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Project Development - Operations ( Tailings / Project Management / Mining ) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Mine Operations - Other Jobs
South Africa
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Reference Number: GAS0073


Job Description:

The Project Manager – Operations is a position that exists within the Tailings: Africa and International Division. It is expected from the incumbent in this position to take up challenges related to the sourcing, development, management and maintenance of the Tailings: Africa and International project pipeline and lead the project management process on awarded contracts from order to handover after commissioning.



  • Project identification and development
  • Assist the GM and relevant BUM’s to identify appropriate opportunities within the divisions geographic target areas.
  • Develop and drive an engagement approach for the identified opportunities.
  • Assist with proposal submissions.
  • Conclude each opportunity, won or lost, with a close out report.
  • Tender submissions
  • Compile all operations tenders.
  • Follow a structured tender and authorisation process compliant to companies policies.
  • Study management
  • Undertake all required studies, from concept to definitive to a level as defined by each Client and Country Specific requirements.
  • Projects register
  • Maintain a projects register that covers all operations proposals submitted and studies conducted as well as a monthly status update.
  • Management lines/ Project Teams
  • Management of internal and external support services in the execution of the task requirements.
  • Mentor any internal personnel to better deliver on their roles and responsibilities.
  • Provide technical and operational support to the operation business units.
  • General Project Management
  • Review all project submission reports (final designs, proposals, etc.) to ensure applicable standards are maintained.
  • Attend monthly (or as required) project meetings in the Business Units and ensure that all opportunities are captured, resourced and executed according to the companies Tailings Project Management Standard.
  • Manage projects within areas of specialisation.
  • Design reviews.
  • Technology sign-off.
  • Report writing and reviewing.
  • Technical Services
  • Oversee the quality control for all work within specialisation.
  • Alignment to the relevant FAT internal quality management system/s.
  • Monitor and report on all risks.
  • Action plans to mitigate all risks.
  • Assist Operations to report on technical/service/ quality/project compliance
  • Undertake spot internal technical/service/ quality/ project audits
  • Technical input w.r.t operations (e.g. grassing and rehabilitation projects) – specialisation specific
  • Standards: Identify, develop and specify internal standards within area of specialisation
  • Strategic advice for FAT project solutions with operational spin-offs
  • Project/technical engineering assistance for projects at divisional level
  • Project/technical vision and supervision


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • B. Sc./B. Tech. in Engineering (preferably Civil Engineering)
  • Professional Project Management Registration
  • Mine Residue Training Course attendance
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A valid passport
  • 10 Years’ experience in the tailing’s operations
  • 5 Years’ experience in project management


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position
  • Travelling to other offices throughout Africa


Closing Date:

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