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Senior Mining Engineer


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Ambatovy, a Sherritt International Nickel & Cobalt operation in Madagascar, is currently searching for an experienced Senior Mining Engineer, who plays a critical role in the long term, strategic and short term design and planning of safe and efficient mining operations and ensuring the optimal and sustainable extraction of reserves.

The Company

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Ambatovy is working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their existing world class lateritic nickel processing facilities and mining operation in Madagascar. Ambatovy is committed to create lasting prosperity for all stakeholders and contribute significantly to sustainable development in Madagascar.

The Role

  • Safety First: Be aware, understand, communicate and comply with the Ambatovy Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Policies and associated documentation.

  • Create and maintain medium and long term mine productions schedules and cost models including the preparation of annual production plans and budgets.

  • Short term planning and production activities by creating operations based solutions to execute and deliver the agreed mine plan.

  • Ensure that any changes, alterations, additions and decisions are communicated clearly and are understood by the appropriate stakeholders at the mine.

  • Develop and maintain functional relationship with operations, dispatch, maintenance, geology and processing sections.

  • Supervise, mentor and train Engineers within the department to support mining operations.

  • Coordinate the training of personnel to ensure their performance meets the required standards to achieve sustainable mine planning excellence.

The Requirements

  • Degree in Mining Enginneering or similar from a recognised Tertiary Education Institute

  • Further advanced qualifications in mining, mineral economics, management or other related area will be well regarded. Best practice mining standard in an open pit mine.

  • Minimum 10 years' post graduate industry experience in open pit operations. Experience with high rainfall tropical deposits would be highly advantageous.

  • Advanced knowledge and operational expertise in open pit mine design, scheduling and optimisation software particularly SURPAC, MineShed and Whittle.

  • Advanced knowledge of GPS based fleet management systems. WENCO is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of Minign Fleet Operations and associated maintenance requirements.

  • Previous experience working in Remote and Developing Countries is preferred. Experience working in Francophone Developing Countries is highly advantageous.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on Functional Cultural awareness.

  • Language skills: English is essential. French is highly advantageous.

The Rewards

The position offers a competitive remuneration package and is available on a rotational 7/3 week roster on a 24 month contract.

Contact Us

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