Mine Planning Manager (Mining / Technical Services / Deswik / Technical Support / Due Diligence) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 months ago

Reference No. 600 0906 MHU

Reference Number: 600 0906 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is a global leader in mining, and they are seeking a Mine Planning Manager to join their team tasked with providing technical leadership and direction to their African operations. In this role you will lead a team of high performing engineers that provide support to Company operations in Africa. to support the growth and development of their global Portfolio to be based at their Johannesburg Office.



  • You will lead a team of mining engineers that provide support to Africa operations, and you will also be tasked with:
  • Providing leadership to asset optimisation studies and life of asset (LoA) planning
  • Providing leadership for definition and reporting of mineral resource and ore reserves
  • Ensuring Technology and Operational Excellence improvements are incorporated in asset optimization studies
  • Providing discipline leadership for professional development and competency for the mining engineers in the Johannesburg team and the African assets
  • Supporting and leading reviews of site and project technical services processes
  • Supporting studies and development projects with mine planning services
  • Supporting internal toll date reviews for operations and projects


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Engineering or related engineering degree
  • Be an outstanding leader, influencer, and relationship builder
  • At least 15 years of experience in open cut and underground metals mining
  • Good mine planning software skills, key packages including Deswik, Whittle, and Xeras
  • Have proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in completing due diligence studies and independent peer reviews
  • Excellent business acumen and commercial knowledge
  • Ability to travel to operations in Africa
  • Previous expat experience highly desirable


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role
  • Competitive senior management package
  • Travel will be required to sites when necessary
  • South African citizens or permanent residents


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to mhuber@camining.com



Please visit www.camining.com or www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.


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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