Underground Security Supervisor at Anglogold

Website Anglogold Ashanti

State: Obuasi
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 02/11/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid Career

Underground Security Supervisor

AngloGold Ashanti is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Underground Security Supervisor to join our dedicated team as Security Supervisor – Underground.

Underground Security Supervisor Role Purpose and Context

The Underground Security Supervisor assists the Security Superintendent – Underground Operations in managing a team to ensure the effective manpower deployment in a manner to effectively and proactively address risk including unauthorized access to underground working, Shafts and Portal environments. Collaborate with relevant stakeholders in providing a safe and secure work environment.


Act on behalf of the Security Superintendent, to manage deployed guards within the boundaries and context relevant to their assigned duties.
Provide the Security Superintendent with work-related information regarding individuals (positive and negative) within the team and any obstacles that may hinder performance.
Supervise and report on performance of security guards, i.e. Underground patrols, searches, technology utilization etc on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Ensure effective daily deployment of guards (AGAG and PSSP) at various shafts/portal including inspection of underground Security bulkheads and steel gates.
Coach, plan task, observe and supervise security guards.
Ensure manpower availability 24/7 and report on any challenges for immediate redress.
Assist the Security Superintendent-Underground to implement training programs to improve and address identified training needs to enhance guards’ performance.
Provide guards with clear role descriptions and post instructions to ensure they have a clear understanding of tasks assigned to them.
Implement policies and procedures within area of responsibility according to the Department’s specific standards.
Initiate preliminary investigations into security breaches at area of responsibility and escalate as appropriate.
Conduct random patrols underground to ensure compliance and prevent theft of GBM.
Ensure adherence to Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR).
Identify, report and develop strategies to counter/mitigate security risks within area of accountability
Participate in audits and risk assessments at areas of responsibility to ensure compliance and standardization.
Implement appropriate procedures to ensure good housekeeping at Areas of Responsibility (AOR).
Serve as communication link between superior and subordinates
Ensure that work is conducted in a safe manner
Ensure that the ‘working elements’ (inspections, audits, etc.) of the Safety Management System are complied with.
Ensure prompt reporting of all injuries, illness, and safety incidents
Ensure compliance to safety and environmental KPIs of the AGAG Obuasi.
Promote Health and Safety at the workplace with a view of Zero Tolerance



Relevant Tertiary Qualification

Security related degree/ diploma.


A minimum of five (5) years of Industry security related experience with at least two (2) years in supervisory role.
Knowledge of underground terrain and understanding of underground mining.
Experience in explosives management and processes.

Technical Competencies

Experience in Underground Mining Operations.
Must have a valid driving license.

Other Competencies

Problem solving, lateral thinking & analytical skills
Inspires & Motivate Others
Displays high integrity & honesty
Results oriented and self-motivated
Team player
Proactive and takes initiative
Zeal for Self-Development

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


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