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Area Manager Technical Services

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Area Manager Technical Services
The Company
Globe 24-7 in partnership with a key client is working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their mining project in Africa. We are actively recruiting a dynamic, collaborative Area Manager Technical Services to obtain reliable geological and hydrogeological information to optimize in the short, medium and long term the dredge path, dry mining pits and water usage while complying with environmental and regulatory constraints as well as community management.
The Role
The role is an Area Manager Technical Services who will implement best technical practices, audit rituals and routine comparison against actual results.
The Responsibilities

  • Identify production reconciliations against the short and medium term mine plans monthly and yearly.
  • Validate the long term mine plans assumptions, methods and results used in mine planning process.
  • Define short- and long-term production objectives with realistic operational excellence indicators.
  • Integrate cost optimization into all mining projects and plans.
  • Look for better solutions in terms of selectivity, distances, mining methods to challenge costs and set clear objectives.
  • Ensure that there is a well-defined exploration program and that QA/QC and adherence to schedule and budget is monitored regularly.
  • New resources are well documented, and reports are technically compliant.
  • Ensure full validation of resource estimates and annual reports in accordance with required standards.
  • Manage water resources: implement best practices/standards to ensure that water use is well controlled and supports mining operations.
  • Establish well-defined strategic plans to ensure sustainable water use and recycling optimization.
  • Identify and monitor all risks that may affect mining operations and regulatory standards.
  • Implement mitigation plans and regular risk reviews.
  • Implement regular safety audits to monitor compliance.
  • Employee and contractor training is regularly monitored and corrected for obvious non-compliance.
  • Ensure that the technical services budget is well defined and validated to support mining operations.
  • Regular cost reviews are conducted to ensure compliance and cost reduction initiatives implemented and tracked.
  • Ensure proper data management systems (data governance, QA/QC, software) are in place for all functions and clear roles and responsibilities defined to ensure data accuracy.

The Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Geology or Mining (MBA will be an added advantage).
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in mine planning or mining geology, managing large teams.
  • Experience in mineral sands mining with dredging and dry mining is essential.
  • Excellent understanding of pit optimization.
  • Excellent knowledge of mineral resources and ore reserves standards (JORC or equivalent).
  • Previous experience as a Competent Person or equivalent.
  • Understanding of IRMA standard or equivalent CSR (responsible mining).
  • Effective collaboration skills with all stake holders.
  • Sound project management skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills to oversee technical staff.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Bilingual English and French.

The Rewards
The position offers a competitive remuneration package. Lodgings are modern and secure.
Contact Us
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