Key Skills: Drilling Management, Blasting Management, Geotechnics, Team Coordination, Monitoring
Contract: This is a permanent position with competitive salary
Timeframe: Role has full sign off and budget, and interviews can be held within 2 weeks
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Strategic Recruiter: Maria Sant’Anna
Key words: Drilling, Blasting, Management, Manager, Coordination, Geotechnics, Extraction, Safety Regulation, Equipment Management, Extraction Plan, Budget, Monitoring, Engineering, Optimization, Mining, Mine, Monitor
We are a strong mining company and we are seeking an experienced and results-driven Mine Operations Manager to lead our mine operation in West Africa. For that we have partnered with Airswift to support us with our recruitment.
Key Responsibilities and background:
- Oversee day-to-day mining operations, including drilling, blasting, ore extraction, and transportation. Optimize processes for maximum efficiency and productivity.
- Prioritize and champion a culture of safety, ensuring that all mining activities comply with safety regulations and guidelines. Implement and maintain safety protocols, training programs, and emergency response plans.
- Manage equipment, resources, and supplies efficiently to minimize downtime and reduce operational costs. Ensure regular maintenance and replacement of equipment as necessary.
- Develop and execute production plans, including ore extraction schedules, to meet production targets and maximize profitability.
- Prepare and manage the mining budget, identifying opportunities to reduce costs while maintaining or improving safety and production standards.
- Provide regular reports to senior management on the operation's performance, safety, production, and financial metrics.
- Stay informed about and ensure compliance with all local, state, and national mining regulations and permits.
Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
- Previous experience in the area of drilling management and team coordination.
- Degree in engineering, mining, geotechnics and similar.
- Fluency in English
- Familiarity with Nigerian mining regulations and permitting processes.
The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our strategic recruiter with Maria Sant’Anna