This fast-growing mid-tier
copper mining company will be setting up a new greenfield mining site
in the African Copper Belt. Building phase during 2006.
Full operations by mid-2007. We are looking for a Commercial
Manager with high personal integrity and a mining background to set up
this department from scratch.
This Manager must value
decision-making and consultation within a team environment.
Proactive, and commercially driven, he or she should have experience
in staff management, organization, and ERP.
Reporting to the General
Manager, he / she will manage a department of 10 staff with the following
up a commercial department. Must be hands-on until department is fully
functional at professional standards. Procurement of goods and services
of $100 million+.
in this part of the world entail long lead times. Accurate
paperwork and ability to work with bureaucratic government.
multilingual procurement dealing with a range of Sub-Saharan African
countries and suppliers
- Bilingual communications
skills: French & English; written
- International procurement
- Setting up/ drafting
- Staff mentoring
- Logistics and managing
a stores operation of $5 million in inventory
- Setting up and implementing
policies and procedures
- Excellent ERP systems
- Familiarity with
mining machinery and engineering terms will facilitate verification
of bills of lading, invoices, etc
Married or Single Status
Contract with competitive salary, furnished home, car allowance, discretionary
bonus, some school fees paid for dependents, flights, medical and life