Deputy General Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Papua
  • Mining, Minerals & Metals

This role follows a refresh of a few aspects of the mine which allows this person to come in and really take hold of this world class operation. This Operations Manager / General Manager opportunity will be FIFO basis from point-of-hire.

The ideal Operations Manager / General Manager, will report into the MD and will be a proficient Mining Operations Manager / General Manager with excellent initiative and a track record of managing an operating tier-1 mine in challenging locations:

  • Responsible for all operational aspects of the business.
  • Manage personnel on site across mining, ops and maintenance
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a high degree of accountability
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience in developing and implementing strategic plans, management policies, strategies and systems
  • Establish, in conjunction with the Section Managers, the production strategy
  • Ensure the ongoing operation and proving-up of mineral reserves
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consultative skills with the ability to interact with Management, employees, and all stakeholders.
  • Able to appreciate the big picture and apply strategic and analytical thinking to effectively implement this in practical terms
  • Strong financial acumen including budgeting and forecasting
  • A proven track record in improving all mining processes
  • Have full responsibility for the direction, management and development of the ongoing projects of the construction and mine development.
  • Direct and manage the full operations of the mine
  • Manage and optimise by providing leadership, guidance and coordination to Department Managers
  • Responsible for ensuring that necessary new systems and processes are put into place across the project and teams to ensure the success and profitability of the business unit

Requirements: Qualification and Skill:

  • 15 -20 years experience in mining operations (at least ten years in management)
  • Mining related qualification and management skills
  • Has overseen a large scale underground operation with satellite pits
  • A fantastic grasp of open pit and underground production
  • Proven experience managing an operation in an expat setting whilst training and mentoring the team.
  • Up to date knowledge of open pit mining technology and heavy production equipment.
  • Demonstrated success as an effective leader.
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as a developer of top-level operational principles for a multicultural workforce

To join this top class operation with long term potential and work alongside some world-class personnel, please click apply now where Jon Taylor will handle your application

Jon Taylor Principal Consultant - Exploration, Geology and Technical
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