Business Improvement Officer 

  • Full Time
  • Tarkwa

AngloGold Ashanti

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (IDUAPRIEM) LIMITED (A subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited) operate the combine Teberebie and Iduapriem open-pits gold mines at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana and has a work force of over 1400, including contractors.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position:                                  Business Improvement Officer

Job Grade                               Stratum I – Mid

Contract Type/Duration:         Fixed Term Contract – 3 months

Number of Position(s):            One (1)

Department:                            Business Improvement

Role Purpose

The Business Improvement Officer will support the identification, coordination and implementation of critical improvement projects/ideas that deliver and promote a culture of sustainable continuous improvements (CI) across site

Role Accountabilities

  • Support departmental C.I sustainability tasks and processes towards achieving key B.I metric targets (RAR Compliance, Idea Owner Reviews, Visual Board Meetings etc.).
  • Conduct relevant data analysis to complement site A&I efforts.
  • Ensure accurate production KPIs dashboard wiring mine wide.
  • Assist in business requirements reports and presentations as and when required by Senior Manager.
  • Assist departmental IFs in loading and completing Operational Excellence idea requirements in Pipware.
  • Conduct periodic analysis using Pipware data to enhance integrity and fast track idea velocity.
  • Support monthly ideas monitoring and tracking with respect to set pipeline benefits target.
  • Identify trends and variations using process analytical tools to inform management and stakeholders to improve business forecasting
  • Use the existing (and other) analytical tools to develop and implement efficient business processes at the operational level in mining, processing, engineering, and supporting services.
  • Analyze trends in safety performance metrics in the Business Improvement department and make appropriate recommendations to the HOD



  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Business, or relevant business/engineering qualifications.


  • One year work experience with good working knowledge of AngloGold Ashanti policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.

Technical Competencies

  • Good understanding of continuous improvement concepts and methodology.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of PIPWare software and familiarity with Value Driver Trees is an advantage.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of business processes within a mining environment.
  • Effective problem solver with the ability to examine and re-engineer processes, procedures, and practices
  • Building Effective Working Relationships – The ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross-functional working relationship, coach and develop a team to deliver at their highest capability
  • Building Trust & Accountability – Displaying high levels of integrity and honesty
  • Ability to advise, persuade and influence people in a professional and effective manner

Other Competencies

  • Valid driving licence and proficiency in driving light vehicle


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