Our client is currently involved in constructing one of the biggest open-pit mines in South Africa.
The Engineering Head of Department will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects in the construction, development and operation of the mine including the concentrator, refinery and civils sections.


  • Management of all engineering technical aspects for areas of responsibility.
  • Management of relevant contractors.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Leading and mentoring subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree
  • Government Certificate of Competency advantageous
  • Project Management qualification advantageous
  • Experience working on a start-up / Greenfields project
  • Excellent English communication skills essential
  • Ability to lead and mentor a large team of subordinates from a diverse cultural background
  • Remote mine site experience essential

Contractual information:

  • Relocation to the Northern Cape essential
  • 2 – 3 year contract with possible renewal thereafter
  • Housing provided
  • Start date ASAP

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Leanne Laas
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment

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