Mining Operations Manager (Mine / E Lower / Open-Pit / Finance / PGM ) – Northwest, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 11 months ago

Reference No. 264 11 RR



Job Description:

Our client, an international mining house is seeking a Mining Operations Manager who will be responsible for ensuring sustainable and optimal use of mining resources to ensure business continuity.



  • Provide direct management of the site operations which include resource and reserves management, all mining related activities, ore blending and equipment maintenance.
  • Lead execution of strategies on the mine in order to enhance current operations practices and performance.
  • Maintain the annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Participate with other staff to set production goals.
  • Inculcate a culture of cross functional team coherence.
  • Develop and execute short and intermediate term strategies that support the growth of the operation.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 7 years’ experience at Production Managerial level with general oversight of an open pit mining operation.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mining Engineering
  • Relevant Technical Qualifications (i.e. Blasting Certificate, Mine Manager’s Certificate)
  • Significant experience in the financial aspects of mining such as cost control, budgeting and return on investment.
  • Significant experience in coaching, mentoring and management of employees from a wide variety of cultures.
  • Computer literate (Word, excel, Power Point, etc.) and working knowledge of mine planning software.
  • South African Nationals are encouraged to apply


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Employment Opportunity
  • Competitive Annual package



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Ruan Roodt

Senior Consultant

CA Mining

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