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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Mining Manager

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About this job

Our client is looking for an expat to manage chrome mines based in Zimbabwe. This position requires an incumbent who will be responsible to ensure the achievement of production targets in a safe and responsible manner within budget. It is essential that you have a solid technical knowledge of various functional areas of responsibility and the ability to translate strategy into operational plans. This is a senior level position that requires an individual that can operate autonomously and optimise mining operations.

Key Result Areas:

  • Develop, evaluate and monitor mining strategy to ensure the attainment of business objectives
  • Ensure attainment of mining operations business targets
  • Formulate guidelines for the application of technology
  • Develop and review plans and systems to achieve and improve mining KPI’s
  • Review and regulate the commitments of resources to optimise mining operations
  • Identify and co-ordinate development of new technology and the application of best practice methodology
  • Interpret mining operations risk to ensure the development of effective risk management plans
  • Provide technical input for the mining operations to minimize risks
  • Allocate and monitor the utilisation of financial resources according to mining objectives
  • Control expenditure according to budget and ensure efficient cash flow management
  • Manage internal and external relations
  • Oversee legal and environmental compliance
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to the Company's Safety, Health and Environmental management programmes and objectives


Skills Required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Industry Related Degree (BSC Mining / Geology / Engineering)
  • Mine Manager Certificate of Competency
  • GCC Mines and Works
  • Underground Blasting Ticket

Skills & Experience

  • Broad technical knowledge of underground mining operations and processes
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance relevant to the mining sector
  • Ability to translate strategy into plans
  • Operational Mining experience
  • General Management experience
  • Mine planning and analysis
  • Financial and project management
  • Ability to create team synergy, manage diversity and promote a high-performance culture
  • Leadership Skills
  • Project & Budget Management Skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Good business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good verbal and written communication skills in English


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