Posted on :
26 Feb, 2020
26 Feb, 2020
Chirano is located in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometers southwest of Kumasi, Ghana’s second-largest city. The mine is within the Bibiani gold belt and consists of 11 deposits. Open-pit and underground ore are processed at the Chirano plant. The capacity of the mill is approximately 3.5 million tonnes per annum. Processing involves crushing, ball mill grinding, leaching, and CIL.
Job Title: Executive Secretary
Act as a Secretary to the Chirano Sefwiman Foundation (CSF) Board reporting to the Board of Trustees of the Foundation
Run the secretariat and supervise the work of the Technical Committee of the Foundation
Prepare the annual budget and workplan for the Board’s approval
Will Supervise the preparation of reports by the committees and prepare the financial records to the Board and other statutory bodies
Implement Board decisions and manage the functions, activities and programs of the Foundation
Initiate fund raising activities as directed by the Board
Call Board of Trustees meetings with prior approval of the Board Chairman
Call Technical Committee meetings, act as chairperson of the Technical Committee and supervise activities of the Technical Committee
Submit project proposals and recommendations of the Technical committee for the Board’s evaluation and approval
Collect material on projects and programs to be reviewed by the Technical Committee
Assist the Community Development Committee(CDC) to prepare project proposals for the Technical Committee’s attention
With the approval of the Board, promote partnership with other institutions and programs to leverage resources to help realize the objectives of the Foundation
In cooperation with C DC follow up on projects and programs financed by the Foundation;
Manage the property and all assets of the Foundation as advised
Represent the Foundation in institutions and organizations in Ghana and abroad, with prior approval of the Board
Be liable for use and misuse of the Foundation’s assets and other resources.
Education and Experience
Must possess, a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Development Planning, Sociology, Economics or related field of study. A Masters Degree in Development Studies could be an added advantage.
At least seven (7) years post qualification experience working on or supervising community development projects in Ghana with 3 years of exposure in a managerial role is a requirement. Mining Community experience would be an added advantage.
Knowledge of Town and Country Planning and Project Management is an added advantage.
High communication and community relations skills required to allow effective interaction and engagement with all groups within the society.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills, be a team player and be able to work with minimal supervision.
Must have the ability to work co-operatively and constructively with a wide range of people, including colleagues, other professionals, interest groups and the public.
Must be Computer proficient. (I.e. in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Visio etc.).
Must be fluent in Twi and English and have a good understanding of local culture. Ability to speak Sefwi would be an added advantage.
The high degree of flexibility, diplomacy, respect for confidentiality and strong work ethic
Must hold a valid Ghanaian driving license B or C with defensive driving skills
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana, and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.
Closing Date : 18th April, 2020