Manager Business Services (Administration / Strategic Planning / Mining / IT / Finance / Budgeting / Development) – East Africa

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 647 1604 MHU

Reference Number: 647 1604 MHU


Job Description:

Our mining client has a Greenfields project in East Africa. The Manager Business Services will be responsible for leading and managing the Finance, HR and IT functions within the country. The incumbent will be required to provide strategic direction, leadership, and management to these departments to ensure that they operate efficiently, effectively and in compliance with relevant legislation.



  • Ensure project safety during all phases, emphasizing visible leadership to promote best practices and risk mitigation
  • Develop, implement, and continuously refine strategies, policies, and procedures across Finance, HR &, IT to support the company’s strategic objectives
  • Lead and mentor department heads, fostering a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and alignment with business goals
  • Conduct regular financial reviews to identify opportunities for financial improvement and risk mitigation at both departmental and organisational level
  • Improve the company’s profitability by managing, controlling, and eliminating undue expenses.
  • Manage and optimize the budget for business support services, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and cost control.
  • Direct the recruitment, development, and retention strategies to attract and maintain a skilled workforce
  • Oversee comprehensive performance management and professional development plans, enhancing staff capabilities and engagement.
  • Oversight of company payroll. Accountable for compliance and legal matters related to payroll
  • Lead the development and maintenance of a resilient IT infrastructure and application portfolio, ensuring alignment with business needs and cybersecurity standards
  • Oversee the security framework, incorporating physical security measures and cybersecurity policies, to protect company assets and information
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners, including regulatory bodies and service providers.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A degree in Business Administration, Finance, HR, IT, or a relevant field. Advanced degrees or certifications in management, IT, or HR are preferred
  • At least 15 years’ experience in business support services management, with comprehensive experience across Finance, HR, & IT domains.
  • Proven track record in strategic planning and execution within a complex organizational structure.
  • Prior experience in the mining industry, with Greenfields experience highly advantageous
  • Track record of working in Africa would and transferring skills
  • Strong leadership, Team Management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and lead diverse teams.
  • Financial acumen, with experience in budgeting and financial management.
  • Strategic Planning and Execution


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 2-year contract (potentially renewable dependent on work permit)
  • FIFO expat opportunity with roster 6/2
  • USD net salary package on offer


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Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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