CA Mining

Date Created: 2019-10-24T07:13:45+00:00

Reference Number: 051 24 10 AB

Reference Number:  051 24 10 AB
 
Job Description: Our client, a mining company is looking for a General Manager to join their operation. The successful incumbent will be responsible for managing the operations with respect to all technical and supporting functions. The main objective of the role will entail – Managing Engineering and Maintenance work across the operations – Overseeing production planning and execution to achieve budget targets in a safe manner and – Continuously striving for operational improvements to increase effectiveness and efficiency across all functional areas.
 
Responsibilities:
Strategic / Operational:

  • Establish and maintain the operation strategy and plan within the guidance of ERG Group strategy and budget
  • Develop the implementation framework for the operation strategic plan
  • Recommend and approve policies and procedures to enable implementation of strategic operation’s objectives
  • Implement the overall operational plan
  • Define short- and medium-term plans functions in collaboration with other departments
  • Ensure that the strategic plan balances long term performance with short term production
  • Lead and manage operational performance. Set and measure operational targets and determine areas of cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change
  • Develop contingency plans to ensure that the strategic plan targets are achieved even in adverse conditions, considering operational risk mitigation measures
  • Pro-active risk assessments and development of contingency plans

Continuous Improvement and Health and Safety:

  • Drive the continuous improvement of operations in tight collaboration with the Technical, Projects and Support department
  • Identify and recommend initiatives aimed at eliminating waste, improve productivity and reduce operating costs within scope.
  • Support and participate in sub-functional/ Departmental change.
  • Implement successful change initiatives, plan and ensure optimal resource utilization within designated area

Budget:

  • Develop and manage the Operation budget
  • Oversee, review and coordinate annual budgets and quarterly forecasts including: – Communicating instructions and developing timelines for the site
  • Regional consolidation of budget and forecasts for production and costs
  • Preparing and reviewing presentations to the Executive Management Committee
  • Ensures that the operation meets its production budget

People Management / Development:

  • Allocate resources wisely to ensure most effective use of skills and material are available to achieve the expected business performance, including the development of skills
  • Lead, strengthen and develop the operations team
  • Set and maintain a culture of excellence by ensuring appropriate best practices, systems, processes and technologies are in place to enable and optimization of work

Requirements: Qualifications and Skills

  • B degree in Mining Engineering or B Tech diploma in mining
  • Previous work in DRC would be advantageous
  • Blasting & mine managers certificate
  • Mine Manager Certificate of Competency
  • Experience managing Contractors in various roles within Mining Operations
  • 4 years General Management experience
  • 13-15 years of mining working experience (5 years as Mine Manager; 3 years as Mine Overseer)
  • English/French speaking capability and extensive deployments in DRC required.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Expat Benefits
  • USD

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