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Manager – Mine Technical Services

Website Globe 24-7

Globe 24-7 in partnership with their client, a Global Tier 1 miner in South East Asia, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Services Manager for a mining operation based in Papua New Guinea.

The Company

Our client is a global mining company with multiple operations throughout the world.

They have selected Globe 24-7 as a recruitment partner to successfully source the aforementioned position and add value to the wider recruitment strategy with market knowledge, trends and a previous track record in conducting similar searches.

The Role

Reporting to the Mining Manager the Technical Services Manager will be responsible to provide effective leadership of the Technical Services team, deliver efficient mining strategy, planning and cost effective mineral extraction methods through the development of integrated mine plans and schedules that optimize the value of the ore-body and maximize shareholder returns by:

  • Overseeing the mine planning, geology, surveying, hydrogeology and water management activities within the Technical Services Department.
  • Managing the health, safety and environment of the Technical Services team members. Take a lead role in promoting and delivering safety management within the Department.
  • Confirming technical team is compliant to work standards and accountable.
  • Managing the Annual Dept Budget and focus on cost optimization and production improvement ideas
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement within the Department, focused on optimising production.
  • Implementing robust procedures, practices, and systems.
  • Overseeing technical staff development and performance management, and promote and develop the skills of team members.
  • Ensuring the mine planning team provides an annual production schedule and operations plans in accordance with the Life of Mine (LOM) Plan.
  • Preparing annual cost budgets for the Dept.
  • Creating Capital Expenditure Requests and justification documentation for timely purchase of capital items.
  • Ensuring the rolling ‘3 Month Mine Plan is produced to a high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Overseeing and ensure the Annual Resource/ Reserve reporting is completed in a timely manner.

The Requirements

  • Degree in mining engineeringrelated background.
  • 10+ years of experience working in underground and open pit environments.
  • Experience operating in remote areas, an advantage.
  • Experience of operating in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of mining operations with a broad knowledge and understanding of all key aspects of mining, processing and maintenance, finance and administration, security, safety management and sustainability.
  • Experience covering short-term to LOM planning.
  • Proven leadership experience managing technical teams.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.

The Rewards

This position offers a competitive remuneration package and is an excellent opportunity for a professional to further their career with a world-class organization.

Location and travel: FIFO on a 21/14 or 13/8 roster. POH anywhere in Australia.

Language: English (verbal and written at an advanced level). Chinese advantageous.

Contact us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document. Please note, that due to the number of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file (doc, docx, pdf, rtf)

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