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Engineering Manager (French / Gold / Degree / SAP)

Are you an experienced Engineering Manager with experience in the gold mining CA Mining Mining Review Africaindustry in Africa?
This could be the opportunity for you!
Our client is seeking a qualified individual to lead the team at their mining operation in West Africa.


  • Provide technical, commercial and strategic leadership for the Engineering team.
  • Lead the maintenance team to provide an effective and efficient maintenance function on all fixed and mobile plant on site.
  • Implement preventative maintenance plans.
  • Manage contractors.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Engage in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Train and mentor subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • Registered with a professional body / board.
  • French communication skills highly advantageous.
  • 12 years’ experience in engineering maintenance roles within the mining industry, of which at least 6 years must be at management level.
  • 5 years previous experience in a gold mining environment.
  • Well-versed with SAP or similar systems.
  • Budgeting and cost control experience.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa essential.
  • Experience on remote mine sites essential.
  • Experience mentoring and training subordinates of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Contractual information:

  • Single or family status contract.