Geologist – Exploration

Full Time Ahafo Region Anglogold Ashanti Ghana Limited
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State: Ahafo South, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 30/07/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 6 Years
Career Level: Mid-level

AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited (AAIL), a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited, operates the combined 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: Geologist – Exploration

Department: Geology

Contract Type/Duration: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

Number of Position(s): One (1)

Purpose of the role

To assist in planning and implementation of surface exploration on regional licenses, including project logistics, providing relevant process expertise and oversight responsibilities of the exploration activities.

Role Accountabilities

Assist in planning and implementation of surface exploration on regional licenses, including project logistics, providing relevant process expertise and oversight.
Perform scouting of exploration activities on the lease.
Collect and evaluate regional geological, geochemical and geophysical data and information.
Assist in analytical compilation and assessment of regional exploration data and results
Maintain high quality data collection, management, and storage.
Assist in the interpretation of geophysical and geochemical data and its resulting target generating exercise.
Geological mapping and sampling of anomalies develop and rank Au targets for follow-up testing, drilling supervision and logging.
Monthly Reporting on Exploration progress and interpretation of results and data for Regional targets
Collate all weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly exploration costs against budget, produce technical reports on regional exploration activities over these periods and prepare regional exploration monthly accruals.
Ensure all geological duties on regional exploration assets and / or projects are carried out in a timely and effective manner.
Provide training and supervision to Field Technicians

Person’s Specification

BSc in Geology, Geological Engineering, Geophysics, Geosciences or Earth Science from a recognize institution.
Minimum of 2 years working experience in mining/exploration industry with drill rig operation and sampling
Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers
Experience in mapping, sedimentological core logging, exploration RC & DD drilling and sampling.
Computer literate and the ability to use mining and exploration softwares to analyze numerical and graphical data
GIS application in mineral exploration and knowledgeable in both sedimentary and hydrothermal deposits
Ability to work systematically and not under pressure with quality of work as a priority
Able to identify risk, analyze and solve problems and good communication skills
Be able to embrace new techniques and technologies, and be interested in keeping up to date on industry requirements and advancements
Have a good work ethic and be goal oriented
Medical fitness for the position and the environment
Possess valid Ghanaian Driving License and ability to drive Light Vehicle

Closing Date

Interested candidates should submit their application by clicking on “APPLY” button below before close of business on Friday, 02 July, 2021. Applicants not contacted within 31 days of applying, should consider their application unsuccessful.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AAIL.

BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!!! AAIL does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Security Department, Investigation Unit, by calling +233 277 761 555 Ext 2222 (rates apply) or use our whistle-blowing channels by calling 0800 400 01 or sending an SMS to +27 73 573 8075 (SMS rates apply) or emailing or using the internet at

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