Engineering Manager, Electrical & Instrumentation - AngloGold Ashanti

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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.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as ENGINEERING MANAGER – ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION.


The Engineering Manager – Electrical & instrumentation role holder will be accountable for developing and managing electrical & instrumentation systems on the mine – surface, underground and processing plant.

The role holder will develop plans that will include continuous improvement of power per unit product by studying operational plans; develop 3-year energy consumption forecast for the mine up to LOM, studying existing conditions; determining needs to accomplish operational plans; mapping solutions; updating and modifying requirements and solutions; preparing cost estimates and budgets, identifying trends and determining system improvements and implementing change.




  • Review and define the application of safety standards and work practices for the refurbishment construction workforce to enable the safety targets to be managed and achieved.
  • Develop and set the Electrical & instrumentation Safety Management Plan for the mine in consultation with the Safety Manager
  • Apply HSE regulations with zero tolerance to breaches.
  • Demonstrate safety behaviour consistent with AGAG’s vision and values.
  • Lead by example to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed so tasks are performed without risk of injury or harm.
  • Issue environmental-related instruction to employees at the workplace.
  • As a minimum, achieve zero reportable environmental incidents, zero compliance breaches and no events requiring public disclosure.
  • Utilise ‘Analyse and Improve’ tools to investigate process interruptions so that exposure to environmental risks is reduced.
  • Reduce energy usage by running the plant energy consumption per unit produced at the optimal rate within the sphere of influence.
  • Provide subject matter inputs and describe requirements when Establishing the Processing Plant and Surface and Underground Mine Infrastructure Electrical & instrumentation teams required to support the respective role holders in executing the project and operational requirements.
  • Using AGA’s How we Work guidelines, clearly define the roles and accountabilities of subordinates.
  • Set and communicate policies and procedures in a manner so as to achieve full understanding and compliance.
  • Create and provide guidance to subordinates in leadership techniques to achieve maximum performance.
  • Define standards for all electrical & instrumentation designs for surface processing plant, surface infrastructure and underground activities
  • Establish the Power System Analysis Software for the mine and operationalise it
  • Provide electrical & instrumentation interface management with the EPCM contractor for construction and refurbishment works.
  • Define electrical & instrumentation requirements of continuous improvement to the Manager Planning to develop maintenance planning and management outcomes that include continuous improvement and QA/QC.
  • Engage and develop appropriately skilled, capable and experienced personnel in the area of accountability.
  • Develop an energy management system and drive energy efficiency initiatives for the mine.
  • Define and set the systems for the Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering department to be able to provide input allowing effective quality planning of work, efficient and safe work practices, monitoring of performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Set the standards so that electrical & instrumentation work carried out by the maintenance team is of a standard that supports the operational requirements of the equipment and is at optimum cost.
  • Define sub-standard work practices and indicate the action to be taken to eliminate them and identify the root cause of these poor work practices.
  • Prepare the departmental budget that supports the company’s objectives and strategy.
  • Ensure cost impacts in the area of accountability are evaluated, approved, and budget is revised.
  • Identify, compile, communicate and implement potential cost reduction initiatives.
  • Manage the department in line with the operational budget.
  • Design strategy and processes to maintain the optimise electrical & instrumentation operation of the processing facility and infrastructure during refurbishment moving to operate within the approved project schedule, achieving monitoring of all critical intermediate milestones.
  • Design the reporting structure to permit comprehensive recognition in a timely manner of all current and potential risks to the electrical & instrumentation infrastructure during Refurbishment, Construction and Maintenance activities, utilising the established Risk Management System, identifying activities and setting strategies to eliminate, manage or mitigate these risks.
  • Develop an asset management strategy for electrical & instrumentation aspects in the area of accountability based on the Obuasi Operations expected life of mine.
  • Utilize the SAP asset maintenance management system in providing information for decision-making processes.
  • Oversee the Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process, review and approve appropriate technical and non-technical documentation.
  • Maintain a regular SAP asset maintenance management system operational readiness interface and hand over meeting.
  • Participate in formal cost and schedule reviews to support accurate and timely reporting.
  • Participate in internal and external construction audits as required.
  • Develop an Electrical & instrumentation Audit plan for the mine
  • Continuously identify opportunities to improve cost, schedule, quality and safety outcomes to all engineering, refurbishment and construction activities undertaken and analysed in relation to the Electrical & instrumentation System and Supply on the mine.
  • Provide timely information with respect to progress against the plan (timeliness, cost and quality considerations), detailing variances with reasons for variances; activities planned to recover, and actions required to prevent recurrence of notified variances.





  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong management and leadership skills will be an advantage
  • Financial, commercial and project management competencies through work experience and courses.


  • An experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer with 10+ years’ experience in the continuous improvement, asset management, reliability and condition monitoring of electrical & instrumentation machinery and infrastructure in the processing plant and mine environments.
  • Experience in Energy Management
  • Experience in Management and QA/QC on contractor work
  • Experience in Power Systems and related Software Analysis
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience in Power Supply Purchase & Transmission Agreements and stakeholder management with power regulatory authorities in Ghana will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP PM module

Technical Competencies

  • Proven competencies in electrical & instrumentation economy improvement in metal processing and mine environment
  • A recognized authority on improving electrical & instrumentation power consumption while reducing unit usage
  • Strong QC/QA competencies
  • Strong maintenance competencies in fixed plants
  • Sound project management skills
  • Commercially astute and able to work effectively with third parties.
  • Legally astute with respect to project delivery and maintenance systems
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Project and Excel
  • Must be able to communicate about technical issues both orally and writing
  • Knowledge in OEM legalities and mining regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of good engineering practices and the implementation of proactive maintenance strategies.

Leadership Competencies

  • Build and sustain a team of subordinates capable of producing those outputs.
  • Continuously improve the processes used by the team in delivering outputs.
  • Model work behaviours for subordinates.
  • Consistent with the Company values
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive the construction project through its life cycle.
  • To support and motivate the construction project team to deliver the project goals.
  • Finding innovative solutions through creative thinking and problem solving.
  • Create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help co-workers
  • Able to work with different kinds of people
  • Organizational skills to keep track of many workers, schedules, and budgets all at once.



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