Gold Fields Ghana: Contract Manager – Regional

Posted on :

14 Oct, 2010

Category :

Contract Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:
The Mine is seeking to engage the services of an experienced candidate to take responsibility as Contract Manager for the day to day administration of contracts. The successful applicant will be responsible to provide leadership and management in all contract processes to achieve World-Class Contracting Standards in Gold Fields Ghana Limited

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that processes are in place to support the legal, ethical and operational requirements involved in the sourcing and acquisition of Services, Material and Equipment
Develop minimum standards for planning, as closely as possible, with respect to pricing and anticipated consumption
Provide pragmatic guidance on all aspects of the contract management processes: Procurement planning, Solicitations, Bid Evaluation, Source selection, Contract negotiation and formation, Contract types and pricing arrangements, contract legal issues, Contract administration, Termination and Closeout
Responsible for contracting activities at a Mine site, Regional and Global level
Do analysis on: Markets, Spending, Consumption and others, as required
Implement Contracting Policies and Procedures
Provide minimum standards for the procurement of Capital materials to satisfy customer and commercial requirements in alignment with market conditions
Required Skills or Experience

Key Requirements:

Must possess a commercial or technical qualification in relevant discipline
Demonstrate good understanding of Supply Chain Operations, Contract Management, Sourcing for Capital Services, and Direct Purchasing and Stock Management within the supply/utility operations of large resource
Either qualified or experienced in Inventory Management processes and the interface with Warehouse Management
Possess a Commercial or Technical Qualification in relevant business discipline
Ten years Management experience
Sound understanding of project methodologies and experience in project management
Experience in Procurement and Contracts Management
Demonstrated Supervision and Leadership skills or aptitude
Excellent mathematical and evaluation skills
Well developed oral and written communication skills
Computer literacy in Microsoft word, Excel, Power point and spread sheets
Experience in SAP Business processes
Medical fitness for the position and environment
A valid Ghanaian driver’s license
It will be advantageous if candidates have:
Work experience outside home country, and have resided in a camp environment
Very good contract experience


How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae to: Martin van der Merwe –

Human Resources Manager
Tarkwa Gold Mine
P. O. Box 26
Tarkwa, Ghana

Or by e-mail: [email protected]

Offer valid till 19th October 2010

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