Database & QAQC Specialist

Full Time Ashanti Region AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently in a redevelopment phase which will lead to 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 an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Database & QAQC Specialist.


The purpose of the Database and QAQC Specialist ensures data integrity of all geological and statistical information held in the database.


Establish the necessary Database management processes and practices for the redevelopment of the Obuasi Mine, and being operationally ready
Provide relevant and reliable geological geostatistical data to enable GIS to build maps and figures for reports, presentations and input to the 18 months plans, by rolling quarter.
Routinely update and maintain all GIS datasets in an efficient manner while building and maintaining a GIS database for use by multiple departments and users, to provide accurate data to the budgeting process
Deliver the GIS database activities within approved budget targets and specified timeframes, costs and related KPIs
Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Culture across the Evaluation – GIS 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 team
Develop and maintain constructive relationships with Internal Stakeholders (Corporate, Group Planning & Technical, sister mines, CARO etc.) and external Stakeholders (Regulatory Agencies and Authorities, Minerals Commission) to establish existing and changing societal and regulatory expectations and requirements



BSc in Geology or higher-level qualification


5 years general geology and IT experience.
Proven experience and excellent understanding of geological data acquisition and storage
A good working knowledge of databases, laboratories and assay QAQC.
Knowledge of sampling methodology and analytical techniques
Experience with GIS and relational database systems.

Technical Competencies

Applied Geological Methods o Drilling (BA)
Sampling (BA)
Logging (BA)
Mapping (BA)
Core yard (BU)
Assaying (BA)
Database (M)
Equipment (BU)
Basic Application of the following is required: o Applied Geological Theory
Business Planning
Operational Excellence
Project Management
Basic Understanding of the following is required: o Mine Geology Methods
Exploration Methods
Estimation Methods
Operational Management

Leadership Competencies

Fostering a team environment – inspiring and motivating others, promoting collaboration and team work, 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

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


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