Fresh Vacancies At Minerals Commission

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2 Sep, 2016

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The Minerals Commission is a government agency established under Article 269 of the 1992 Constitution and the Minerals Commission Act 1993 (Act 450). The Minerals Commission as the main promotional and regulatory body for the minerals sector in Ghana is responsible for �the regulation and management of the utilization of the mineral resources of Ghana and the coordination and implementation of policies relating to mining. It also ensures compliance with Ghana’s Mining and Mineral Laws and Regulation through effective monitoring.

In the unpredictable and constantly changing world of mining, where long term, risky mining investment is becoming more and more rare and therefore mining investors are demanding greater security and return on their investments, while Governments are seeking increased revenues from investors, local communities are demanding more “social responsibility” from mining investors, and we all desire to have growth and development as well as a natural environment that is as pleasant as possible.

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Policy & Planning Officer

JOB PURPOSE:Assist in policy formulation, analysis and evaluation in the mining industry


  • Identify policy issues in the minerals industry for the attention of the Superior
  • Initiate formulation of policies for the development of minerals industry
  • Formulate draft policies for review
  • Review the planning functions and activities of the Department and develop strategies which will contribute towards promotion and development of the Mining Sector
  • Conduct review of national policies and determine their implications on the minerals industry and recommend appropriate revision
  • Evaluate policy implementation within the mineral industry
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Manager of the Department or the Director of the Division.


  • Expected deliverables are achieved
  • Reports, documents and other correspondence meet quality
  • standards and are submitted timeously


  • Ministry of lands and Natural Ressources
  • .Environnemental Protection Agency
  • Chamber of Mines
  • National Association of Small Scale Miners
  • Forestry Commission
  • Water Ressources Commission
  • Ghana Geological Survey Authority
  • Lands Commission
  • Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands
  • Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies
  • National Development Planning Commission
  • Development Partners (UNDP,WB,EU,ect)

Required Skills or Experience



Canditate for the post of Principal Policiy & Planning Officer must possess a degree in Geosciences Or Mining Engineering from a recognized university. A second degree in Planning, Policy and Management would be an added advantage. Must possess at least 6 years, second degree, post qualification and professional experience in the minerals and mining industry.


  •     Very good interpersonal relationship and effective in dealing with people and colleagues
  •     Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
  •     Ability to network
  •     Demonstrable leadership ability
  •     Team player
  •     Computer literacy skills
  •     Strong analytical skills


  • High integrity and confidentiality
  • Must be self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Must be fair and firm

How to Apply

Applications with copies of relevant educational certificates and references of experience should be addressed to

The Chief Executive Officer
Room 400
Minerals Commission
No 12 Switchback Road
Residential Area Cantonments
P.O. Box M 248 Accra

Closing Date for receipt of Applications of vacancies is 13th Sept 2016

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