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Job Title
Offshore Mining Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
5 to 8 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
16 May 2022
Job Reference No.
1987039158

Job Description

The OSMM is responsible for the safety and management of the mining and mineral processing operations on the vessel at all times.

The OSMM is solely responsible for ensuring that all legislation and regulations pertaining to the mining operations are complied with on board, and that orders issued by authorities, classification society, and the Group are complied with and duly carried out.

The OSMM is responsible for the management of all activities on board the mining vessel pertaining to the mining, mineral processing operations and Sort House, and acts as the officially appointed “Mine Manager” (and on behalf of the licence holder) for the mine in terms of the relevant mining legislation. Thus, the OSMM will have all vested authority assigned to them as outlined in the respective regulations. 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

1. SHES (SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, SECURITY)

· Ensure compliance with Group Safety policy

· Compliance with country Environmental Management Plans & Environmental Authorisations

· Ensure compliance with Group Security policy

2. PRODUCTION

· Achieve Group mine plan targets in conjunction with COO & CEO

· Manage mining process on board in conjunction with SEN GEO, OTM & PLANT FOREMAN

· Maximize mining system utilization in liaison with the OTM

· Sort House management

· Liaise with SSO & COO to ensure safe custody & export of mineral resources recovered

· Manage preventative maintenance planning, spares, consumables & provisions, in conjunction with the OTM & Master

3. REPORTING

· Manage daily & monthly reporting of all sections

· Manage communications with Head Office & Windhoek office

· Effective internal communications & briefings for crew

· Conduct document control spot-checks.

· Quality & timely reporting

4. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

· Provide input into annual budget planning process.

· Compliance to budget

5. GOVERNANCE, COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

· Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of operational equipment, standards, policies and procedures

· Manage relations with Namibia Ministry of Mines & Energy Diamond Inspectors

· Adherence to standards, policies and procedures

6. HR

· Plan, schedule, coordinate & supervise crew changes in liaison with HR and aviation contractor

· Manage crew leave balances by rotation planning in liaison with HR

· Personnel growth & development to ensure efficiency & achievement of own development goals

· Learning & development plans

2. Requirements Profile

2.1 Qualifications

Tertiary

Dredging / mining / engineering / mineral processing / geology

Minimum / Essential

2.2 Experience

Process/Place/Area

Involvement

Period (Years)

Importance

Senior management

Mine supervision, budgets control

5

Minimum

Local labour, mining, environmental legislations and procedural requirements

Familiarity

 

Essential

Offshore industry

 

 

Preferable

 

2.3 Behavioral / Attitudinal Competencies

Description

Importance

  1. Excellent people management & communication skills

Essential

  1. Excellent management skills in planning, organizing & controlling

Essential

  1. Strong leadership skills with high ethical standards, creative & self-motivated

Essential

  1. Financial, budget & project management skills

Essential

  1. Knowledge of mining legislation (RSA / NAMIBIA)

Essential

  1. Sound computer skills

Essential

  1. Excellent ability to create team synergy, manage diversity & promote a high-performance culture on board

Essential

Importance

  1. Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English
  2. Valid passport
  3. Valid Seafarers Medical certificate (RSA / NAMIBIA)
  4. Valid Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) – (RSA / NAMIBIA)
  5. Seamans Record Book (RSA / NAMIBIA)
  6. STCW (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers), Courses:

a. MFA (First Aid)

b. FF (Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting)

c. PST (Personal Survival Techniques)

d. PSSR (Personal Safety & Social Responsibility)

e. HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training)

f. CSA (Competence in Security Awareness)



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