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Mine Manager - MCM

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Mine Operations - Other Jobs
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

Mauritanian Copper Mines SA is an established open-pit copper and gold operation. The role will be FIFO on a 6/2 roster.

Responsibilities include:

* Ensure that safety, health and environmental legal and company standards are complied with, emphasizing safety as a top priority, acting as a role model to staff.
* Enforce performance targets and measures and use systems to assess the performance of the mine and direct reports; reviewing progress to ensure achievement of targets and develop strategies for increasing productivity.
* Management and leadership of mining technical staff, their work, time and efficiencies.
* Oversight and continuous improvement of ore control, production and reconciliation functions.
* Preparation and management of mining department operating and capital budgets.

* Grade control model development - reconciliation and block size.
* Dilution minimisation.
* Optimising mining methods to suit equipment
* Blast control and pit floor management.
* Geotechnical wall stability.

* Pre-splitting and elimination of blast damage to all pit walls - batters and berms
* Lead the development of strategic and short term mine planning with alignment to relevant geology and mineral resource optimizations.
* Train, mentor and develop technical staff.

The appointee will have:

* Minimum 10 years appropriate experience including at least 5 years in a senior production role.
* A recognized geoscience tertiary qualification.
* Membership of a Recognized Overseas Professional Organisation (ROPO).
* Well-entrenched safety and quality principles.
* Proven technical and managerial abilities relevant to mine production.
* Ability to lead and work in a team; the mining team and the wider site team.
* A high level of scientific and analytical ability.
* Proven high levels of integrity and a reputation for the same.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The candidate will be self-motivated, ambitious and resilient with a history of successful team leadership and goal achievement.

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