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Assistant Mine Manager - Rosebel Mine Site

The Role:

To oversee the effective extraction of ore including grade control. To assist the Mine Manager in directing and managing all mine production activities including planning, budgeting, staffing, cost containment, and profitability. To analyze geological and engineering information and provide direction in the development of mine plans. To work with the senior management team in determining the overall strategy for the mine.

Your Responsibilities:

Oversee and implement production programs and operations to maximize production efficiency and resources:

Develop and execute overall strategy for mine development based on input from other departments and personnel.
Review data, such as maps, survey reports, and geological records, and meet with engineering, maintenance, and supervisory departments to plan and direct mine development.
Analyze records and reports, such as ore grade, safety, operational costs and potential income estimates to ensure that all programs are on target.
Stay up to date with mining laws and safety regulations, and issue directives to direct reports to ensure adherence to applicable rules and regulations.
Set production budget using information from the overall mine budget and business plan targets.
Establish production targets and monitor their achievement and correct or address issues as they arise.
Leads the Mine Maintenance department:

Development, implementation and upkeep of the Maintenance Planning System towards achieving world class maintenance management practices.

Accountable for ensuring that safe working conditions are maintained throughout the mine including equipment, roadways, benches, berms and highwalls.

Develops strategy for the maintenance function and ensures maintenance plans are executed in order to meet targets

Act as a member of the senior management team to develop and achieve the overall strategy and goals of the mine:

Provide top-level support and advice to the management team.

Contribute to the management team to set the direction and establish the mid- to long-term operations and project development plans for the mine production and maintenance departments.

Provide advice to the management team regarding the development and implementation of the overall mine budget.

Act as the expert within the site on mine production and maintenance processes and practices.

Identify options and implement actions to adopt best practices for mine production.

Provide leadership to the team:

Build an appropriate team through recruitment and development.
Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required to achieve business plans and production targets.

Ensure that training is provided in accordance with the current and future requirements of the mine.

Ensure the required manpower and equipment are in place to achieve planned production, while meeting planned costs.

Manage performance by setting expectations, conducting performance reviews, and providing feedback and coaching to direct reports.

Assist HR in negotiating with employees and other parties to settle grievances (if applicable).

Promote and maintain a high performance culture.


What we look for:

University degree in Mining Engineering or related degree;
Related professional designation or certification;
Minimum 12 years' experience of related mining;
Minimum 5 years' experience at a supervisory level;
Solid working knowledge of mining methods and procedures;
Good understanding and working knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations for Mines and Mining Plants;

Ability to interpret engineering plans and offer sound technical expertise with regards to mine design and ground control issues;

Strong leadership and managerial skills, ability to impact and influence management;

High degree of business acumen;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Operations
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Jul 22, 2020, 8:17:38 PM

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