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Chief Mining Engineer - Africa - FIFO

Chief Mining Engineer


$150 - $160knet + generous bonus, flights and accommodation.


Our client, a growing, multi-asset gold miner with assets all over the world is currently looking to strengthen their African offering by growing their Engineering team.


Based on site through a FIFO position, the Chief Mining Engineer will reporting to Group Technical Services & Planning Director in corporate with a dotted line to an onsite Technical Services Manager and in-country GM.


This unique position will have predominant responsibility for their flagship asset in Africa but also provide support to other African mine sites while supporting Group with high level Engineering usually associated with a corporate role.


The breadth of scope is unique and the context very exciting for a technically competent Mining Engineer who is strong at relationship building. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  • Build strong relationships with all Mine Site and relevant Corporate stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support and continuous improvement to optimise production.
  • Take ownership review and development of operational LOM models inclusive of Group LOM updates.
  • Develop and set the standard for mine planning as it relates to design, reporting, budgeting and production.
  • Contribute technical expertise to ongoing and potential Projects through process review and technical evaluation.
  • Assist group with M&A via prospective brownfield and greenfield asset appraisal.
  • Play a pivotal role in connecting corporate to site through diligence, reporting, excellence and communication.
  • Bring technical innovation to operations while adhering to best practice.


The successful candidate will be a qualified Mining Engineer with a minimum of  8-12  years relevant experience. Experience of both Underground and Open pit would be beneficial. This is an outstanding FIFO opportunity with a generous FIFO ratio and bonus scheme allowing for both balance and reward.


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