Project Engineering Manager (Mining / Capital Projects / Technical / Disciplines / Execution) – Sierra Leone, West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 658 1107 MHU

Reference Number: 658 1107 MHU


Job Description:

Our mining client has operations in Sierra Leone. The role aims to provide leadership in engineering management for the planning, design, and execution of Company capital projects. The focus is to lead and apply Engineering Management Principles to optimize business value while maintaining subject matter expertise in specific disciplines.



  • Implement and coordinate project engineering disciplines across all Company projects.
  • Guide and interact with Company operational owners’ teams on engineering deliverables, aiming for global leadership in engineering management and technology application.
  • Develop and identify options for value optimization through best practices, considering synergies across the project scope and disciplines.
  • Provide guidance to project teams and engineers on scope, design criteria, tenders, and environmental and legal documents as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with group technical standards throughout project development and execution phases.
  • Develop and maintain a strategy for a world-class design engineering approach.
  • Identify and prioritize core technical design fundamentals to maximize capital efficiency through repeatable designs, scope optimization, and value engineering.
  •  Contribute to the development of an integrated Engineering management methodology across all studies and execution projects, including commissioning and start-up.
  • Actively engage in technical and execution teams to ensure a cohesive, integrated view of a construction and operability-driven engineering process focused on capital efficiency.
  • Lead the application of a standardized framework to ensure consistent application of Discipline Specific design engineering concepts across the Company capital projects portfolio.
  • Develop and maintain a Project Engineering Management framework to facilitate world-class delivery of capital projects


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelor's / Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline.
  • A postgraduate qualification (Master's / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline, or a proven track record of extensive practical experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in Engineering management, covering a range of commodities and operating conditions in a large organization.
  • Extensive career experience in the application of Engineering Management Principles in capital projects across various commodities and operating conditions.
  • Strong operational mining experience in applying Engineering Management Principles in capital projects covering a range of commodities.
  • Advanced level of spoken and written English.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • USD salary package
  • FIFO expat opportunity with roster either 9/3 or 6/2


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Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


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