13 May 2021

Mining Project Manager at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

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Job Description

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and 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 MINING PROJECTS MANAGER


The purpose of the role is to effectively manage the interface between the Phase 3 underground infrastructure projects and the Project execution team and more particularly the mining related activities required to facilitate the engineering execution.



  • Ensure key mining infrastructure projects are identified and scoped in a timely manner.
  • Develop schedules, budgets and critical resources identified to execute mining projects
  • Engage external parties, ie Engineering, Projects as well as OEM suppliers to ensure budgeting, scoping and scheduling is appropriate
  • Manage and coordinate different resources either internal or external to ensure the proper execution of key projects.
  • Monitor progress on key project and providing updated reports and schedules against a baseline schedule.
  • Develop internal cost management controls within the Mine Projects Section which includes; Plan vs Actuals monitoring and reporting, budget risk assessment, evaluation and mitigation, and mine projects delivery
  • Provide monthly budget report, including analysis of physical, time and cost variances, risk assessment and actions to address negative variances to plan
  • Develop compliance reporting and monitoring processes and routines
  • Define department objectives and priorities, and confirm certification of readiness
  • Undertake risk assessment of all projects
  • Develop work programmes to mitigate any risks identified
  • Describe the required standard to comply with environmental and service performance culture for the Mining Project team through personal leadership and the development of a strong technical team
  • Integrate “safety in design” in the mine projects
  • Establish safety communications and meetings
  • Audit to confirm that safety goals and targets are achieved
  • Adhere to legislative and regulatory compliance and document control, develop incident investigation and risk management, and hazard reporting templates.
  • Align HSE events investigation, identifying and implementing effective improvement actions.
  • Adhere to legislative and regulatory compliance document control
  • Develop SIB budgets in collaboration with peer departments
  • Monitor and manage expenditure in line with budget provisions.
  • Provide evidence of improved productivity in the Mine Projects department
  • Establish Continuous Improvement project pipeline and implementation to improve:
    • Cost effectiveness of resources
    • Contract Management
    • Local content and supplier’s enterprise development
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Risk Management practices
    • Standard processes
    • Review existing technology or other capital resources





  • BSc Engineering, preferably Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Project Management or related discipline


  • Ten (10) years’ experience in underground mining, preferably with experience in underground construction projects
  • Experience in Project Management.


Technical Competencies

  • Understanding of mining and underground engineering functions
  • Project Management ability
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • Advance knowledge in the use of MS Excel
  • Ability to read construction drawings and explain abstract concepts.
  • Able to manage performance based on interpretation of data and can initiate and drive the operational improvements as required


Leadership Competencies

  • 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;
  • Maximising performance results – solving problems and analysing issues, driving for Results,
  • Displaying technical and professional expertise, innovating, taking initiative, championing change, establishing stretch goals

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 26 May. 2021

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