Chief Medical Officer (CMO / Senior Physician / Mining / Risk Management / Occupational Health) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 462-1804LH

Reference Number: 462-1804LH

Job Description:

Our client is in need of a Chief Medical Officer from a background in mine site based clinics to lead their team for all medical and clinical operations on site in West Africa.


  • Leading the medical staff in overseeing all site medical and clinical activities.
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key external and internal stakeholders including regulatory bodies and organizations.
  • Ensure that the highest levels of healthcare and provided and that these are in line with set standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for the development of programs, systems and teams to ensure safe and quality medical care is delivered while achieving cost effectiveness and standardization of services.
  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of service provision.
  • Overseeing the creation and development of patient health and safety initiatives and new clinical service provision lines.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with country medical councils’ code of conduct and procedures and with strict adherence to the patient charter.
  • Overseeing, mentoring and training all healthcare providers and support staff.
  • Cost control and budgeting including proper follow-up on contractors medical and consultation fees back charge with contracts and finance departments.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Medical degree with a valid medical license.
  • 10 years minimum experience as a Chief Medical Officer or similar role within the mining sector.
  • Clinical risk management experience.
  • Good knowledge of Occupational Health, Injuries and Ill-heath case management.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • High ethical standards with strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience mentoring and training subordinates of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in West Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster
  • Long term contract.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to

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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

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