Newmont Mining Corporation Jobs 2018

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12 Sep, 2018

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Communication Jobs in Ghana

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

Job Description

Job Title: Communications Officer


To support the enhancement of the company’s brand reputation and stakeholder engagement through aligning internal and key external stakeholders with the company’s business objectives and priorities through the development and execution of strategic and integrated annual communications plans based on the business strategic priorities and objectives.

Essential Duties

Communications Operations

  • Provide support in developing and implementing strategic programmes and public relations events based on strategic Regional Communication Plan to advance the company’s brand and reputation.
  • Support the creation and execution of integrated and strategic communication plans to support the business plan and objectives utilising a variety of channels/mediums including technology based, social media and print.
  • Provide communications consulting and expertise to internal clients including Operations, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Sustainability and External Relations and other functions as assigned.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of internal campaigns with focus on communication planning, development and implementation.
  • Gather intelligence within the organization to facilitate effective communication through all available platforms such as posters, newsletters, brochures, roadshows, promos etc.

Document Management

  • Maintain internal presentation library and regional photo images and video library.

Stakeholder Management

  • Draft speeches and presentations for media and identified external stakeholder engagements in support of Newmont thought leadership strategy.
  • Compile a data base of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Plan and coordinate stakeholder relation programmes.


  • Research, write and help produce and distribute quarterly corporate internal magazine – Newmont Afisem.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and interpreting internal research to determine effectiveness of internal communications programs and implement remedial programs.
  • Evaluate effectiveness and outcomes of internal and external communications programmes and activities through designing, implementing and interpreting research

Brand Management

  • Support the development and implementation of the company’s branding strategy.

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

Training & Experience

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Journalism, International Relations, English or a related degree.

Additional Knowledge:


  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in Public Relations, Communications and or Journalism experience preferably in media organisation, extractive industry and/or multinational firm.
  • Experience in media management, internal communications, channels management, digital communications use and management.

Technical Skills:

  • Project Management skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Database Administration skills.
  • Research and report writing skills.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Results Driven.
  • Customer Focused.
  • Initiative.
  • Results driven.
  • Pro-active.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Accuracy.
  • Work well under pressure.

Working Conditions

No special conditions for this position.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

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