GM Operations (Mining / LOM / Stakeholder Engagement / Mineral Processing) – Central & West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 35 05 23 VG

Reference Number: 35 05 23 VG

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a GM Operations who will ensure smooth functioning of current and upcoming operations from Mining and Mineral processing operations for the company including change management and stakeholder co-ordination. The incumbent will be responsible for providing operational leadership and management to meet the short-, medium- and long-term goals of the company.


  • Direct governance across all operating units.
  • Monitor progress against plan and report as well as remedy adverse variations for the company.
  • Develop a long and medium operating strategy to optimize the utilization and efficiency of the current and project processing facilities.
  • Contribute to business strategy to improve company’s competitiveness, profitability and growth.
  • Devise and recommend optimization plans and continuous improvement initiatives for mining and mineral processing operations.
  • Contribute to implementation, controlling and adherence to ESG management requirements.
  • Ensure compliance of internal and statutory SHREQ standards in operations.
  • Lead the mine operations management team and manage all mining and processing personnel and resources.
  • Under the terms of the operating strategy prepare short term and LOM operational plans for the mine.
  • Prepare the quarterly, annual and LOM production and operating budgets, and report performance and costs.
  • Propose and monitor capital expenditure projects.
  • Recognize operational, technical and safety challenges.
  • Oversee new projects, (ex. installing new mining equipment or opening a new shaft).
  • Management of owner mining equipment.
  • Management of the mining contractor’s performance.
  • Ensure operational that company policies and Standard Operating Procedures are complied with.
  • Oversee the recruitment and development of superintendents, supervisors, and operators, providing support and guidance to build an effective workforce.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum 15 years in a leadership position with technical, statutory and safety aspects for mining and mineral processing operations is mandatory.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mining, civil or metallurgical engineering is mandatory.
  • Corporate membership of an internationally accredited professional institution.
  • Experience in ESG management and community stakeholder engagement.

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

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Vivienne Gower

Managing Director

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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