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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Manager Geology

    Job Description:

    To fulfil the role of the Manager Geology, you will play a key role responsible for: 

    • Oversee consistent application of Safety & Health principles in all discipline interactions and take personal responsibility for safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities.

    • Coordinate geological inputs to the BU strategy; and ultimately implement BU strategy within discipline.

    • Coordinate Resource definition activities including drilling, modelling, classification and reporting in conjunction with T&S MinRes team.

    • Coordinate geological inputs to the development of the Asset Management Plan, the 5 year plan and the annual asset management plan.

    • Rock Characterisation.

    • Geological Interpretation and Modelling.

    • Material Definition.

    • Planning and Design.

    • Manage all Hydrogeological, geo-metallurgical and Resource Geology activities for the mine.

    • Manage the monitoring of the spatial and temporal compliance of mining excavations to the mine plan.

    • Overall contractor management.

    • Ensure optimal plant feed utilising geomet data and Value Based Ore Control (VBOC) principals whilst ensuring plant feed operational needs are met.

    • Active participation in the operation’s constant endeavours of Sustainable and Responsible Mining.

    • Mineral Value Chain Reconciliation (MCVR).

    • Manage delivery of the sustainability activities as relevant to the discipline and set out in the Life of Asset Plan to improve sustainability performance over time.

    • Create a purpose-led, high-performing culture within the discipline that is aligned with the company values, is inclusive and promotes diversity.

    • Lead compliance of the discipline with external (legislative, regulatory, permitting) local requirements and Anglo American site-specific requirements as a minimum level of site performance.

    This role forms part of the Geology function of Mogalakwena Mine at a Band 5 level reporting to the General Manager with multiple direct reports


    Required Qualifications:

    • Completed Bachelor’s Degree (NQF7), preferably with Honours, in a relevant sciences discipline.

    • Completed or in the process of completing postgraduate studies in Mining Geosciences or related discipline would be desirable.

    • Postgraduate studies in a Business and/or Commercial discipline would be advantageous.

    Required Experience:

    • A minimum of 5 years demonstrated post-qualification experience within an operational hard rock mining operation/s with at least 3 years in a management role.

    • Proven track record in a leadership role.

    • Strong leader and relationship builder with experience in leading diverse work teams and coaching senior managers.

    • Good interpersonal, communications, public speaking, and presentation skills.

    Other Requirements:

    • Valid certificate of Fitness.

    • Advanced computer literacy.

    • Valid South African Drivers License.

    Key Competencies:

    • Solid knowledge of geosciences principles

    • Data Analysis and Interpretation

    • Agile

    • Resilience

    • Independent

    • Advanced Stakeholder Engagement/Management

    • Business Writing and Presentation skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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