MINING MANAGER : Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Job Title: Mining Manager
Location: Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.
Reporting to: Senior Operations Manager
Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Mining Manager.
Role Summary
Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of operations of the open pit mine. Your duties will include but not limited to the following:
  • Provide leadership necessary to ensure that employees and any contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards that meet or exceed industry standards and any applicable legislation.
  • Assist in development of Mining Plans.
  • Ensure the ongoing use and development of the Mining Management Operating System.
  • Manage mining operations to ensure that all equipment is operated in the most cost effective manner and productivity targets are met or exceeded.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of budgets and Life of Mine plans.
  • Oversee and assist in the development, implementation and monitoring systems and procedures to ensure operational targets are met, costs are minimised and all adverse variations are reported and remedied.
  • Ensure that opportunities to add value and increase stakeholder wealth are identified and implemented.
  • Create a working environment which ensures that employees gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programmes.
  • Ensure training and coaching is provided to all employees, with specific attention to implementation of defined Succession Plan.
  • Develop, implement and maintain safe work procedures and promote high safety and health awareness.Promote and comply with the LMC Occupational Health & Safety Policy.
  • Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner
Experience & Qualifications
  • Significant experience (15+ years) in the open pit mining industry.
  • Degree in Engineering, Mining, Geology or similar discipline
  • Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia or meets the requirements to be registered
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining equipment ie drill rigs and blasting experience essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead teams of highly skilled and experienced personnel having diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Prior experience in similar roles in Sub-Saharan Africa would be advantageous.
  • Current Zambian drivers licence or be able to obtain one
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in Zambia
  • Experience in managing costs and budgeting
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications
  • Confident communicator with senior management, legal entities and external stakeholders
Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply
Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.
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