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Contracts Mine Manager

Job Field:
Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Mine and Site Management Jobs
Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
AER International
Job Ref:

Our client has an underground mine in Africa and they are looking for a Mine Contracts Manager. You will be involved in ensuring the contractor executes the mining work program and that there is a safe, efficient and cost controlled execution of the mine plan by the contractor to the specified contract standards, mining schedules and best practice mining systems. Performance management from daily operations through to periodic planning and forecasting (weekly, quarterly and annual), cost control, commercial contract management and reporting. Manage the site establishment of an underground mining contractor, underground equipment specifications and selection, underground construction and project work, timely completion of project development and transition to steady state production mining activities (Open Stoping mining operation). Implement a fit for purpose contractor management system and introduce management systems, mining procedures and systems of work to ensure standards and performance are safe, efficient and productive in line with international best practice. Monitor the contractor performance against established training commitments and skills transfer targets to ensure adherence to the localisation plan for the roles and address any issues of non-performance or non-compliance. Develop needed skills and training for the site Mine Rescue team and ensure that skills, training and equipment is provided. Provide support in developing a mining project execution plan and execute an operational readiness program from transition to production.

The ideal candidate will have the following;

Extensive experience in underground mechanised hardrock mining, having worked in key leadership, management or advisory roles for both an underground mining contractor and mine owner (practical experience essential with mechanised mining equipment fleet, twin boom Jumbos, Production Drill Rigs, Stope Blasting methods). Proven performance leading, managing, coaching and mentoring professional and operation staff in challenging working environments, with prior experience in major mining jurisdictions. Applicants must have a minimum of 20 years underground hardrock mechanised mining experience, preferably with experience as an equipment operator, operational Supervisor and Manager. A proven track record of effectively managing a mining contractor in a productive, safe and efficient underground mechanised mining environment (Sub level open stoping).

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