General Manager (NHD Metalliferous Mining)

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  • Posted 2 years ago

Ref: 540053

Nationality: South African
Total years experience: 11-15 Years

Discipline: Mining ( NHD Metalliferous Mining, Mine Manager’s Certificate/Engineering Registration Board of Zambia; Engineering Institute of Zambia; Mine Captains Certificate (South Africa)/SAIMM). Industry in: Mining and Metals, years of experience range: 11 to 15 years, annual package range: Over and above R2.5 mil. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.

33 Years Mining Operations and Management of various commodities and related disciplines without a fatal accident; Establishment of successful multicultural and multi-national crews in South Africa and Zambia during entire career; Mentoring 5 subordinates to achieve management qualifications and positions in their respective organisations; 8 years mining contracting experience with positive growth and improved safety results in all the Companies; Successful completion of two Greenfields mining projects in Zambia between 2005 and 2013 *US$125M between 2005 and 2008 on budget *US$580M between 2011 and 2013 on budget; Consistently improving production performances whilst reducing operating expenditures at all Companies employed.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans,

Designation: General Manager

Highest qualification type: Higher National Diploma

University: University of Johannesburg

Company size: ’51 – 200

Division: General and Operations Management

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  NHD Metalliferous Mining

Current / most recent job title?  General Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Management and control of all disciplines in the organisation
Skills transfer
Legal compliance
Optimisation

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

– Interdepartmental understanding, interaction and synergy – Standard Operating Practice adherence – Legal compliance – Benchmarking and establishment of KP Areas and Indicators – Training, Coaching and Reviews – Knowledge and understanding of relevant markets

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Tenacious
Adventurous
Detailed
Punctual
Passionate
Proud
Impatient to achieve success

Ideal business title: 

Operations Manager or Country/General Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Responsible for the direction of the Company and employees
Key Inputs in Policy and Performance Indicators
Optimisation of investments and growth opportunities
Skills transfer and employee growth
Operational optimisation

Skill area of competence:

Associated competences to complete mining and processing operations by means of experience: – Health, Safety and Environmental compliance – Project Management – Contracts Management – Human Resources applications: * Operational requirements * Union and Association negotiations * Multi-national working team management * Training and coaching – Financial management – Prospect and exploration drilling – Logistics: in-house as well as in terms of long distance hauling – Procurement

Career summary:

Mining Operations and Management of various commodities and related disciplines for 33 years

Achievements: 

– 33 Years mining and management without a fatal accident – Establishment of successful multicultural and multi-national crews in South Africa and Zambia during entire career – Mentoring 5 subordinates to achieve management qualifications and positions in their respective organisations – 8 years mining contracting experience with positive growth and improved safety results in all the Companies – Successful completion of two Greenfields mining projects in Zambia between 2005 and 2013 *US$125M between 2005 and 2008 on budget *US$580M between 2011 and 2013 on budget – Consistently improving production performances whilst reducing operating expenditures at all Companies employed – Provincial colours in swimming (’74 – ’78) and hockey (’90 – ’95)

Strengths: 

– Diligence
– Detailed
– Resourceful
– Achievement and success driven
– Process and Projects optimisation goals

Weaknesses: 

– Impatient
– Overall delegation
– Task Master

What do you absolutely love doing?

Grow and develop new business venture(s)
Investigate business opportunities and develop strategies

Ideal company (culture and values):

– No red tape
– Realising and growing potential in employees
– Acknowledgement of achievement
– Strict on non-performance
– Trusting
– Transparent

Where would you like to be in the next 5 to 10 years: 

– Transfer of skills acquired during my career
– Fulfillment of the growth process

Motivation to move (please select): New opportunities

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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