Inspector - Mineral Certification

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Job Summary

Inspect mining sites, survey and audit of mines, system-level evaluations, and monitoring of RCM implementation elements, mineral consignments, mineral supply chain, mineral production, and Regional certification.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Deadline of this Job:14 August 2020  

Duty Station: Within Uganda, Entebbe, East Africa


The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development through the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (Mines Department) is implementing the Mineral Wealth and Mining Infrastructure Project and Minerals Laboratories Equipping and systems Development Project.
In order to implement the above project efficiently and effectively, the Ministry seeks to recruit competent, trained, and well-motivated persons to fill a number of vacancies in the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines. The positions are on a contractual basis and subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance.
Inspector - Mineral Certification (10 POSITIONS)
Reports to: Commissioner - Mines
Location: Mbarara, Kabale, Tororo, Moroto, Entebbe



Duties and responsibilities
• Inspect mining sites, carry out baseline studies and audit of mines and mineral traders
• Perform system-level evaluations and monitoring of RCM implementation elements including mine site inspections and/or audits and monitoring of national Chain of Custody systems, export procedures and data management) as required;
• Ensure that mineral consignments are traceable through their documentation along the chain of custody

Person Specifications Qualifications:
• A Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mining, Geotechnical Mine Survey, and Chemical Mineral Processing, Metallurgical) from a recognized Institution.
• A Bachelor of Science (Geology, Mining Geology, Environment Management) from a recognized institution.
• Advanced knowledge of both Artisanal and industrial mining as well as designated mineral supply chains in the Great Lakes Region and beyond, including considerable field experience will be an added advantage
• At least two (2) years of professional working experience in mining inspection and certification or in a related field.
• Competencies: Good communication skills (oral/written), Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, Excellent interpersonal skills; Team Player Customer centric, Advanced knowledge of both Artisanal and industrial mining as well as designated mineral supply chains in the Great Lakes Region and beyond. The successful candidate should be ready to travel extensively and work in any part of the country by normal posting instruction.


 

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified candidates should submit applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of academic and other relevant documents, names and addresses of three referees to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Attn: Principal Human Resource Officer. Amber House, Second Floor Room, A 205, Kampala Road, Opposite Workers House not later than 14th August 2020 at 5:00 pm. The detail of the Job Advertisement (The Job duties and responsibilities) for the above positions can also be obtained from the Ministry's website: www.energyandminerals.go.ug 
Please NOTE: The interviews for Askari and Cleaners will be held at the Regional offices.
Robert Kasande
PERMANENT SECRETARY

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