8 Feb 2023

Social Development Officer 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 experienced and self-motivated person to join our team as:






The Social Development Officer is to assist the Social Development and Gender Superintendent to implement sustainable social development   programmes in line with existing Socio-economic Development Plans of the Obuasi Mine, underpinned by the Sustainable Development Goals; Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria and National and Local Development Plans to contribute to building resilient and self-sustaining communities and consequently sustainably securing a social license for the mine.



  • Assess risks for all tasks and ensure they are controlled before and during task execution.
  • Report all incidents and ensure they have been investigated and corrective actions completed on time.
  • Act on all corrective actions assigned to you or under your jurisdiction and ensure timely completion.
  • Ensure compliance with Safety KPIs including, reporting all incidents and acting on all corrective actions assigned for timely completion.
  • Enforce environmental work procedures issued by the Departmental Manager.
  • Investigate environmental incidents in assigned work areas.
  • Attend all scheduled and assigned environmental training meetings.
  • Implement needs-driven and impactful Education improvements programmes at the basic, secondary, and tertiary levels in collaboration with the relevant institutions and stakeholders.
  • Implement needs-driven and impactful Youth Empowerment programmes in collaboration with the relevant institutions and stakeholders.
  • Implement needs-driven and impactful Community Health and Safety programmes in collaboration with the relevant institutions and stakeholders
  • Implement needs-driven and impactful Community Water and Sanitation programmes
  • Assist in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of needs-driven and impactful Social Infrastructure projects in host communities.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of needs-driven and impactful Arts, Culture and Heritage interventions





  • Relevant tertiary level qualification in the field of social development



  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar line of work


Technical Competencies

  • Practical experience in the implementation of social development programmes/projects in a mining setting
  • Experience in participatory methodologies and their application
  • Knowledge of SDGs and EESG and their application in programme development
  • Knowledge of internationally applicable standards relevant to sustainable development (IFC standards on Social Sustainability, VPSHR, GEITI etc.)
  • A good knowledge of shared value-driven community investment


Other Competencies

  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Knowledge of the development planning process of the MMDAs
  • Ability to work in a team player

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 20th Feb, 2023

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