4 Mar 2019

AngloGold Ashanti Job Vacancy : Senior Geologist – Exploration

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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 SENIOR GEOLOGIST – EXPLORATION.


The purpose of the Senior Geologist – Exploration is to Develop, implement and supervise the cost-effective exploration work programmes in support of the weekly, monthly, and quarterly site plans at Obuasi.





  • Establish the necessary Exploration processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, including Operational Readiness
  • Provide unequivocal geological exploration planning data to enable the quarterly updates of the rolling 18-month plan to be produced on time.
  • Develop the annual Exploration cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium term and LoM business plans
  • Deliver the work of the Exploration function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the Geology department and with own team regarding Safety, Health, Environmental and Sustainable Development
  • Provide the resources and expertise to develop the team to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, according to their role and level of authority
  • Rigorously drive implementation of projects and nurture and sustain a culture of Accountability and Continuous Improvement within team
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Corporate, Group Planning & Technical, sister mines, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements






  • BSc or an MSc in Geology



  • 3 years exploration geology experience in relevant gold deposits.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in developing and implementing exploration programs.

Technical Competencies


  • Basic Understanding of Safety Leadership is required;
  • Basic Application of Applied Geological Methods is required.
  • Basic Application of Geological Methods is required.
  • Mine Geology Methods
    • Plan (BA)
    • Mining and Plant (BU)
    • Ore loss and dilution (BU)
    • Grade Control (BU)
    • Ore Accounting (BU)
    • Geotechnical and Geohydrological (BU)
  • Basic Understanding of most items in Estimation Methods is required.
    • Basic Application of the following is required:
    • Exploration Methods
    • Operational Management
    • Business Planning
    • Operational Excellence
    • Project Management


Leadership Competencies


  • Creating a disciplined team to deliver the planned work to the defined standards.
  • Managing oneself – taking ownership of one’s personal development.
  • Building effective working relationships – the ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross functional working relationship;
  • Building trust & accountability – displaying high levels of integrity and honesty;
  • Maximizing performance & achievement of results – solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results,
  • Displaying technical and professional expertise, in the delivery of the current and near-term exploration plans



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



      Method of Application

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