Mine Manager (french / open pit / surface / mining / engineer) – South Pacific

Location: New Caledonia, South Pacific
Date Posted: 26-03-2018
Reference Number: 9252603NDS

Job Description: 
My client is currently seeking an experienced fluent French speaking Mine Manager for their opencast Mining project in New Caledonia.
  • Manage all opencast mining operations, strategic decisions, local staff, budgets, HSE and production
  • Meets the physicals target by developing systems to review performance & address variances, by identifying and eliminating bottlenecks and by fostering a continuous improvement approach.
  • Develop the annual operating cost and capital budget
  • Create a diverse, empowering, collaborative and challenging workplace managing local unions
  • Development and maintenance of training for the Mining Division
  • Accountable for the oversight of machine service contracts and all machine hire contracts
  • Ensures equipment availabilities are maintained in line with the requirements of the contract.
  • Ensure contractors are held accountable to the scope of work
  • Participate in the continual review of production and technical services procedures and make recommendations
  • Assist in the development of mining strategies for company held resources by leading participation in the process to raise overall quality of outcome.
  • Develop annual business plans and quarterly forecasts
  • Accountability for achieving budget/forecast targets.
  • Act as a lead manager regarding continuous improvement
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Fluency in French is essential
  • A masters in Mining Engineering / Geology /or mineral processing is a MUST for work permits
  • At least 10 - 15 years experience in surface mine operations, (at least 5 years in a senior management /strategic position)
  • Driver’s license essential
  • The job is characterised by the need for a high degree of practical and technical competence, excellent communication skills and ability to work in and oversee a team.
  • The ability to manage multi discipline work flows is crucial within set time frames
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent local contract  
  • Residential status , relocation essential
  • Housing and car and provided
  • Families welcome, French school of international level
  • Local salary taxed at 10%
  • 1 flight home per annum
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Nicky Stubbs
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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