Golden Star Resources Ghana Recruitment

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25 Aug, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

Golden Star Resources is a growing Company with two operating mines in Ghana and other projects at various stages of development. The Company�s Bogoso/Prestea operations, located 10km south of the town of Bogoso in the Western Region of Ghana, is in the process of expanding with the commissioning of a new BIOX Plant in 2007. To supplement its open pit production, the Company is evaluating the feasibility of resuming Underground operations.


Community Affairs Manager

Job Description

The Company’s Bogoso/Prestea operation is seeking to recruit suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following position.


  • Develop and implement strategies to maintain good relations between the Company and its stakeholder communities;
  • Plan, develop, lead, organise and manage effective community-relations programmes/activities to enhance and unify the Company’s image within its stakeholder communities and among the general public;
  • Develop methods and techniques for achieving improved communications between the Company and its stakeholder communities;
  • Formulate and implement proactive community-relations policies and procedures and ensure that the needs of all stakeholders are incorporated in GSBPL’s operations;
  • Supervise investigations into all reported community-based incidents or complaints and ensure follow-ups or further evaluation is carried out and recommendations implemented;
  • Ensure the formation and operation of community consultative committees in all the mine catchment areas;
  • Ensure the efficient management and supervision of all community projects sponsored by the Company;
  • Supervise all compensation activities in the Community Affairs Department;
  • Create a sustained community-awareness programme among the Company’s workforce;
  • Liaise with relevant governmental agencies to address community-related matters;
  • Perform any other related duties assigned from time to time



Required Skills or Experience

  • Degree in the Humanities or Social Science with at least 8 years work experience in community or public relations;
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques related to community relations;
  • Ability to develop and implement policies and establish project objectives to achieve them;
  • Excellent understanding of community functioning and structures;
  • Knowledge of governmental structures, processes, and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Must be fluent in the local dialects;
  • Must have excellent problem-solving and technical report writing skills;
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects and tasks;
  • Excellent knack of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships;
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of people;
  • Ability to speak and hear to exchange information, provide information, and make presentations;
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, electronic mail etc.;
  • Ability to work for extended hours
  • Must possess valid Ghanaian driving license


How To Apply

Applications indicating contact telephone numbers/current e-mail address together with detailed CV and copies of relevant academic documents should be forwarded to: [email protected] or

The Human Resource & Administration Manager
Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited
P. O. Box 16075
Closing: 06 Sep, 2011


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