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Golder Associates Country Lead in Accra, Ghana

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a Country Lead to oversee our West African operations based in Accra, Ghana. You will be responsible for all aspects of the business including Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE), local compliance to legislation, business development, financial management of local projects, and collaboration and alignment to the wider business strategy within Golder.

Key duties andresponsibilities include:

  • Leadingbusiness development and client relationships in Ghana and in West African markets;

  • Facilitatingclear goals and strategy for the business, assigning individual and teamresponsibilities, evaluating performance and implementing areas for improvementand providing visible leadership around HSSE;

  • Assigningfunctions and responsibilities to achieve the best team performance incollaboration with Business Units Leaders;

  • Growingthe West African business outside of Ghana, including prospecting for newclients and markets including assessing business opportunities and risks;

  • Ensuringthat the firm complies with country laws and reporting according to local and corporatecompany requirements;

  • Buildingstrong networks internally with Business Units Leaders, partners and senior professionalswithin the wider Golder community;

  • Maintainingand strengthening Golder’s position within the local community; and

  • Abilityto travel and build key relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 - 15 years consulting, and at least 5 years in a management position;

  • Engineering degree with local professional registration, or master’s degree in science will be highly regarded;

  • Working knowledge of the mining industry and an understanding the local Ghanaian and West African markets;

  • A good understanding of how business works with respect to financial management, strategic growth and technical consulting services;

  • Ghanaian citizenship with French language skills would be an advantage

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Title: Country Lead

Location: GHA-Accra

Requisition ID: 20000954

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