSc. in Mining Engineering;
•   A minimum of 8 years relevant experience in the mining industry which includes experience in large open pit operations utilizing excavators and large trucks;
•   Excellent Computer analysis skills and in-depth knowledge of modern mine planning and design soft wares;
•   Experience in the use of DESWIK or similar mining software packages. Practical knowledge in the use of spreadsheet and database software packages;
•   Experience in Open Pit optimization preferably in gold deposit, pit designing and production scheduling;
•   Ability and experience in training, coaching and mentoring staff. Institute and manage skills and technological transfer for effective succession planning.
•   Must be conversant with the Mining Act and related regulations of the Republic of Ghana and be able to interpret and apply these laws and regulations;
•   Familiar with current planning technologies and practices;
•   Leadership experience and a strong desire to coach and develop others;
•   Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people of diverse cultures;
•   Well-developed oral and written communication skills;
•   Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving license and have the ability to drive in rough terrain;
•   Ability to work under pressure;

Selection Process


Eligible candidates will be selected after the interview process and evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioral characteristics, organisational fit, capability to work with the relevant complexity of work and ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximize the success of your application:

•   Please put the job title you are applying for in the email subject line
•   Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
•   Limit your CV to 4 pages
•   Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
•   List your most recent positions first
•   Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager – HR Administration,
Asanko Gold Ghana Limited
No. 4, Sir ArkuKorsah Road,
Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153,

Or email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 October, 2016

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