Keegan Resources Ghana Vacancy: Senior GIS Officer

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18 Apr, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

KRGL is an Exploration Company that is actively involved in gold exploration in Ghana and at the moment going through the development stages of its well advanced gold exploration project at Esaase involving environmental, community and engineering programs. The Esaase project is an advanced exploration property near Kumasi with ongoing exploration and development programs. More information on Keegan and the Esaase project can be found on www.keeganresources.com

Job Description

Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd is seeking for a Senior Geographic Information System (GIS) Officer with strong knowledge of manipulating GIS data for map production for its Esaase Gold Project.

Reporting to the General Manager – Health, Safety, Environment and Community, based at the Esaase Camp site, the incumbent will take a lead role in the GIS aspects of the project.

The responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Developing and maintaining the project site GIS protocols and databases
Working with site staff, consultants, and Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to produce maps for: crop compensation; environmental and social baseline studies; Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and other permitting documents; geological and exploration environmental and social baseline studies; Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and other permitting documents; geological and exploration programmes; engineering studies; etc and
Liaising on a regular basis with keegan’s GIS Manager in Vancouver, Canada

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Required Skills or Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geography, Earth/Environmental Science, or any other related discipline with a minimum of 5 years working experience in the GIS field
Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques related to GIS
Excellent understanding and experience with MapInfo and/or ArcView software
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

How To Apply

Submissions are being sought for applications (cover letter and curriculum vitae) from applicants who meet the following minimum criteria. Applications should be sent to: [email protected]

Offer valid till: 30 Apr, 2011

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