Perseus Mining Ghana Ltd (2017 Feb) Recruitment

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10 Feb, 2017

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Environmental Jobs in Ghana

Perseus Mining is a dual listed (Australia, Toronto) gold miner and explorer focused on the West African region. Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited (PMGL) has recently commissioned the world-class Edikan gold project in the Western Region of Ghana. Edikan Gold Mine (EGM) has a current mining reserve of 3.3M oz of gold from a resource base of 4.3M oz. The Edikan processing facility has been designed as a 5.5Mtpa processing facility with the ability to expand this to 7.9Mtpa in the future. The plant is capable of producing at a rate of 220-270,OOOoz gold per annum.

Job Description

Job Title: Environmental Manager

Purpose of Role:

•   To provide Environmental support to the Edikan Gold Mine. The Manager will serve as a chief adviser on all issues which are of environmental concerns and be responsible for drawing the reclamation and mine closure plans.

Key Responsibilities

•   Identify environmental compliance requirement of Ghanaian regulatory bodies and international organisations the company subscribes to (e.g. IFC) as listed in legalisation, permits and other agreements to which PMGL is a signatory.
•   Develop and implement a compliance based monitoring programme that assesses potential impacts of the project against relevant standards and commitments.
•   Ensure all permits and other licenses are up to date and renewed as required.
•   Train personnel in appropriate monitoring and rehabilitation methods.
•   Manage the submission of permitting and licensing applications to the relevant authority or agency in a timely manner.
•   Undertake investigations of actual and potential environmental non-compliance and incidents.
•   Undertake environmental inspections and audits of the project facilities and activities.
•   Develop waste management plans for the project, taking into account requirements for hazardous wastes, waste reduction and recycling/reuse.
•   Develop the site wide Environmental Management System (EMS) on the principle of IS014001 standards
•   Ensure progressive rehabilitation of the project and affected areas in line with the project rehabilitation and closure plan. Update the existing plan as required to reflect changes in project.
•   Write and submit in a timely fashion all environmental reports (incident, monthly, annual, etc) and data required by corporate, regulators and other stakeholders.
•   Develop specific management plans as needed in response to identified issues.
•   Coordinate the implementation of the Edikan Gold Mine Environmental Management Plan and permits. Update and the existing plan as required.
•   Work with Edikan departments to ensure environmental aspects are integrated into the project execution.
•   Assist the Social and Community Department in mitigation environmental impacts on the catchment area and the establishment of hybrid seedlings for sustainable development projects
•   Contact with all departments to identify environmental compliance and risk needs, manage environmental aspects of the project and instill awareness across the project.

Qualification Required & Experience


•   A degree in Environmental Science
•   A master’s degree in Environmental Science/MBA would an advantage
•   Health, Safety and Environment Manager’s Certificate of Competence from Minerals Commission (Ghana)
•   At least 5 years’ experience at leadership level in similar role in mining operations
•   Strong problem solving and analytical
•   Ability to work independently and autonomously
•   Experience of working to international health and safety standards
•   Ability to implement international best practice standards
•   Ability to manage conflicting work demands and tight deadlines
•   A leader and driver of change
•   Experience of working in a continuous improvement organisation.

Location: Western Region

How to Apply For the Job

Applications will only be received by email to:

[email protected] with the job title as the subject line of the email.

Closing Date: 28 February, 2017

Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited is an equal opportunity employer

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