Industrial Relations Officer


Company Asanko Gold G...
Industry Mining
Category Human Resourc...
Location Amansie South...
Job Status Fixed Term
Salary Attractive
Education University De...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 27, 2020
Contact Daniel Agyen-...

Company Profile

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

  • Improve, develop and sustain the organizational culture by promoting behaviours and norms amongst employees that are aligned with the Asanko Gold corporate values, ensuring a conducive IR climate always;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of employee engagement systems and strategies to promote effective communication within the business;
  • Ensure employee disciplinary issues are fairly and consistently implemented and in accordance with workers’ condition of service across all departments;
  • Coordinate employee disciplinary processes and grievance processes;
  • Conduct surveys and research on conditions of service for workers and make recommendations for implementation as necessary;
  • Educate workers regularly on company policies and procedures and Collective Agreements;
  • Improve on existing employee welfare schemes and work-life balance interventions by recommending best practices;
  • Liaise with and coach internal stakeholders (local Unions, employees and senior supervisors including 3rd-party contractors & sub-contractors) on emerging employee and industrial relations issues to promote industrial harmony;
  • Liaise and maintain constructive relationships with external stakeholders (including Unions, Labour Commission, Labour Department, etc) in addressing employee- related issues effectively;
  • Assist with other general HR assignments;
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor, Unit Manager – HR Administration.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma / Degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ Industrial Relations experience in a similar position in the mining or related industry;
  • Alignment of attitude with Asanko Gold corporate values;
  • Certificate in Industrial Relations practice from a recognized institution will be added advantage;
  • In-depth knowledge of the Ghana’s Labour Act ,2003 (Act 651) & related labour legislations, and the ability to suitably interpret provisions in the law to the work situation;
  • Ability to apply knowledge of standards, methods and procedures to work situation;
  • Proven supervisory leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven disciplinary and grievance resolution skills;
  • Effective report writing & presentation skills;
  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills relating to employee relations;
  • Medically fit for the position and environment; Valid Ghanaian Driver’s license.

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