Power Plant Manager (High Speed / HFO / Power Plant / O&M / Mining) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 1 02 24 MW

Reference Number: 1 02 24 MW

Job Description:

Our client an Energy Service Provider is seeking a Power Plant Manager who will be responsible for the overall management and operation of a power plant comprised of 26 High-Speed engines. The incumbent will report to the Head of Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and will oversee a total staff of approximately 20 persons, ensuring the plant operates efficiently, reliably, and within budget.


  • Adhere to the O&M budget, effectively managing costs related to spares, staffing, equipment, and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure high availability of the engines for the client, minimizing downtime and optimizing running hours to meet or exceed operational targets.
  • Lead the growth and mentoring of all staff at the power plant, focusing on upskilling, professional development, and employee welfare.
  • Ensure the completion of all training programs assigned by the Head of O&M, promoting a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Implement policies and procedures to meet Mali's legal requirements for staffing, ensuring compliance with local regulations.
  • Manage staff discipline in line with company policies, ensuring fair and consistent treatment.
  • Oversee the actual maintenance of the engines in collaboration with the maintenance supervisor and technician, following the preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Provide accurate operational and maintenance reports to the Head of O&M and clients.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with the client, ensuring their needs are met and that the power plant exceeds their expectations in terms of reliability and service quality.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Proven experience in managing power plants, specifically with High-Speed engines. (Mechanically related qualifications are highly relevant).
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of developing and mentoring teams.
  • Knowledge of local legal and regulatory requirements related to power plant operations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on maintaining positive client relationships.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Expat rotation
  • Long term contract

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Mitchill Wernich at mwernich@camining.com

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Mitchill Wernich

Managing Lead – Renewable Energy & Mining

CA Mining

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