Newmont Ghana Gold Limited 2012 Vacancies (4 Positions)

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30 Dec, 2011

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Mining Jobs in Ghana, Vacancies in Ghana

Newmont Ghana Gold Limited a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the World’s largest gold mining companies.


1. Superintendent Environmental Monitoring – Ahafo Mine

Job Description

The successful candidate will report to the Environmental Manager. She/he will develop and implement environmental monitoring programs in accordance with internationally accepted protocols.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare External Environmental Reports to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Minerals Commission (MINCOM), Newmont Corporate and other agencies as required
  • Manage data collection process and review documents to ensure quality and compliance required to satisfy legal and regulatory reporting commitments
  • Oversee to the data collection, storage, and interpretation of environmental monitoring data as required in the Environmental Management Plan including water quality, air quality, noise, meteorological, hydrologic monitoring programs among others
  • Provide support to the relevant departments regarding environmental issues
  • Assist and liaise with EPA, MINCOM Office(s) inspectors and/or other (compliance) agency officials for conducting environmental inspections

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience


  • A first degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Mining or Engineering related field
  • At least 7 years environmental working experience in a mining or related industrial operations and 3 years in a similar position
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of Ghanaian Environmental Regulations, ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems and Quality System ISO 17025 as they apply to mining operations
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
2. Health Safety and Loss Preventions (HSLP) Trainer – Ahafo Mine

The successful candidate will report to the HSLP Training Superintendent. She/he will provide appropriate training skills in safety for the work force.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in the design and teaching of a quality Auditing program to meet ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 Management Systems
  • Facilitate cultural training to help bridge the differences in expatriates and Ghanaians
  • Investigate, research, and design, as directed, revisions to currently taught topics and/or design of new topics, relating to mine health and safety training
  • Ensure cost effective competency-based training programs are delivered to participants to develop the required competencies and values
  • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee and training participant under or assigned to his/her supervision

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience


  • A first degree in Occupational Health & Safety and Health Professional qualification with SHE auditing background
  • Experience with competency based training, on and off the job
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Training qualification should preferably be two years’ experience in the Mining Industry
  • Experience training in Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 Management Systems
  • Effectively manage time, meet deadlines and have an eye for detail
3. Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Akyem Project

The successful candidate will support the General Manager, Environmental and Social Responsibility (ESR) to coordinate, monitor and evaluate all activities at the site level.

Essential Duties:

  • Support with the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for the Akyem Project
  • Provide training for the M&E staff and sub-contractors in the application of M&E tools, instruments, processes and methodologies
  • Provide logistical support and planning of meetings and status-checks to analyze progress on activities undertaken within the Social Responsibility team
  • Coordinate information flow and activities about projects to internal and external stakeholders in the form of ad-hoc reports as well as routine monthly/quarterly/semi-annual/annual reports
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all tasks to be carried out by the M&E Unit

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience


  • A first degree and a Masters in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 6-7 years’ working experience in the mining or related industrial operations. Technical expertise in monitoring & evaluation at project level
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in managing direct reports with significant use of project management tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Effective communication and leadership skills to communicate and coordinate internal program activities
  • Extensive experience in dealing with people in cross-cultural environments
4. Buyer 1 – Akyem Project

The successful candidate will be responsible for the acquisition of materials and administration of contracts, primarily for low spend and or low risk.

Essential Duties:

  • Work with local suppliers and Contractors Development Unit with the improvement and execution of Newmont’s purchasing strategies,, policies and guidelines with respect to materials categories and contracts
  • Accountable for value added, cost savings and other performance metrics
  • Acquire cost effective quality materials for operations
  • Process and purchase orders for materials, equipment and services
  • Provide advice to improve transactional practices for activities related to the materials purchasing process

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills or Experience


  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma (HND) or a first degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) professional qualification would be a plus
  • Two or more years of direct procurement experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Mining experience is much preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP, Ellipse or equivalent enterprises level software packages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for the above position, please send your application letter and current CV with references, indicating your e-mail address, telephone contact information to the address below:

The Human Resource Manager
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited
P. O. Box 59
Kenyasi, Brong Ahafo Region

Or email: 
[email protected]

Please indicate the job applied for on the envelope and in the subject line of the email. Applying through email is preferably
Closing: 16 Jan, 2012


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