Reference Number: 9102601NDS


Job Description:

Our client requires the services of a Manager Mineral Resource Management (MRM) position at their underground Mine in the Northern Cape.



  • Manage the Mineral Resource department by ensuring that the ore body is optimally utilized and extracted for the operation. Act as custodian of all MRM processes and system
  • Collate integrated scorecards for work areas, operations and business groups and create reports.
  • Perform trend analysis and internal audits and develop document control systems and practices
  • Legal, statutory and regulatory compliance on all requirements are implemented and maintained for function
  • Optimise the function's core internal processes and internal supply chain.
  • Resolve cross-functional operating conflicts through development of processes, standards and directives
  • Integrate, align and drive change initiatives.
  • Walk the talk and motivate others to implement change programmes.
  • Oversee management of change programs and monitor implementation of corrective action.
  • Manage reporting within MRM.
  • Manage the total reconciliation process on mine planning, actual mining and the quality of the ore
  • Manage geological functions, including exploration, ore resource / reserve estimation, mining and grade control.
  • Manage, guide and provide advice for the planning functions (inclusive of geotechnical) – short, medium and long term planning.
  • Remain up to date with macro and micro-economic conditions, legislation, competition, market sentiment and the industry in general.
  • Anticipate and plan for circumstances that may influence the development and implementation of the functional strategic plan
  • Accountability for the function's performance, within the agreed strategic framework
  • Develop and implement the functional strategic plan in support of the overall business plan
  • Ensure business plan is implemented in a manner that supports operational, quality and market imperatives
  • Approve innovations and provide the means for implementation. Implement operations effectiveness model and practice
  • Ensure that mechanisms to reduce risk to the business are implemented that ensure all legislative, accreditation and governance requirements are met
  • Accountable for functional budget and overall financial management


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc Honours Geology / BSc Honours Mining / BSc Honours Mineral Resource Management
  • Member of South African Council of Geo Science or ECSA
  • 7 Years’ experience in Mining Geology / Mineral Resources / Mine Planning in relevant commodity
  • 5 Years’ experience in Management
  • System Skills which include Microsoft Office, Oracle, JDE, Datamine, GDMS Mine Planning Systems  and SHERQ Systems


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position
  • Relocation to the Northern Cape required
  • E Lower Paterson Grading scale