CA Mining mining jobs Mining Review Africa

Reference Number: 9241503NDS

Job Description: 

My client has a producing mine in West Africa – they have approved capital expenditure to move ahead with several expansion projects and are in need of a strong Project Manager to lead and create an owners team under them to tackle these projects.


  • Establish a South African owners team office
  • Recruit key employees (engineering owners team and support staff)
  • Appoint an engineering consultancy to form an integrated owners team with the mine owners in West Africa and the head office in Australia
  • Manage the EPCM of the $400-500 m capital program over the next ~4-5 years
  • Beyond the 4 years there will be an ongoing smaller growth & sustaining capital programs
  • Approved and funded workload is already underway

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Experienced Project Manager with a record of starting up and managing capital projects in Africa
  • Relevant qualifications in engineering (mining / civils /mechanical /electrical)
  • PR Eng or ECSA candidates will be highly regarded
  • PMP / MBA candidates will also be highly sought after
  • South African citizens would be preferred as the project office will be in Johannesburg

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role with significant travel to site in West Africa especially in peak construction periods
  • Market related salary
  • Start date – May 2018