Job Vacancy For Chief Resource Geologist-Tarkwa


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Chief Geologist (Open Pit / Gold / Grade Control / Surpac) – West Africa

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (IDUAPRIEM) LIMITED (A subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited) operate the combine Teberebie and Iduapriem open-pits gold mines at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana and has a work force of over 1400, including contractors.

Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Chief Resource Geologist
Contract Type/Duration: Permanent
Number of Position(s): One (1)
Department: Geology

Role Purpose

• To oversee mineral resource modeling and estimation in support of the Long-term Mine Planning and Exploration strategy.
• Conduct geological modelling and mineral resource evaluation of Iduapriem ore bodies in accordance with best practices.
• Ensure sound models are used for business planning and annual Mineral Resource reporting in line with international reporting codes. Scheduling and delivery of integrated planning models.
• Technical support in the monthly reconciliation process, analysis, and implementation of corrective actions in the mine-to-mill reconciliation process. Calculation of planning factors that influence life-of-mine budget.
• Supervision of drillhole database and sampling QAQC
• Mentorship of the team members in geological modelling and mineral resource evaluation
• Optimization of grade control estimation parameters
• Drill spacing studies
• Assistance with mining property and projects valuations
• Cross-functional support to exploration, geology, mining engineering, metallurgy and other functions where required.

Role Accountabilities

• Develop and maintain processes to provide a safe workplace to all employees and external service providers working within area of accountability
• Prepare Mineral Resource estimate reports in line with international reporting code guidelines, i.e., JORC (2012), NI 43-101
• Undertake Mineral Resource estimates using 3D computer methodologies for projects at various stages of development in accordance with international best practices.
• Assist with the Mineral Resource (and possibly Mineral Resource/Reserve) audits associated with multi-disciplinary studies in Technical Audits or Competent Persons Reports levels
• Evaluate laboratories used for sample analysis and relevant analysis of Quality Assurance-Quality Control (QA-QC) measures
• Collecting, recording, and cataloging of geological samples; core logging, QA-QC (Quality Assurance-Quality Control) analysis and interpretation of results, and compilation of formal technical geological reports.
• Continuous working to mitigate environmental risks, prevent pollution, minimise waste, increase carbon efficiency and make efficient use of natural resources.

Qualification Required & Experience

Persons Specifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geological Engineering, Geosciences, or its equivalent from a recognized institution
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Mineral Resource estimation.
• Competence in one or more software packages such as Datamine, Surpac, Gemcom, Leapfrog, or Vulcan.
• Should have knowledge in other database soft wares e.g., Fusion and Acquire
• Professional registration with a recognized international body e.g., AUSIMM, AIG, GhIG, etc.
• Detailed knowledge of international Mineral Resource and Reserve Reporting Codes
• Demonstrated capability in organizing work, setting priorities, and exercising sound independent judgement
• Ability to work effectively with people, including high performing professional teams
• Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
• Preparedness to take a well-reasoned stand on matters of importance
• Must have strong desire to coach and develop others by sharing skills and knowledge
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English
• Must possess very strong human relations skills and ability to interact with people of diverse culture and value
• Medical fitness for the position and environment
• Possess a valid driver’s license and proficiency in driving light vehicle

Required Skill

• Compliance with statutory requirements to sign off as a CP for mineral resources.
• Proficient user of Leapfrog and Datamine
• Sound understanding of scripting and/or macro writing principles
• Technical acumen and analytical thinking.

Location: Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 10 October, 2022

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