AngloGold Ashanti Recruitment for Chief Geologist

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for AngloGold Ashanti Recruitment for Chief Geologist.

AngloGold Ashanti is a global gold mining company with mines and exploration projects in four different regions namely – Continental Africa, Americas, Australasia and South Africa. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

Job Description

  • Company: AngloGold Ashanti
  • Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Role and Context

The purpose of the Chief Geologist —role is to manage, design, implement, interpret, budget and report on all aspects of site exploration and development plans with a 12 to 24-month outlook within assigned area of responsibility.


  • Establish the necessary Exploration processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, and being operationally ready.
  • Develop and communicate a rolling 18-month plan, by quarter, that delivers required Exploration services and outputs
  • Develop the annual Exploration cost centre budget to achieve the required targets for achieving annual, medium-term and LOM business plans.
  • Deliver the work of the Exploration function within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs.
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the Geology department and with own team regarding Safety, Health, Environmental and Sustainable Development.
  • Provide the resources and expertise to develop the team to capably and consistently deliver the annual budget, according to their role and level of authority.
  • Rigorously drive implementation of projects and nurture and sustain a culture of accountability and continuous improvement within a team.
  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Corporate, Group Planning & Technical, sister mines, etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements.


  • At least BSc or MSc in Geology.


  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience
  • Broad experience in exploring for a range of ore deposit types in a number of jurisdictions. Gold experience relative to the orebody being preferential.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in ore deposit development and an understanding of locality prospectivity and ore deposit models to identify new targets and new projects.


  • Proficient in a wide range of exploration practices and ore deposit development techniques
  • Advanced Applied Geological Methods
    o Exploration methods
    o Ore development methods
  • Operational management
    o Drilling
    o Logging
    o Mapping
  • Courtyard
  • Equipment
  • Basic Applied Geological Methods
    o Sampling
    o Assaying
    o Database
  • Project Management

Leadership Competencies

  • Fostering a team environment — Inspiring and Motivating Others, promoting Collaboration and Teamwork, Developing Others, Communicating prolifically
  • Managing oneself – Taking ownership of one’s personal development;
  • 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;
  • Creating Organisational Transformation – displaying strategic perspectives in adopting plans for achieving organizational objectives;
  • Maximizing Performance Results — solving problems and analyzing issues, driving for results.
  • Displaying technical and professional expertise, innovating, taking initiative, championing change, establishing stretch goals.


NOTE: Interested Ghanaians with the above qualification and experience should submit their applications, with detailed CV.

How to Apply

Candidates who have met the above criteria should CLICK HERE to submit Cv and Application letter.

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