25 Apr 2024

Head of Mine Technical Services at Golden Star (Wassa) Limited

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Job Description

Job Descriptions

• Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, this role will be responsible for leading the Technical Services team to deliver best practice services and support in the areas of mine design, mine planning, survey, geotechnical, geology, mineral resource management, hydrology, and growth studies.
• You will be central to applying technical expertise via systems, processes and technologies that will support to achieve the mine’s performance targets. Further, be accountable for developing robust business plans to maximize the value of the mineral resource.


• Strategic Mine Planning that maximizes value of the company’s assets
• Shape strategic evolution and ensure sustainability of mining operations through various studies
• Initiate and lead scenario planning for medium and long-term mine plans in response to market and business performance
• Consolidation of short, medium and long-term planning information from all areas
• Co-ordination of various teams across the business to ensure fully integrated mine plans are developed
• Implement best practices across all mine technical areas
• Analyse and interpret mining data towards continuous improvement of mining operations
• Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements
• Enhance management systems and standards across all mine technical disciplines

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Degree in Mine Engineering, Geology or related disciplines
• At least 10 years experience on mine sites located in developing countries with 5 years’ experience in a similar role
• At least 3 years in underground mine design (long hole stoping, cut and fill), mine planning and scheduling
• Familiarity with JORC code guidelines and experience in Reserve and Resource estimation and reporting
• Exceptional leadership qualities with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Identify key performance indicators, adapt and develop them as needed to achieve objectives
• Able to think creatively and innovatively towards unlocking business value.

Location: Wassa

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit applications to:

[email protected]

or the address below

P.O. BOX 16075, KIA, ACCRA

Closing Date: 08 May, 2024

Interviews will be conducted as CV’s are received; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Golden Star is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that no applicant or employee receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, marital status, race, nationality, religious belief, ethnicity, disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements, which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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