• Company: Gold Fields Ghana
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Mining Jobs in Ghana

Gold Fields Ghana is seeking to employ an experienced and motivated individual for the position of Regional Geology Manager. Reporting to the Vice President: Technical Services, the incumbent will provide technical and leadership support to site teams, optimize the resources and reserves, and maximize Life of Mine (LoM) plans in line with the Region’s strategy. The incumbent will also be responsible for regional statutory LoM strategic planning, resource and reserve definition and reporting, and ensure adherence to relevant reporting codes and company standards.

The appointee should:

  • A tertiary qualification in Geology or Geological Engineering or related discipline.
  • A related post graduate qualification and/or relevant business qualification will be added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with a managerial role in mine geology.
  • Qualified professional as defined by SAMREC and SEC guidelines.
  • Significant experience in open pit mining in both palaeoplacer and hydrothermal gold environments.
  • Experience in national and international safety regulations and best practices.
  • Ability to provide effective consulting services to mine operations.
  • Strong commercial acumen in identifying opportunities to enhance different operations Net Present Value (NPV) through innovative new ideas, designs and cost strategies.
  • Sound understanding of the resource and reserve reporting codes (SAMREC, JORC, NI 43-101)
  • Proven experience in project and contract management.
  • Strong familiarity with geological softwares.
  • Must be medically fit for the position and environment
  • Must possess a valid Ghanaian drivers’ license

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide strong support to the West Africa Region in the identification of organic and inorganic resource and reserve growth opportunities.
  • Oversee the implementation and management of systems for reconciliation in line with the Gold Fields Mine Reconciliation Standard.
  • Provide support and guidance to mine exploration teams to  develop a pipeline of regional projects to ensure sustainable and continuous mining.
  • Identify and apply new procedures, processes and technology, where appropriate, to contribute to improved understanding and quantification of ore bodies.
  • Ensure all relevant statutory and compliance reports and correspondence in the region are prepared to required standards and delivered within agreed timeframes, including training, reviewing and signing-off.
  • Undertake due diligence on assets to identify issues of potential risks or opportunities to add value with detailed reported outcomes.
  • Support and actively involved in the exploration strategy and planning process in line with the Group’s strategy.
  • Support negotiations with key suppliers and contractors that include drilling, sampling and other aspects relating to geology.
  • Monitor and review regional operations business objectives by ensuring effective data acquisition and storage systems and provide reliable, accurate and timely information.
  • Undertake effective mineral resources project scoping including costing of capital and operating budgets and the effective oversight of operations to ensure achievement of objectives within agreed timeframes and budgets.
  • Evaluate each site’s geology database security and ensure adequate backup systems and processes are in place to cover any potential disaster recovery situations.
  • Manage and coordinate regional contracts within area of accountability in a cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Develop a culture of performance within the discipline through Talent Council structures.
  • Develop and implement an effective succession plan within the regional constraints to ensure an un-interrupted supply of geological skills for production, sustainability and continuity.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 24th June, 2020