Open Pit Mine Manager, Mpumalanga – Ref: 1057326

  • B.Eng
  • Mpumalanga,
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1057326

Job Description:

A joint venture Open Pit and Underground Base Metal and Chrome operation producing 40 million tons per year. Sourcing a mature Mine Manager with extensive Open Pit experience to relocate to Mpumalanga and play a vital role in the business turnaround strategy.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: General Manager
Job titles of direct reports: HOD Ore Production, HOD Mine Planning and Mining Engineering, HOD Mineral Resources Management.
Job description / core competencies. Although not limited to, the main responsibilities will include:

  • To develop, evaluate and monitor mining strategy to ensure the attainment of business objectives
  • To ensure attainment of mining operations business targets
  • To formulate guidelines for the application of technology
  • To develop and review plans and systems to achieve and improve mining KPI’s
  • To review and regulate the commitment of resources to optimize efficiency of resources to optimize mining operations
  • To identify and coordinate development of new technology and the application of best practice methodology
  • To interpret mining operations risk to ensure the development of effective risk management plans
  • To contribute to the compilation of risk logs and apply sound risk management practices
  • To provide technical input for the mining operations to minimize possible risks
  • To allocate and monitor the utilization of financial resources according to mining objectives
  • To manage the commercial value add of the discipline related programme and projects
  • To facilitate and evaluate the compilation of innovative proposals to ensure continuous improvement.
  • To control expenditure according to budget and ensure efficient cash flow management.
  • To manage own team’s performance
  • To manage internal and external relations, including the interface with external providers responsible to ensure business needs are met and employees are satisfied.
  • To provide relevant and specialized technical support to applicable stakeholders
  • To manage and monitor mining operations adherence to Safety and loss control goals and objectives
  • To oversee legal and environmental compliance (Custodian of Ore Production Legal compliance)
  • To oversee Health and safety compliance (enforcing the Mining Sector related Acts)
  • To oversee compliance to business plans
  • To manage, monitor delivery and compliance to business plans.
  • To evaluate appropriateness of changes to statutory requirements and recommend changes to policy and legal requirements to enhance productivity.

Country: South Africa
Location: Mpumalanga

Job Qualification & Experience:

The following qualifications and experience are essential:

  • Industry related Degree or Diploma NQF 7
  • Mine Manager Certificate of Competency
  • National Certificate in Rock Breaking / Blasting Ticket Underground
  • 8 years operational Mining / Technical discipline experience
  • 4 years General Management experience
  • Certificate of Fitness
  • Valid driver’s license

The following qualifications and experience would be advantageous or optional:

  • National Honours Degree / MDP/MBA

Competencies required are as follows:

  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance & relevant legislation impacting the business Technical knowledge of various functional areas of responsibility
  • Strategic and visionary skills Conceptual reasoning and business development skills
  • Business acumen and insight Industry and competitor knowledge
  • Ability to translate strategy into action plans Leadership and networking skills
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills Self-driven / disciplined
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Project and budget management skills

Company Description:

A joint venture Open Pit and Underground Base Metal and Chrome operation producing 40 million tons per year.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partners: Engineer Placements and MCHIR.

Closing date: 17 January 2018

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