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Project Director (Mining / Project Management / PMP / French / Expat) – Guinea, West Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Project Management Jobs, Operations Management Jobs
Guinea All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:
356 0801 MHU

Job Description:

The Project Director will manage project deliverables on cost, schedule, scope and while achieving highest standards of quality and HSSEC performance. The successful candidate will supervise Projects Manager and report to CEO.


  • Manage the project delivery on budget and on schedule, achieve the highest standards of quality and HSSEC performance and ensure a successful handover to Operations team
  • Establish the project requirements and resources from internal and external sources.
  • Responsible for building an excellent teamwork environment and formulate the guiding strategy, clearly defining the objectives, proceedings, review and feedback measure of success.
  • Establish liaison strategy with project’s Stakeholders and ensure successful handover and acceptance by operations.
  • Formulate the project execution plan and project baseline, budget and schedule with project team and EPCM/PMC counterpart to align the expectation on deliverables and working process.
  • Manage the PMC to ensure project’s success.
  • Ensure overall project deliverables are fully and accurately cascaded from top level down to individual positions.
  • Bring critical matters to the attention of the CEO and advise on high-level actions and decisions to be made in line with projects objectives.
  • Demonstrate leadership for senior managers and area managers and act as main point of accountability for activities undertaken throughout project execution.
  • Ensure legal compliance of all project activities.
  • Effectively implement and manage project change systems to protect project value.
  • Ensure overall project deliverables are fully and accurately cascaded from top level down to individual positions.
  • Implement project risk management processes to identify and mitigate potential risks to protect project value.
  • Comply with the Company Delegation of Authority
  • Ensure efficient communication and accurate reporting
  • Manage and report regularly project’s KPI and risk management to the CEO.
  • Act as a main point of contact with all project’s stakeholders.
  • Support project financing through reporting and engagement with lenders and their advisors.
  • Build strong communication and reporting line with all stakeholders and manage project wide KPIs and risk management activities in accordance to approved procedures and processes.
  • Perform any reasonable duty requested by the Board

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering from a recognized institution / university.
  • Post-graduate qualification is advantageous.
  • 15 years of experience in same field with similar projects.
  • Mining Project experience.
  • Experience working in Africa.
  • PMP certificate is preferred.
  • Fluency in French is preferred.
  • Advanced procurement experience leading contract formation to maximize project value.
  • Excellent command of HSSEC standards.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 18 month fixed term contract
  • FIFO with roster 6/2
Closing Date:

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