Mine Manager

  • Full Time
  • Nyimba, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: Negotiable

Silver Shell Limited


Silver Shell Limited is a locally incorporated company holding a large scale mining license No# 27564-HQ-LML in Ndake Chiefdom of Nyimba District. As a new limestone/granite marble mining company, other than exports of raw blocks, the company intends to construct a polishing factory plant in 2021 in Nyimba District, from which the following will be the final products; floor tiles, wall tiles, roof tiles, table tops, wall skirts, kitchen tops, bar tops, pavement blocks, pan blocks, pillars, sink tops, tombstones and etc.

In view of the foregoing, the company seeks to recruit a Mine Manager with a valid silicosis certificate, who is expected to head the operations of the mine as the company sets to kick off production early January 2021.

In this role, the successful candidate will be a vital member of the management team for a successfully managed mine. The main tasks will include the management, motivation and discipline of all mining department employees. At least five (5) years experience in a similar managerial position are required.

Reporting To:  General Manager
Supervision:  Mine Workers
Professional Interaction: Management/l External Stakeholders & Community

Develops mining methods to improve mining economics, effectiveness and safety, as well as minimize environmental impacts to the surrounding communities and workers
Develops and optimize mine designs, production procedures and systems, mine production planning, scheduling using the cutting disc and diamond wire cutting machines and other related machinery
Perform feasibility studies and cost estimates of the entire mining and production cycles
Ensures the mine operates in a manner consistent with existing department policies, programs, procedures and Zambian legislative/regulatory requirements
Ensures that production targets are achieved in all mining pits and the company as a whole
Submits monthly returns to Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development
In collaboration with other units, participates in safety, environmental and quality control processes and initiatives
Facilitate problem solving and implementation of solutions, in liaison with all consulting engineers, geologists and other departments
Coordinates and compiles data for the operating and capital budgets
Effectively communicate mine plans and progress to allow management to make informed decisions

Experience: 5 years
Education Level: Degree
Qualifications: Degree in Mining, Mine Engineering, Geology, or related field
Knowledge Of: Mine operations and deep understanding of mines’ safety
Distinctive Advantage: Blasting certification and open surface mining
Ability To: Lead Mine Operation Management

Industry: Limestone/Granite marble Mining
Culture: Multi-racial
Gender Profile: Mixed, Preferably Male
Age Profile: Between 30 and 50

Employment: Permanent and Pensionable
Location: Nyimba, Eastern Province, Zambia
Remuneration: Negotiable