client is a significant precious metals producer with multiple operations
internationally. They are offering an opportunity for an experienced manager
and leader to head up one of their Latin American operations as General
are a hands-on, people-person General Manager or seasoned Operations Manager
who takes full ownership particularly of the mining side of an established
mining & milling operation.
are driven to overcome the technical complexities and challenges of underground
mining while maintaining the necessary safeguards along with the success.
You are capable of running your own site at ‘arms length'
and effectively manage an underground mining and milling operation
lead your team of departmental managers (mine, mill, geology, etc.)
in executing safe, conscientious, productive and quality work activity
improving the existing culture of awareness and commitment to safe working
practices amongst all employees, fostering a zero-accident working environment
the expenditure of operating and capital budgets, ensuring efficient
and cost-effective operation
qualifications in Mining Engineering - preferred, but not essential
15 years of U/G mining experience
or more years at the top site level overseeing both mining and processing
experience in underground mine production, a focal point for this operation
excellent safety track record
high standard of interpersonal skills
acumen and sound business operating experience
administrative skills - would be advantageous
will be given to candidates who have previously worked in South America
or in similarly challenging environments. An ability to communicate in
Spanish or French will be considered an asset. Otherwise, an affinity
and commitment to learning Spanish will be essential.
is an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark on and develop within
a progressive and employee-conscious mid-sized international mining company.
This position offers residential single/married/family status arrangements
and an attractive US$ expatriate package that is commensurate with experience.