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Mine Manager – Steelpoort (HDSA Candidates only)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Mine Manager at their facility in Steelpoort in Mpumalanga.


Purpose of the job:

To lead the Mining Team in the cost-effective optimisation and extraction of the ore body and to ensure compliance of provisions of the Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Act and its Regulations.


Balanced Scorecard Pillars, Roles and Responsibilities:



Manage SHEQ compliance within the Department through effective use of the Toolbox

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status



Manage the Department:

Ensure an enabling climate/culture

Manage labour stability by minimising labour turnover

Labour complement in line with budget

Achieve HDSA/Female targets for the Department

Manage performance against set targets and competencies

Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan

Conduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent (quarterly)

Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)

Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

Conduct recruitment interviews



Ensure Customer Satisfaction



Mining Management:

Manage the day to day operation of the mine

Ensure that the work performed is in accordance with the prescribed training

Ensure that the person performing the work has the required authority


Ore Body Optimisation:

Optimise Ore Body in compliance the Mine Planning and Exploitation Strategy


Strategic Planning:

Manage the Strategic Plan (2-5 years)

Manage the Life of Mine Plan


Tactical Planning:

Manage the Tactical Plan (< 1 year)



Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence



Compile and control the Mining budget


Behavioural Competencies:

Safety Leadership


Strategic Leadership

Strategic Planning, Organising & Control

Results Orientation & Implementation

Systemic Problem Solving & Decision Making

Aligning Performance for Success

Building & Maintaining Relationships

Change Leadership

Financial & Entrepreneurial Insight

Acting with Integrity


Key customers:

Production, Logistics, Finance, Marketing


Minimum qualifications:

Degree or Technikon Diploma

Mine Manager Certificate of competancy (Metalliferous Mining)

Mine Health and Safety Act (3.1) appointment

8 Years relevant experience, preferably 3 year’s managerial experience


Additional qualifications:

Valid Certificate of Fitness and First aid

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