Jobs : Senior Resource Geologist - Asanko Gold Ghana

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Asanko Gold Ghana Limited Ghana Ltd. (“AGGL”) is a joint venture between Galiano Gold and Gold Fields. The primary asset is the multi-pit Asanko Gold Mine complex, located in the Ashanti region of Ghana.  Galiano Gold are the managers and operators of the Asanko Gold Mine. 

Job Description

AGGL is seeking to employ a suitably qualified person to fill the role: Senior Resource Geologist (Fixed Term). The incumbent will undertake preliminary resource and reserve modeling activities within all operational areas of Asanko Gold Ghana Limited (AGGL).
Key Responsibilities
  • Development, maintaining and updating of the mine’s grade control models;
  • Use Datamine, Leapfrog, Deswik modelling and geostatistical software (as required) to complete regular geological and grade wireframe and block models;
  • Provide periodic reconciliation, dilution estimates and grade variances between models;
  • Make geological interpretation to ensure ore body Grade Control estimates meet industrial standard;
  • Proactive participation in awareness of local geology and controls influencing modelling;
  • Advise mining operation, Grade Control and Geotech staff on modelling related issues;
  • Train and mentor young mine production staff in grade control, 3D data analysis, geological modeling, resource modeling, reconciliation programs and practices;



  • Liaise with other Geology and Mine Engineering staff regarding accurate and timely data collation for resource work;
  • Identify learning needs of immediate team members and organizes or recommend appropriate training;
  • Train and mentor young mine production staff in grade control, 3D data analysis, geological modeling, resource modeling, reconciliation programs and practices;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by supervisor;

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum BSc. Geology / Earth Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years post qualification work experience in the mining industry including at least five (5) years in resource modeling.
  • Strong 3-dimensional interpretation and geostatistical modeling skills in particular, the 3D modeling and grade interpolation.
  • Experience in block modeling and resource estimation methods practices preferred.
  • Exposure to database management and QA/QC.
  • Working experience of Datamine resource modeling software and knowledge of Surpac, Rocscience, AutoCAD/Leapfrog and Deswik.
  • Must be conversant with the Mining Act and related regulations of the Republic of Ghana, and able to interpret and apply these laws and regulations;
  • Must have Dynamic knowledge and understanding of working in a gold mining environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational, technical, and analytical skills;
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, database management;
  • Results oriented drive and solid work ethics with exceptional attention to detail are essential for this role;
  • Able to work independently, organize work, under pressure and in a timely manner;
  • Ability to apply knowledge of standards, methods, and procedures to work situation;
  • Medically fit for the position and environment;
  • Valid Ghanaian Driver’s license and ability to drive in rough terrain.

How To Apply

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:
  1. Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
  2. Limit your CV to 4 pages
  3. Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
  4. List your most recent positions first
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Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager - HR & Administration, Asanko Gold Ghana Limited
No. 4, Sir Arku Korsah Road, Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153, Accra - Ghana.

Or email: [email protected]

CLOSING DATE: 25th May, 2021.


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