Job Vacancy For Unit Manager Materials Management At Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd



Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd. ("KRGl") is a fully-owned subsidiary of Asanko Gold Inc., a company which is building the Asanko Gold Mine, Ghana's next gold mine. The vision of Asanko is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Be the custodian of company inventory items by way of correctly receiving, appropriately stocking and efficiently distributing them to end users;
•   Accounts correctly for all inventory items under his/her care by conducting effective perpetual, as well as statutory mid-year and year-end stock audits;
•   Facilitates dispatch and return of rotary and offsite repair items;
•   Develops and maintains a world-class mine Catalogue with items well classified to facilitate good stock control practices;
•   Determines optimal ordering levels of production materials to ensure optimal service levels, stock-turns and stockholding levels;
•   Develops, maintains and runs weekly re-order reports to replenish stock items;
•   Scrutinizes Purchase Requisitions to ensure items on them are not already on catalogue;
•   Handles and resolves quality complaints from end users regarding non-conforming items delivered or found in stock;
•   Ensures items being introduced to stock are adequately and properly described to facilitate easy identification on the market;
•   Continually reviews stocks in terms of their movement patterns and takes decisions in concert with the relevant HODs to re-classify non-moving stocks as Obsolete or redundant;
•   Continually reviews stocks with the view to moving significant, identifiable commodity groups into the contract environment in concert with the Logistics &Procurement Unit to maximize total cost of acquisition to the company;
•   Plays early and active role in the stock introduction process with user departments to ensure standardization and variety reduction on the mine;
•   Identifies by way of an early warning system, items that by some abnormal demand somewhere, may be running out earlier than projected to ensure early replenishment; and
•   Ensures that Stores Requisitions unable to be served off the shelf are swiftly catered for, in terms of a quick stock review to determine whether to re-order or to arrange expediting of outstanding order(s), or both, in liaison with Procurement.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Tertiary Qualification in Commerce, Supply Chain and Logistics from a recognized University or equivalent tertiary institution;
•   A qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply or equivalent professional institution;
•   A least 5 years’ experience in similar position;
•   Dynamic knowledge and understanding of Procurement, Supply Chain and the Mining environment;
•   Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills;
•   Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
•   Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, database management;
•   Medically fit for the position and environment; and
•   Valid Ghanaian Driver’s license.

Location: Esaase

How To Apply For The Job

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:

•   Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
•   Limit your CV to 4 pages
•   Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
•   List your most recent positions first
•   Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager – HR Administration, Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd.
No. 4, Sir ArkuKorsah Road, Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153, Accra-Ghana.


Or email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 June, 2015
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