Saturday, 13 March 2021

Ajira Mpya Geita Gold Mining & Christian Social Services Commission

Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s South East of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Specialist 3 – Underground Infrastructure Engineering

Contract Type & Duration Unspecified Time Contract

Job Number: GGM-2021 -XME -05

Number of Positions: 01.
Works For: The incumbent will report into the Senior Engineering Manager, with a dotted line of reporting to UG Mining manager and Infrastructure Services manager.

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

– 10-15 plus years post-graduation on underground engineering infrastructure

– 5-10 plus years of mechanical design and the implementation and execution of engineering infrastructure projects relating to turbomachinery.

– Managed and directed project construction activities.

– Computer skills — spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), word processing (MS Project) and database (MS Access)

• Professionally Registered Engineer – preferred

The following skills and experience will be highly considered for applicants for the position:
• Construction (plan, direct and manage) experience.

– Hazardous area design training and design experience.

• Functional safety training and certification

– AutoCAD drafting capability will be advantageous.

• Flow modelling software experience such as Pumpsim and Ventsim

Purpose of the Role:

The Underground Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all engineering infrastructure, activities and plans relating to engineering services required for underground mining operations at Geita Gold mine. The role provides direct output in the design and project management of all infrastructure to support Life of Mine production plans. This includes managing, overseeing and monitoring all dewatering, compressed air and ventilation systems and infrastructure. This role is accountable to new build activities, infrastructure construction works, managing EPCM contractor and subcontractors to ensure works are undertaken in-line with health, safety and environmental obligations, design specifications, quality, project budget and schedule. The position is a key senior leadership team role, and requires extensive multi-disciplined infrastructure and construction experience, outstanding coordination, communication, management and stakeholder engagement skills.

Main or Key Accountabilities:
Health, Safety ancd Environment

• Adhere and promote HSE regulations at GGM with zero tolerance to breaches

– Demonstrate behaviour consistent with AGA’s vision and values. Lead by example at all times to create a safe working environment, where risks are assessed and managed to ensure tasks are performed without the risk of injury or harm to themselves, others and the environment.

• Continuously seek learning opportunities to improve safety performance.

• Ensure operational, project and construction workforce targets are achieved

• Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and applicable codes

– Ensure compliance to AGA/GGM and industry standards

• Ensure compliance to Quality, HSE and Human Resources (HR) management systems, policies, procedures and processes.

Asset Management

• Develop an asset management (engineering) plan for all major underground infrastructure including rollout and integration of the Asset Management Framework, in a collaborative approach with the Reliability Engineering

– Conduct internal audits and over-inspections to ensure adherence and compliance to asset management plans/strategy

• Setup and manage the infrastructure engineering document repository for drawings and manuals

• Review and/or Set the Service strategy for all underground infrastructure equipment leading to the implementing a maintenance philosophy and scheduled maintenance programs that are aligned with operations to achieve set targets/plans. and substantially increase availability and reliability

– Effective planning and use of engineering capital for maintain asset integrity and other improvements.

Rut in place the necessary plans and monitoring process to anticipate issues rather than being overtaken by them.

• Effective use of resources including money and equipment. Monitoring the stock levels of critical spares and supplies.

– Manage, oversee and monitor all service infrastructure to support day-to-day underground mining activities.

– Ensure compliance with all engineering standards in underground operations on the mine

• Monitor (assess, record, feedback) equipment performance to ensure continuous improvement.

– Prepare engineering designs, modifications, instal¬lations and projects in underground operations on the mine.

Strategic role
• Support the Mining team in Life of Mine planning by providing early input into the design and constructability process for all now build infrastructure

– Develop conceptual designs, cost estimates and project schedules for all new infrastructure and upgrades to support Life of Mine strategic plans

– Proactively manage and lead underground infrastructure projects and engineering construction functions, with a strong safety, cost, schedule, and quality focus ensuring safe constructability remains a priority. This includes but not limited to 1 lAZID’s and HAZOP’s, cost and schedule development and ongoing review.

– Manage, oversee and monitor all service infrastructure to support day-to-day underground mining activities

– Co-ordinate all engineering maintenance activities to ensure reliability of equipment

• Advise and guide the management team on best practice and fit for purpose engineering infrastructure outcomes.

– Strong understanding of Quality, and HSE management systems.

– Drive and champion the safety-first value and apply the principle into both design and field activities.

– Key interface role, ensuring the effective management and performance of the engineering services and all other underground infrastructure project activities.

– Ensure project management activities meet the approved design specification.

• Actively manage priorities in a dynamic environment, with emphasis on safely, mooting defined budgets and timeframes.

Plans, Procedures, Standards and Documentation
– Develop and maintain the Life of Mine underground infrastructure plans, specifically infrastructure new builds and other infrastructure project construction activities, as a key sub-plan to overall underground Mining Plan.

• Provide input and support into establishing and maintaining the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), budget, schedule, and construction work packs.

• Oversee the project Requests for Information (RFI) and Technical Query (TQ) process.

• Provide input into HSE plan.

• Provide input into crane lift studies.

• Review and input into project contractor procurement process.

Technical Training & Development.

– Conduct engineering development panel interviews

– Develop skills matrices for all engineering infrastructure work types

• Identify training and development shortcomings and training needs

• Develop artisan refresher programs

Meetings, Reviews and Communication
• Attend and chair Life of Mine Infrastructure Planning meetings as well as other key review meetings, as required.

• Co-ordinate and chair regular project management meetings and maintain meeting records and agreed actions. Follow through to ensure actions are completed for all underground engineering infrastructure projects.

– Provide regular operational and project updates to the management team in relation to progress and construction issues that may impact on compliance or cause delays.

• Provide operational readiness interface in line with AGA project requirements.

• Participate in formal HSE, risk management, change management, cost and schedule reviews.

Progress and Performance Reporting
– Monitor progress of construction works, advise status in a timely manner to the management team of any potential cost, schedule or quality variances.

• Monitor (assess, record and feedback) operational performance of engineering services and contractor performance in the delivery of project outcomes

Project Risk, Change and Quality Management
• Identify and address construction risks early by communicating to appropriate stakeholders.

• Coordinate the project change management process, including Site Instructions, Variations and or claims.

• Proactively manage change to avoid potential project cost and schedule overruns

– Inspect works to ensure construction activities are in accordance

with engineering designs, contract specifications and authority requirements.

• Oversee/witness inspections and testing regimes to ensure quality and/or performance is in-line with the engineering specifications

Audit, Governance and Compliance
1. Participate in internal and external audits as required.

Key Interfaces
– Engineering Manager, Underground Mining Manager, Technical Services Manager, Infrastructure Services Manager

– GGM Project Services Team to record, analyze and report on progress and productivity, change management, cost and schedule.

– AGA Africa Technical Team to support potential operational/design issues that may occur on-site

– EPCM and Third -Party Contractors.

Additional Requirements:
Technical Competencies Required

Experience in managing engineering infrastructure in underground mining operation.

Experience in specifications and standards to ensure that operations and project meets requirements in terms of safety, design, quality and maintainability.

– Experienced in the practical application of construction principles, equipment and technology. This includes applying construction principles, techniques, procedures, equipment and resources to the execution and closing of projects.

– Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether construction events or processes comply with laws, regulations, and company standards.

Knowledge of mechanical designs and its application in underground mining services

Leadership Competencies Required

Demonstrate behaviors consistent with AngloGold Ashanti Values.

– Ability to build relationships with key personnel and identifying and developing business opportunities.

– Team based focus with a proactive approach to meeting LoM infrastructure requirements.

Proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks and working under pressure to achieve set deadlines.

1. Ensure the quality of deliverables align with the needs of the project, the company and the client.

Mode of Application:
Application cover letter (Subject should be Specialist 3 – Underground Infrastructure Engineering and/or quote the job number), detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees, to be forwarded to below address.

You will be required to bring original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.

Contact Address:
Senior Manager Human Resource,
Geita Gold Mining Ltd,
P.O. Box 532,


Drivers- 4 Job Vacancies At CSSC
The Christian Social Services Commission is an ecumenical body established in 1992 by the Christian Council of Tanzania and the Tanzania Episcopal Conference, to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of social services (health and education) by the member churches in Tanzania. For 28 years, CSSC has been serving and coordinate a network of more than 900 church-owned health facilities, including 105 large hospitals at Zonal, Regional and District/Council levels. In addition, CSSC coordinates a network of more than 1,000 church owned education facilities. Majority of these church health and education facilities are located in remote and rural areas where more than 70% of the Tanzanian population reside in those areas.

Amref Health Africa, a Principle Recipient of Global Fund grant has selected CSSC to be the Sub Recipient (SR) to be implemented the Global Fund – PMTCT component from 1st April 2021 to 31st December 2023. CSSC will implement PMTCT activities in 8 regions of Lindi, Pwani, Arusha, Shinyanga, Tabora, Morogoro, Geita and Mwanza.

The award intends to strengthen PMTCT services within the supported targeted regions. In line with the goal to achieve elimination of mother to child transmission, the community interventions will expand the scope of services for PMTCT and with more emphasis on reaching mothers and their babies through the mentor mothers’ program. PMTCT will be provided in fifty-seven (57) councils

In view of the above, CSSC is hereby seeking applications from highly qualified, well experienced, competent and motivated persons to fill-in the following vacant positions.

Title: Drivers- 4 Post
Report to: Administrative Assistant

Location: In one of these regions Lindi, Pwani, Arusha, Shinyanga, Tabora, Morogoro, Geita and Mwanza

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for carrying out duties as a driver, effectively and efficiently, observing all current CSSC vehicle policy and procedures. The driver will also be responsible for ensuring safety of the passengers, vehicle and the tools assigned to him/her and devising ways and maintaining high fuel efficiency and low maintenance costs.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Carry out preventive maintenance checks of assigned vehicle(s) as per CSSC’s prescribed checklist.
    Carry out all driving tasks as needed by the office and as assigned by the supervisor and as per vehicle request approved form.
    Observe the specified speed limits at all times
    Bring to the immediate attention of the supervisor any and all minor/major defects that have happened or been notice during the day or accidents that have happened that day. Present to the supervisor in writing the details of any accident by checking and filling vehicle report form in every Monday of each week.
    Record daily trips, fuel consumption, mileage, and timings in the “log book” provided for the assigned vehicle.
    Record all servicing and repairs both KM for service, next service and total cost of that service received in the log book provided for the assigned vehicle.
    Under any circumstance when the drivers are out of the office either after working hours or within the working hours the driver is supposed to place the car keys to the supervisor.
    Ensure the safe parking; whenever possible when the vehicle is on duty, vehicle is on the way at night, during breakdowns and when it is not in use.
    Drive staff on short and long trips as per daily GF-PMTCT Project requests.
    Maintain and adhere to road traffic policies and procedures as per Tanzania Government laws.
    Immediately notify his/her superior as well as the local authorities in case of any accident in which he/she is involved.
    Carry out work responsibilities in such a way so as to promote the image and work of CSSC
    Ensure all necessary vehicle documents (e.g. insurance, registration documents, etc.) are present in the vehicle and up to date.
    Keep track of the scheduled service time of the vehicle, in order to make sure that servicing is performed in time.
    Take care of vehicles tools and cleanliness.
    Ensure that assigned vehicle is completely equipped with a First Aid Kit, spare tire, working flashlight and batteries, vehicle jack, wheel brace and a tool kit (spanner, wrench, tyre, removers, patch kit, etc. Collect and deliver mail, documents, and other items;
    Optimize use of the vehicle; assist in the registration of new vehicles, renewal of insurance, road licenses etc.
    Undertake any other duty as will be assigned by the supervisor

    Secondary School Education Certificate
    Class C Driving License
    Certificate from National Institute of Transport or any other recognized Institute of driving and Motor Vehicle Mainte­nance.

Experience and Skills
    Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a driver in NGO/FBO, Government sectors etc.
    Mechanic skills
    Good command of Kiswahili and English language

Mode of Application
Interested candidates are to submit their application letter. The subject line of your job application email should indicate the position that you are applying for; your CV must include the contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work-related traceable referees. All correspondence MUST reach CSSC before 1600hrs March 22nd 2021 and channeled through the following email address:

Note that;
Any application sent later than the mentioned date and time will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; if you are not contacted within two weeks after the deadline of this advert, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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