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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI PR OFFICER, HR

  • SOURCE: | Editor
    • POSTED ON: October 30, 2018
    • AUTHOR: Editor
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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 experienced and self-motivated persons to join our team as:

    COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

    ROLE PURPOSE

    The Communication & Public Relations Officer is responsible for building a positive relationship with all stakeholders through communications actions identified in the communications strategy of the mine. Crisis communicate and media relations is an integral part of the role.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Define, monitor and report on the communication and public relations programme within schedule and budget to implement site communications strategy.
    • Create a matrix of internal key stakeholders in order to ensure success of the role, and develop appropriate relationships   where pertinent
    • Develop and maintain a strong internal and external communication network.
    • Assist in the dissemination and sharing of divisional information.
    • Monitor media and provide the Sustainability team with relevant information from within the local, regional and national space.
    • Assist the sustainability Manager to develop communication plans, policies and procedures to support the mine’s communication goals.
    • Draft speeches and report
    • Assist in building content for publication in the production AGA newsletter (Dawuro) every quarter and production of features for publication in the past and electronic media.
    • Assist in the organisation of Quarterly Communication sessions with HR Department.
    • Plan and coordinate events and functions
    • Provide support for press conference and media meetings.
    • Act as the liaison between the company and media outlets.
    • Plan and coordinate events and functions
    • Document all company activities through photography and videography
    • Assist in building  content and running of sustainability-related information
    • Conduct media analysis, research and preparation of responses
    • Develop relationships with media houses and  provide them with  suggested articles for publication
    • Liaise with public relations outfits in municipal and district assemblies within the concession.
    • Collaborate a collaborative relationship with communication consultant, Stratcomm to deliver on organizational communications goals
    • Collate, document and store all land access and  compensation processes and procedures
    • Maintain an up  to-date-database for networking purposes

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or Information Management
    • Preferably a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication or Development

    Experience

    • At least 3 years relevant experience in managing public relations and communication in a similar organizational setting.
    • Demonstrated capacity to undertake media  buying and engagement brand activation
    • Appreciation of cultures and approaches to participatory  methodology
    • Extensive knowledge of communication tools and its application.

    Technical Competencies

    • Good Understanding of and ability to use communication and IT tools.
    • Strong public speaking abilities.
    • Fluent in both English language and Asante Twi
    • Internet Savvy
    • Appreciation of the use of ICT tools and models
    • Ability to use Microsoft access and publishing software

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to provide peer-to-peer and handle confidential community issues.

    HR SUPERINTENDENT-STAFFING AND LINE SUPPORT

    ROLE PURPOSE

    THIS role adds value to the organisation by ensuring the required number of people with requisite capability, (knowledge, skills, experience, thinking and commitment to the work) are available to execute the business plans.

    Secondly, this role adds value to the Human Resources Department by delivering advisory support services to line management.

    To effectively implement and where applicable, monitor the Company’s policies and procedures on:

    1. Recruitment selection and placement of STAFF
    2. Induction and Onboarding
    3. Promotion, advancement and deployment of staff.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Identify, develop and facilitate the  implementation  of necessary HR Operational Readiness Works to support  the redevelopment  of the Obuasi  Mine
    • Develop the annual HR budget to achieve the required targets for achieving  annual and medium team HRplans
    • Develop the annual HR budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual and medium term HR plans.
    • Deliver the approved HR Budget targets within specified  timeframes, costs and related KPIs
    • Demonstrated Safety Leadership and support improving the Culture  across the HR Department regarding  Safety, Health and Sustainable Development
    • Support the implementation of all environmental requirements for  the HR Department and integrate this work  into  the department’s  budget
    • Implement the HR Staffing   Processes and provide  professional expertise to line  the management to  develop  the workforce to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, LoM plan  and strategy according to their role and level  of authority
    • Nurture and sustain a culture of Accountability and continuous improvement within the HR Development Department.
    • Develop and maintain constructive  relationships with Internal Stakeholders (CAR HR, Mine  Management Team, Department Team Members etc) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities)

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • University Degree in HR Management , Industrial Psychology or Social Sciences
    • Professional certification or membership;(CIPD qualifications, SHRM, SPHR, HRMP)

    Experience

    • Not less than 3 years’ experience  in Training  and Development role within the mining industry

    Technical Competencies

    • Human Resources Functional Knowledge  with  expertise in talent acquisition
    • Conversant with  the  Ghana  Labour Laws
    • Ability to exercise  sound  judgement   and to  make  decisions  in a manner  consistent  with  established  Company  policy  and Labour  laws
    • Ability to identify  opportunities , diagnose  problems and develop solutions
    • Strong analytical  skills
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel  and  PowerPoint   Applications
    • Ability to identify opportunities , diagnose problem and develop solutions

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to inspire  and motivate others, promoting Collaboration and Team work, Developing Others
    • Team Player
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to build  and maintain  effective collateral and cross-function  working relationship

    Context and Role Purpose

    The Obuasi Redevelopment Project   aims to establish Obuasi as a modern efficient processing and underground mechanized operation.

    INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SUPERINTENDENT

    ROLE PURPOSE

    The  purpose of the role is to develop and facilitate the implementation of an integrated Labour Relations Management System  that will provide managers with the  tools  and resources to proactively manage  labour  relations  in line  with the  Company’s values, Labour Laws, Conditions of Employment, Human Resources Policies , Disciplinary Code and Procedure and overseeing the appropriate handling of disciplinary matters with the aim of establishing a conducive industrial relations climate.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Identify, develop and facilitate the implementation of necessary Operational; Readiness Works from Industrial Relations perspective to support the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine.
    • Develop the annual budget to achieve the required targets for achieveing annual  IR Programmes
    • Deliver the approved Industrial Relations Budget targets within specified timeframes, costs ad related KPIs
    • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and support improving the Culture across the HR Department regarding  Safety, Health and Sustainable Development
    • Support the implementation of all environmental requirements for  the HR Department and  integrate this work into  the Department’s budget
    • Design and implement  the approved Industrial Relations  Framework and provide  resources and  IR expertise  to line  management  in support of the  creation of conducive industrial relations  climate  necessary to consistently  deliver  the annual budget
    • Nurture and sustain  a culture  of Accountability and continuous  improvement  within  the IR Department
    • Develop and maintain  constructive  relationships  with Internal Stakeholders (CARhr, Mine  Management Team, Department Team Members, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agenices and Authorities)

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • University Degree in HR Management , Industrial Psychology or social Sciences
    • Professional certification or membership, (CIPD qualification, SHRM, SPHR, HRMP)

    Experience

    • Not less 3 years’ experience in a similar or related role  within the mining industry
    • Experience in wage /salary  negotiation process with the union

    Technical Competencies

    • Human Resource Functional Knowledge with expertise  in Industrial Relations
    • Experience in wage/salary negotiation process with the  Union
    • Strong union negotiation skills
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Applications
    • Conversant with the Ghana Labour Laws
    • Ability to exercise  sound  judgement and to make  decisions  in a manner consistent with established Company  policy  and Employment laws
    • Ability to identify  opportunities , diagnose problems and develop solutions
    • Ability to coordinate major  incident investigations

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to inspire  and motivate others, promoting collaboration and teamwork, developing others
    • Team player
    • Good communications skills
    • Ability to build  and maintain  effective collateral and cross-functional working relationship

    SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

    ROLE PURPOSE

    The purpose of the socio-Economic  Development Officer’s  role is to assist  the Socio-economic  Development Superintendent to be responsible for facilitating promoting and ensuring community  and  economic  development in order to secure opportunities  for economic  and business development  and increase local employment: This  role should  support  the attainment of a thriving local economy and diversification of same.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Provides leadership through broad community involvement which  promotes the economic  well-being  of the community  while  understanding that a social and environmentally healthy community  is vital to the local economy  of the Obuasi Mine.
    • Acts as a liaison and support advisor on economic development to public officials, the private sector and the mine.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of a relevant economic development programme for the Obuasi community
    • Supports the assesses and planning  for community development needs
    • Assists in the identification of sectorial opportunities for economic development (i.e mine employment support, tourism, arts and crafts, etc.)
    • Acts as a liaison between local organization, businesses and individual and representatives of government , business and industry concerning economic development
    • Assists in the development of partnership within the community to develop and promote  opportunities
    • Assists local organizations businesses and individuals  to take advantage  of economic  development opportunities  and major  projects   within  the mine  catchment area
    • Assists local organization, businesses and  individuals   to take  advantage  of economic development opportunities  and major projects within the mine  catchment
    • Identifies community training and development requirements to take advantage  of economic  development opportunities
    • Assists with the development of job creation projects
    • Conducts surveys  and research on market  and development opportunities
    • Provides support  to the Socio-Economic  Development  Superintendent as directed by him/her

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • Bsc/BA degree in Development Planning or Development Studies
    • Preferably a Master’s Degree in Project or Development Management.

    Experience

    • 2 to 4 years’ experience within the extractive  industry and understanding of development models  as well as approaches   to participatory methodology
    • Appreciation of cultures and approaches to participatory methodology

    Technical Competencies

    • Training in Techniques  of participatory methodology
    • Appreciation of economic  development  models
    • Appreciation of Medium Term  Development Framework  of municipal  and District  Assemblies

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to provide peer-to-peer leadership and handle confidential  community issues

    STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

    ROLE PURPOSE

    The purpose of this role is to assist  the stakeholder Engagement Superintendent  to imitate and coordinate  the  development  of strategic  relationships and partnerships  with the community , local  government , community  service  the relationship between the Mine, host communities  and other strategic stakeholders

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Assist in the development of stakeholder engagement  log  and its  implementation
    • Support the Stakeholders Engagement  and grievance  management  system
    • Receive and investigate  complaints  and  grievances and support the resolution of such   grievances
    • Officiate all community  level stakeholder engagement  meetings and  ensure  that accurate records of all meetings  are kept
    • Support in the sustenance  of effective relationship, partnership and collaborative working styles with key stakeholders and the  community
    • Establish and maintain stakeholder database and provide inputs into Obuasi Mine’s mapping and need assessment.
    • Prepare and disseminate minutes and as well follow  up on  actions  arising from meetings with  relevant  stakeholders in a timely  manner
    • Ability to organize  local community  level events  and promote  continuous  improvement through participatory learning and action

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • Bsc/BA in social Sciences or Development studies
    • Certificate in project and event  management

    Experience

    • 2 to 4 years’ experience within Ghana, understanding cultures and approaches to participatory methodology.
    • Working knowledge  of participatory rural appraisal and learning action principles

    Technical Competencies

    • Training in Techniques  of participatory  methodology
    • Training in Rural pedagogy
    • Organizational and project  management  skills
    • A strong command of spoken  and written English
    • IT competence in packages  such as Microsoft word, Excel  and Power Point

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to provide peer-to-peer leadership and handle confidential community issues.
    • Ability to work  to tight  deadlines in high  pressure situations
    • Team player  with  excellent  communication

    TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT SUPERINTENDENT

    ROLE PURPOSE

    This role the availability and application of training and development programmes to deliver suitably skilled and experience local (Obuasi) employees and further to support   the business by growing the internal capability to deliver upon the future requirements

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITES

    • Identify , develop and facilitate the implementation of necessary Training and Development Operational Readiness Works  to support the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine
    • Develop the annual  Training and Development budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium-term and LoM  HR plans
    • Deliver the approved Training  and Development  Budget  targets within  specified time frames, costs  and related KPI’s
    • Demonstrate Safety  Leadership and improve  the  Culture  across the Training  and Development  Department  regarding  Safety, Health and  Sustainable
    • Support the implementation of all environmental  requirements for the HR  Department  and integrate this work  into  the department’s budget
    • Design and Implement approved Training and Development  programmes to develop the workforce  to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, LoM plan  and strategy according  to their  role  and level  of authority
    • Nurture and sustain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement within the Training and Development Department.
    • Develop and maintain constructive  relationship with Internal Stakeholders (CAR HR, Mine  Management Team, Departmental  Team Members, etc) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities)

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • University Degree in HR Management , Industrial Psychology or Social Sciences
    • Professional certification or membership (CIPD qualifications, SHRM.,SPHR, HRMP)

    Expereince

    • Not less than 3 years’ experience in Training and Development role within  the mining industry

    Technical Competencies

    • Human Resources Function knowledge with expertise in Training and Development specific  to Talent Management
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft  Excel and PowerPoint Applications
    • Conversant with the Ghana Labour Laws
    • Ability to exercise  sound  judgement  and to make  decision in a manner  consistent  with established  company policy and Employment laws
    • Ability to identify  opportunities , diagnose  problems and develop solutions

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to inspire  and motivate others, promoting collaboration and teamwork, developing others
    • Team Player
    • Good communication skills
    • The ability to build  and maintain  effective collateral and cross –functional working relationship

     

    LAND ACCESS AND COMPENSATION OFFICER

    ROLE PURPOSE

    The purpose of the land Access and Compensation Officer’s role is to consult with landowners and other community stakeholders to engage, negotiate and conduct assessment of land –related issues. The role is to undertake compensation & access agreements for the company to execute scheduled activities to help protect the mine’s tenement. The role holder will report directly to the Land Access and Compensation Superintendent.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Conduct field and clerical valuation and compensation duties, support land use department to receive unfettered access to land for operational needs.
    • Compile and create a database  of all compensation  -related information  for reference
    • Assist in land  and asset  valuation and  compensation for exploration and access requirements  to local farmers
    • Provide information  to stakeholders and the  company  regarding compensation  for activities  of mining  and other  projects
    • Assist in fostering positive relationship, including promoting and facilitating effective communication and consultation between AGA and rural farmers.
    • Liaise with regulators in the land access and  compensation space for effective collaboration in valuation and land  access programmes and  projects
    • Use technology to monitor and protect lease from encroachment and illegal mining activities
    • Liaise with  the Municipal  Physical Planning Team for field  monitoring and encroachment activities

    QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

    Qualification

    • Bsc/BA/Diploma in Land Economy or Estate Management
    • Proficiency in the use of land management applications

    Experience

    • 2 to 4 years in a similar role within the extractive industry
    • Thorough working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing land access and compensation.
    • Appreciation of the use of land use gadgets and implements

    Leadership Competencies

    • Ability to provide peer-to-peer leadership and handle confidential community issues.

    Context and Role Purpose

    The Obuasi   Redevelopment Project aims to establish Obuasi as a modern efficient processing and underground mechanized operation.

    MODE OF APPLICATION

    Interested Ghanaians should view the full adverts details on the company’s career page address below and submit application, with detailed CV, ONLINE:

    www.anglogoldashanti.com/company/careers

    CLOSING DATE: 7TH NOVEMBER , 2018

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