Senior Manager Operations

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
  • Applications have closed

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Our client, a mining firm involved in mineral exploration, surface mining, underground mining and ore processing in Zambia, requires for employment, a versatile, dynamic, self-motivated, results-oriented, highly credible and suitably qualified individual to fill the vacant position of;


Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for enforcing compliance to safety, health, environmental and quality policies, procedures, and practices in line with company and legal requirements. He or she will also assume the direct responsibility for the achievement of the production performance, coordination and control, financial and business targets, ensuring that they are being met in compliance with company standards while ensuring continuous improvement in all performance parameters.

Key result areas include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Providing leadership to ensure a quality, occupationally healthy and safe environment
  • Implementing planning processes suitable for viable operation & mining resource optimisation, in accordance with the definitive feasibility study (DFS).
  • Developing a strategic life of mine plan with all operating parameters, in accordance with DFS design and board approved budget.
  • Development of organisation structure that encourages teamwork, continuous improvement of operational processes & achievement of performance.
  • Directing annual & long-term budget processes.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of an accurate, on-time cost accounting system that reports cost & financial performance.
  • Ensuring action orientated reporting on all target and budget performance variances.
  • Ensuring periodical audits and annual review reports in specific areas of environmental compliance & safety & risk management compliance are achieved.
  • Ensure compliance with Statutory regulations and submissions.
  •  Expedite resolution of concerns raised by stakeholders and provide accurate response to the affected groups.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Business Management
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Strong commitment, leadership, and management skills.
  •  Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Must be a member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
  • At least ten (10) years’ work experience at senior level in a mining operation

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