Mining Superintendent (Mining Engineering / Openpit / Surpac / Minesched / Planning) – Mozambique, Southern Africa

Location: Mozambique, Mozambique
Date Posted: 26-07-2018
Reference Number: 234 0608 MHU
Job Description:
The Mining Superintendent will be responsible for short and long-term mining engineering activities, mine planning, mine design and scheduling, in order to optimise production at the Project, as well as working closely with the mining contractor to ensure adherence with health & safety & environmental objectives.
  • Daily management of planning activities considering monthly, annual and long-term production plans
  • Assist in the planning and budgeting of the open pit mine and minimise production costs
  • Review deadlines and implement contingency plans necessary to meet production targets
  • Perform the technical planning through Surpac and MineSched for the Mining department
  • Ensure the modeling of the mine is up to date, and plan all the vital points for the operation of the mine
  • Produce, review, and approve operating schedules, plans and designs
  • Liaise with the management team and mining contractor to ensure daily, weekly and monthly production and quality conforms to plan
  • Responsible for the compilation of short & long-term mine plans and other such plans as required
  • Compile, review, report and present reconciliation against plan
  • Provide leadership and support to the technical services team
  • Liaise with consultants on Geotechnical, Hydrology and Hydro-Geology issues
  • Assist with Business Improvement project initiatives
  • Identify the appropriate skills, competencies and experience required within the department, and implement strategies to address any gaps
  • Drive a culture of regular coaching and mentoring with direct reports through facilitation of regular meetings and one-on-one engagement
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years’ open pit mining experience
  • Mine optimisation, mine design and strategic and tactical mine planning and scheduling capability and experience
  • Experience with Surpac and MineSched software and strong computer skills across the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication, organisational and problem-solving ability
  • Strong understanding of the development & implementation of Safety Management Systems
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of relevant costs and the ability to analyse data to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Experience in a greenfields mining environment, and a high degree of cultural awareness
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • 13-month fixed contract with possibility of extension
  • Expat role with a 6/3 roster
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Mark Huber
Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
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