Job Purpose and Responsibilities
To manage the mining operations and maintenance functions, and ensure implementation of objectives within the framework of the department’s strategic plan, legal requirements, best mining engineering principles.
Develops and implements the Mining strategy to meet medium and long-term goals.
Directs and coordinates the development of the mine’s operational plans to meet key objectives.
Interprets operational requirements and integrates with discipline base financial needs to ensure availability of financial resources to meet business objectives.
Responsible for, approves and monitors the utilisation of allocated funds to enable the attainment of departmental objectives.
Sets and monitors mining production targets and standards for the mining operation’s team and monitors compliance.
Manages and directs the deployment of resources to optimise the efficiency of the operation.
Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
Develops and implement systems, policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department to continuously improve efficiency and technical excellence and ensure corporate governance.
Ensures that employees are selected, deployed, trained, evaluated and rewarded in compliance with existing employee management systems.
Coaches, counsels, disciplines and develops subordinate employees.
Identifies and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements
Identifies and liaises with key stakeholders to ensure achievement of business objectives
Coordinates & manages the Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility as well as compliance to the statutory requirements such as stipulated in the Mines, Works, Quarries and Machinery Act (MWQM).
Knowledge of Fiery Mines emergency Preparedness systems
Knowledge of underground mining Techniques
Knowledge of Mine ventilation techniques and Geotechnical solutions
Managing performance and holding people accountable
Judgment and Decision-making
Planning Coordination and Execution
Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
Building organisational capability
Teamwork and Collaboration
Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements
Mining Engineering Diploma/Degree or equivalent coupled with 8 years post qualification mining experience of which 3 should have been at Mining Engineer level
Certification (Legal Requirement): Blasting License (Fiery mine)
Knowledge of SHE management systems (ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001)
The company seeks to invite suitably qualified and experienced citizen candidates for the above positions.