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Communications Superintendent at AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited

AngloGold Ashanti is seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as Communications Superintendent.

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become 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.

ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT

The purpose of the Communications Superintendent role is to lead the Communications subfunction of the Sustainability Department to develop a more visible and enviable corporate image and effectively establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships between the mine and the public towards securing social license for the mine.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Ensure compliance with Safety KPIs through Planned Task Observations, Positive / Hazards Observation and Reporting, Workplace Visits / Inspections, etc.
  • Enforce all environmental work procedures issued by the Head of Department
  • Build and sustain a team of direct reports capable of producing required outputs and model the team’s work behaviours consistent with the company values
  • Plan and deploy financial resources assigned within the approved frameworks to ensure the delivery of all strategic initiatives within budget and time frame agreed.
  • Develop and implement effective communication plan for various situations or crises
  • Perform communications research and monitor the progress of various communication strategies including analyzing media coverage, define target audience, and identify what platforms will help scaling public relations efforts
  • Organise media campaigns to improve public access to information
  • Develop and maintain a positive media relation at local, regional, and national levels
  • Manage active social media presence of the Obuasi Mine to improve brand visibility and positive story communication
  • Support organization of mine events such as conferences, launches, press tours, etc
  • Develop speeches and media kits for events and programmes for effective story pitching
  • Ensure the mine website is up to date
  • Ensure compliance with AGA brand requirements

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Data Communications, Public Relations or a related field

Experience 

  • 5 years’ experience in similar line of work
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the mining industry and internationally applicable standards relevant to mining and sustainable development (ICMM, IFC, ESG, VPSHR, GEITI, etc.)
  • A good understanding of the business functions in alignment with organizational priorities and audience needs and preferences
  • A good experience in defining, creating, and delivering clear, consistent, compelling content that effectively tells the organization’s story
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs
  • Experience in event planning
  • Hands on experience in standard report writing and presentation

Technical Competencies

  • Ability to develop strategic communication approaches that are aligned with the strategic direction and business needs
  • A confident communicator and presenter
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, land design skills
  • Professional printing/publishing skills including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Excellent skills in defining, creating and delivering clear, consistent, compelling content that effectively tells the organisation’s story
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong research skills
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs
  • A good understanding of the business functions in alignment with organizational priorities and audience needs and preferences

Other Competencies

  • Demonstrate behaviours consistent with AGA values
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, communication and motivating skills
  • High energy, commitment, and enthusiasm for the work
  • Well-developed intra- company network
  • Well-developed industry network
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Management practice and systems thinking approach to problem solving.
  • A strong negotiations skill

How To Apply For This Position

Qualified applicants should submit their CV and Application through the Company’s Website: CLICK HERE TO APLLY ONLINE

Closing Date : 3rd December, 2022

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