Assistant Manager, Legal Affairs: Newmont Ghana Jobs

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11 May, 2011

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Legal Jobs in Ghana, Mining Jobs in Ghana

Legal Affairs Assistant Manager, : Newmont Ghana Jobs

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the World’s largest gold mining companies.

Job Description

The successful candidate will report to the Director, Legal Affairs and will provide in-house legal counsel and/or advice and represent the organization on various legal issues that affect the operations of the Newmont entities, including mining law, employment issues, contracts, statutory obligations and litigation.

  • Assist Manager, and Director, Ghana Legal Affairs in providing in house legal counsel
  • Ensure that the company has compiled with all statutory and legal requirements
  • Represent the company in court and various commissions on labor issues and land compensation matters
  • Become familiar with and strictly adhere to Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards. Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices
  • Liaise with geological department to ensure that the company’s leases/licenses have been renewed

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must have a minimum of first degree qualification in Law plus a professional law qualification
  • Knowledge of legal research techniques, contract, drafting, and interpretation
  • At least 5 years of practice in the private and/or public sector, preferably working as in-house legal counsel in Ghana or internationally in the mining sector with some experience in diverse range of legal issues with emphasis on transactional practice such as industrial relations law and general corporate practice
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage heavy workload and high – pressure environment



How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for these position, please send your application letter and current CV with references, indicating your e-mail address, telephone contact information to the address below:

The Human Resource Manager
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited
P. O. Box 59
Kenyasi, Brong Ahafo Region

Or email to: [email protected]

Please indicate the job applied for on the envelope and in the subject line of the email. Applying through email is preferable

Closing 13th May, 2011

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