Alternate Project Manager – West Africa

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining with a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business.  Reporting directly to the AUMS Operations Manager, the Alternate Project Manager is responsible for ensuring the safety and productivity of site personnel and maximising the utilisation of equipment and manpower to its optimum level to exceed the standards and expectations of our clients. The position comes with high responsibility as it has total control over the entire business unit on site.This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.Key ResponsibilitiesKeep the Operations Manager informed and involved in all relevant matters that may have significant effect on the profitability, reputation and public profile of AUMSBuild a high performing, commercial and customer focused cultureEnsure a safe workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors by maintaining compliance with Occupational Health and Safety regulations, policies & procedures.Develop and maintain positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholdersEnsure mining physicals are achieved as per contract/client schedules.Conduct regular analyses of costs and create and implement initiatives to reduce costs, to improve the profitability of the contract.Ensure compliance with relevant legal obligations, including current legislation associated with mine safety, employment, occupational health and safety, licensing, etc.Provide effective people management, including demonstration of leadership, understanding of the current employment legislation and ensuring adequate training, with the aim of improving retention, reducing turnover and maintaining an appropriately skilled workforce.Management of site based functions, such as Maintenance, Mining Engineering, Diamond Drill as well as any other services undertaken in the contract. This includes, adjustment of schedules, mining equipment, machinery and consumables.Financial management according to the contract and service agreement with our clients, including submission of progress claims and variations as required.Contribute to the ongoing success of the organisation by working effectively with other managers and staff in meeting agreed objectives.Utilise in-house functional advisors and resources, to assist in maximising site profitability.Key RequirementsExtensive experience in a similar position within Underground Mining, preferably for a large ContractorHave your Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First-Class Mine Managers Certificate of CompetencySignificant experience managing and executing Mining ContractsBe client focused with regard to commercial, technical and service deliveryDemonstrated ability to analyse commercial informationDependably exercise sound judgement and decisionsThe ability to influence and engage with key internal and external stakeholdersStrong observation and analytical skills, along with a keen attention to detailYour proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package.Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the area you will be working, a drug and alcohol screen and site specific clearances. 200000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Ouagadougou
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Alternate Project Manager - West Africa

  • Expat opportunity in West Africa
  • Permanent position with an attractive remuneration package
  • Advance your career with AUMS

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining with a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business.  

Reporting directly to the AUMS Operations Manager, the Alternate Project Manager is responsible for ensuring the safety and productivity of site personnel and maximising the utilisation of equipment and manpower to its optimum level to exceed the standards and expectations of our clients. The position comes with high responsibility as it has total control over the entire business unit on site.

This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Keep the Operations Manager informed and involved in all relevant matters that may have significant effect on the profitability, reputation and public profile of AUMS
  • Build a high performing, commercial and customer focused culture
  • Ensure a safe workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors by maintaining compliance with Occupational Health and Safety regulations, policies & procedures.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure mining physicals are achieved as per contract/client schedules.
  • Conduct regular analyses of costs and create and implement initiatives to reduce costs, to improve the profitability of the contract.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal obligations, including current legislation associated with mine safety, employment, occupational health and safety, licensing, etc.
  • Provide effective people management, including demonstration of leadership, understanding of the current employment legislation and ensuring adequate training, with the aim of improving retention, reducing turnover and maintaining an appropriately skilled workforce.
  • Management of site based functions, such as Maintenance, Mining Engineering, Diamond Drill as well as any other services undertaken in the contract. This includes, adjustment of schedules, mining equipment, machinery and consumables.
  • Financial management according to the contract and service agreement with our clients, including submission of progress claims and variations as required.
  • Contribute to the ongoing success of the organisation by working effectively with other managers and staff in meeting agreed objectives.
  • Utilise in-house functional advisors and resources, to assist in maximising site profitability.

Key Requirements

  • Extensive experience in a similar position within Underground Mining, preferably for a large Contractor
  • Have your Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First-Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency
  • Significant experience managing and executing Mining Contracts
  • Be client focused with regard to commercial, technical and service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse commercial information
  • Dependably exercise sound judgement and decisions
  • The ability to influence and engage with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong observation and analytical skills, along with a keen attention to detail

Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package.

Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the area you will be working, a drug and alcohol screen and site specific clearances.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, OR for further information email rebecca.thorp@barminco.com.au or Alex.Noye@barminco.com.au

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