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Globe 24-7 Pty Ltd


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Open Pit Mine Manager


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Job Description:

A well-known International Company is currently searching for an experienced Open Pit Manager to provide expertise and support.

The Company

Our client is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world with the focus on safety and sustainability. They are looking for an Open Pit Manager for their mines in South America.

Globe 24-7 in partnership with our client, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their existing world class gold processing facilities and mining operations in South America.

The Role
You will be responsible for open pit mining operations in conjunction with the mine plan - ensuring the integration of short, medium and long term planning and production requirements are achieved. You will work closely with the Senior Management team to collaboratively identify site-wide improvements and initiatives.


  • Managing and delivering of short and long term mine planning

  • Contributing to the strategic requirements for the open pit mining operations

  • Developing project proposals, coordinating and managing including providing regular progress report

  • Reviewing of progress against plan within area of accountability to achieve completion to agreed quality, budget and schedule;

  • Ensuring all Capital and Operating budgetary expectations and targets are met and leading cost reduction initiatives.

  • Overseeing and contributing to the 13 week mine plan as per schedule and ensuring there is an integrated activity and communication between all functions

  • Managing the company's compliance with respect to safe operating practices, environmental impact, community management and statutory requirement

The Requirements
As the successful candidate, it is essential that you possess the following skills and experience:

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or related discipline;

  • Significant Mining experience in metalliferous mining operations;

  • Current knowledge of open pit mining technology and heavy production equipment including haulage dispatch systems, experience in drill and blast QA/QC systems;

  • Demonstrated ability to optimise operational performance by increasing KPI output.

  • Significant experience in Mine Planning, including life of mine and pit optimisation;

  • Demonstrated experience in managing department costs, budgeting and application of continuous improvement ideas;

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in similar department head level positions responsible for managing large teams, budgets, schedules and management systems;

  • Previous gold/copper mining experience or large-scale operations;

  • Proven ability to display strong leadership with an ability to get the best out of teams and achieve company goals;

  • Proven commercial acumen implementing short and long-term strategic company initiatives.

The Rewards
The position offers a competitive remuneration package.

Contact Us
Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.