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  • Posted: Dec 21, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Ascension Global is a Search Smart recruitment agency empowering middle management and executive’s with our Global Talent expertise in Recruitment, Search and Retention. Specialising in Construction, Engineering, Project Management and Resources & Energy across both Australia and International markets. With our innovative Talent Attraction System a...
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    Technical Services Manager

    This is a mine undergoing a turnaround of operations across all parts of the business, and this exciting 2 year fixed-term opportunity will be accountable for improving practices and transforming the operations, processes and systems. The right candidate thrives in transformation environments and builds a collaborative environment to engage stakeholders and build their understanding of operations, data and insight.

    This role is designed to improve outcomes in 3 key areas while supporting the right balance of change for the company:


    • Analyse mining production information to understand areas for improvement
    • Develop and execute production improvement programs
    • Optimise the mine plan for high production and low costs
    • Manage the budgeting and forecasting processes
    • Identify key risks in the short and long term mine plans and mitigate risks with innovative and sustainable solutions
    • Pit designs and short term LOM schedules
    • Ensure blast design is consistent, minimising dilution whilst optimising fragmentation and geotechnical controls;
    • Technical Support of Tailings Storage Facility construction as required
    • Management of associated mining infrastructure engineering management e.g. stockpiles, waste dumps and water treatment systems
    • Develop section budgets and participate in mine budgeting process

    Skills and experience

    • Degree qualification in Mining Engineering
    • Extensive mine planning experience in underground and ideally open pit gold operations is critical for success
    • Expertise in Surpac, MineSched and Blastware is an advantage
    • Outstanding leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with a range of key internal stakeholders
    • Commitment to training and development of team
    • Strong safety focus
    • A willingness to work in a multicultural environment – previous expatriate / african experience is highly desirable

    Method of Application

    If you would like to be considered, please provide an updated cv and contact details to [email protected], shortlisting to be conducted immediately. These roles are required ASAP.

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

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