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Mining Manager (Open cast / Iron Ore / Brownfield Operations / FIFO / Expat) – West Africa  

Job Reference

122 RR

Region

Western Africa#Southern Africa#Central Africa

Date Posted

July 6, 2021


 
Job Description:
This role is responsible for providing the Managing Director of the Mine and EXCO with a strategic Mining overview of the operation and associated areas as a business unit. Part of this role involves managing the Mining Planning & associated system drivers; providing operational decision support from a mining perspective through strategic planning, business insight and predicting future production outcomes. The initial responsibility of this position is to develop the operational readiness drivers and manage an earthmoving contractor to startup initial mining pits.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of departmental pre- production system drivers & core activities.
  • Establishment of departmental operational readiness systems.
  • Develop mining department sections with MD and EXCO.
  • Review the existing surface stockpiles with regards to volume, density and grades.
  • Review the geology data and information in the pits to ensure the block model data is correct and confirm pit sequence mining priorities.
  • Review geotechnical work and arrange test work to confirm the slope angles for the pits, and, determine the distinction between free dig and drill and blast material.
  • Complete tactical (short term planning) after confirming geology and geotechnical parameters.
  • Develop geotechnical, hydrology and grade control protocols.
  • Prepare startup mining execution plan. Includes development of mining model and digging plan through mine planning software.
  • Manage Short Term mine planning, scheduling and reporting functions. Co-ordinate and incorporate inputs from various sections into an integrated, optimized and practical production schedule and cost effective designs. Formulate safe, practical and achievable short and medium term mine plans and schedules
  • Manage all Long Term mine planning functions and ensure an integrated life of mine plan and budget that is as per corporate/company guidelines and strategy
  • Ensure mine planning systems are in place and continuously improve these systems to world class industry standards
  • Coordinate and manage Mining Contractor, Mining & Drill & Blast disciplines to meet production, HSE, Costs, budgeting, inventory control and performance KPI objectives.
  • Business Performance Reporting & Analysis: Ensure the relevant Business performance KPIs are in place, are aligned to the overall business strategy and are being correctly measured. Analyze cost variance report and note any adverse and favorable variances. Continuously search for improvements to reduce working costs while improving efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage and co-ordinate direction of primary mining and ancillary fleet on haul roads, waste dumps, ROM pad and stockpiles, including earthworks associated with rehabilitation.
  • Prepare and manage annual mining zero base budget and cash flow forecast through chart of accounts and cost elements.
  • Coordinate mining supply chain with the procurement department.
  • Prepare and present strategic and monthly reports on HSE, AO, production, costs, and availability of mobile equipment
  • Compile reports as required by regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure all major vendors and contractors’ accounts have been appropriately reconciled to Accounts.
  • Manage performance management and development program as per AO or similar program.
  • Lead asset optimization program of responsible areas. Knowledge in RCA, FIP, Kaizen, 3W, SOP compliance, Contractor performance management, processors and enablers.
  • Training & development of Mining National workforce as per nationalization program. Evaluate and mentor subordinates and over-watch a structured training program.
  • Active input into the Company’s Safety Management Systems. Report all accidents, incidents and identified hazards. Operate to a minimum NOSA/DuPont/ISO safety standard with extensive knowledge of HSE operating procedures.
  • Development and management of live risk matrix.

 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc Mining Engineering or Equivalent
  • Mine Managers Certificate of Competency
  • Mine survey Certificate of Competency
  • NOSA/DuPont/ISO certificated.
  • Blasting Certificate – Open Cast
  • JORC reserve estimation and reporting
  • Min 15 years’ experience as Open Pit Mining Manager.
  • Extensive knowledge of mine planning software and ERP packages.
  • Driver’s License
  • Experience in brown field’s project development advantages.
  • Microsoft office proficiency with advanced Excel skill.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literate, strong department drivers & systems knowledge.
  • Detailed understanding of internal controls and experience in developing control environments is essential
  • CI & AO Experience essential
  • Must have previous experience in Africa Mining Operations.
  • Must have passed pre - employment medical examination

 
 
Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • FIFO - 9 weeks on 3 weeks off
  • Company medical aid

 
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Ruan Roodt at rroodt@camining.com
 
Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.
 
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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