Avocet's commitment to becoming a leading West African gold mining and exploration company is underpinned by our core values. These values contribute to the overall success and sustainable development of our business and include:
Best People Practices that attract and retain the best people for Avocet, ensuring they receive fair and equitable treatment;
Best corporate governance practices implemented by management with strong business experience and proven integrity;
Corporate disclosure transparency and proper fiscal prudence and due diligence supported by the best management and reporting systems;
Delivering strong returns for our shareholders; and
Best community practices that provide a meaningful contribution back into the communities in which we do business, aligned with responsible environmental policies and practices.
We believe in equal opportunity for all our employees and, as we proactively expand our business operations in a safe, profitable and socially responsible manner, we believe it is crucial to attract, develop and retain the right people with the right skills and the right leadership capability needed to underpin our success, both now and in the future.
We are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. If you are interested in working at Avocet please email your CV to [email protected].
Nominations Committee
The Nominations Committee is established to review the structure, size and composition (including the balance of skills, knowledge and experience) of the Board and its committees, and to review succession planning for the Board and Senior Managers.
Remuneration Committee
The Remuneration Committee meets at least twice a year and reviews the performance of the Directors and Executive Committee members, sets the scale and structure of their remuneration with due regard to the interests of the shareholders and the overall performance of the Group.
Audit Committee
The Audit Committee is established to review the principles, policies and practices adopted in the preparation of the financial statements of Avocet and its subsidiaries,
Safety, Health, Environment and Communities Committee
In 2011, the Board established a SHEC Committee that obtains assurance that the appropriate systems are in place to deal with the management of health, safety, environmental, and community relations matters.
Technical Committee
In 2011, the Board established a Technical Committee to provide assurance to the Board as to the operational performance and operating risks of the Company, with particular regard to those areas where technical understanding is required.