CA Mining Mining Review Africa Jobs
CA Mining Mining Review Africa

Our client is a large mining house with several projects and operating mines in South Africa and globally. They are currently seeking to employ an experienced Project Controls Manager / Investment Assurance Principal to organise and schedule an integrated investment assurance process to optimise value and reduce risk within the group


  • Implement the Investment Development Model for Group Projects across the business, collaborating with key stakeholders in Group T&S, the BU’s and operations to optimise value and reduce risk
  • Participate in or lead major project reviews and reports on compliance with relevant Group Projects standards and best practices
  • Identify, report and comment on key technical issues, risks and opportunities for value add within area of expertise and impact thereof on the operation and/or project
  • Work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams and manages relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Advise and support Capital, SIB and operations on best practices, technology and new processes
  • Effectively share knowledge to support operational best practice
  • Ensure consistent and high quality project assessments on an ongoing basis including stress testing business opportunity economics and sensitivities through evaluation of realistic key drivers
  • Utilise appropriate experts and tools (including internal and external benchmarking) to assist decision makers in making sound business decisions
  • Visibly demonstrate SHE leadership

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline
  • A postgraduate qualification (Masters degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline OR a proven track record of extensive practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity
  • An extensive career of depth and breadth in investment assurance covering a range of commodities and operating conditions
  • A track record of deep technical experience gained in one or more relevant technical disciplines (e.g. Mining, Engineering, Geosciences or Processing)
  • Track record of success liaising and dealing at senior levels with suppliers, JV Partners, regulatory bodies, community stakeholders, research institutions and industry associations
  • A broad understanding of projects, operations and start up across the globe
  • Strong background in risk management within an investment assurance context

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Based in Johannesburg head office with travel nationally and internationally
  • ZAR Market related CTC salary
  • Only HDSA candidates will be considered due to the new mining charter in SA