Head of Mining Production (Underground / Gold / Operations / Stoping / Backfill) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 3 months ago

Reference No. CV117

Reference Number: CV117

Job Description:

Our client, a West-African Gold producer, is currently seeking a Head of Mining Production to join their team for both Underground & Surface Production and Operations. The primary focus of this role will be to improve production efficiency and ensure that production targets are met and exceeded.


  • Manage mine production schedules, budgets, and cost controls to meet operational targets effectively.
  • Supervise mining contractors and ensure communication and planning for meeting production goals, taking corrective actions as needed.
  • Achieve mining production targets on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Develop and oversee optimization projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead and mentor the mining team to optimize performance and achieve production and cost targets.
  • Improve productivity and reduce costs across mining operations.
  • Enhance safety and environmental standards in mining operations, ensuring compliance.
  • Develop local talent and build professional capabilities while implementing operational improvements to meet compliance, safety, and production goals.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Tertiary qualifications in mining engineering or a diploma in mining.
  • 10 years experience in underground mining operations in developing countries with 5 years in a similar role.
  • Effective management of a large underground mining contractor as well as owner’s team.
  • Adaptability in diverse and multicultural environments
  • Technical background in underground mining methods (long hole stoping, cut and fill)

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed term position (renewable contract)
  • USD Net salary
  • FIFO roster 6/3
  • Access to recreational facilities on site

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

Christo van der Ham

Recruitment Consultant

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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