Nov. Jobs At AngloGold Ashanti 2018

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5 Nov, 2018

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AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as

Job Description

Job Title: Communications & Public Relations Officer.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The Communications & Public Relations Officer is responsible for building a positive relationship with all stakeholders through communications. The Communications Officer’s position facilitates the communications actions identified in the communications strategy of the mine; Crisis communication and media relations is an integral part of the role.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Define, monitor and report on the communication and public relations programs within schedule and budget to implement site communications strategy
  • Create a matrix of internal key stakeholders in order to ensure success of the role, and develop appropriate relationships where pertinent
  • Develop and maintain a strong internal and external communications network
  • Assist in the dissemination and sharing of divisional information
  • Monitor media and provide the Sustainability team with relevant information from within the local, regional and national space.
  • Assist the Sustainability Manager to develop communication plans, policies and procedures to support the mine’s communication goals.
  • Draft speeches and reports
  • Assist in building content for publication in the AGA newsletter (Dawuro) every quarter and production of features for publication in the print and electronic media.
  • Assist in the organisation of Quarterly Communication sessions with HR Department.
  • Plan and coordinate events and functions.
  • Provide support for press conferences and media meetings.
  • Act as the liaison between the company and media outlets
  • Plan and coordinate events and functions.
  • Document all company activities through photography and videography
  • Assist in building content and running of sustainability intranet site
  • Assist in the development and coordination of a coherent monitoring, evaluation and learning system for Sustainability related information
  • Conduct media analysis, research and preparation of responses
  • Develop relationships with media houses and provide them with suggested articles for publication
  • Liaise with public relations outfits in municipal and district assemblies within the concession.
  • Collaborate a collaborative relationship with communication consultant, Stratcomm to deliver on organisational communication goals
  • Collate, document and store all information on CCC meetings
  • Collate, document and store all land access and compensation processes and procedures
  • Maintain an up to date data base for networking purposes

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

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Qualification

  • Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or information Management.
  • Preferably a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication  or Development.

Experience

  • At least 3 years relevant experience in managing public relations and communication in a similar organizational setting.
  • Demonstrated capacity to undertake media buying and engagement brand activation
  • Appreciation of cultures and approaches to participatory methodology.
  • Extensive knowledge of communications tools and its application.

Technical Competencies

  • Good Understanding of and ability to use communication and IT tools.
  • Strong public speaking abilities.
  • Fluent in both English language and Asante Twi
  • Internet Savvy.
  • Appreciation of the use of ICT tools and models.
  • Ability to use Microsoft access and publishing software.

Leadership Competencies

  • Ability to provide peer to peer leadership and handle confidential community issues.

Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

Please note – only candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: 7TH NOVEMBER 2018.

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