Posted by Murowa

The incumbent will overall responsibility Leading, coordinating and optimizing the performance of the Technical Services section including Mine Planning, Geology and Surveying.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure optimal utilization and management of the mine site ore bodies
  • Produce long and short term mining schedules.
  • Monitor and manage geotechnical functions and geological activities, ensuring adherence to company goals and targets.
  • Monitor and manage mine surveying functions and ensure compliance to survey practices.
  • Keep track of recoveries to provide a means for grade reconciliation and control.
  • Maintain an up to date database to facilitate the extraction of grade data.
  • Carry out continuous mapping of the mine pit.
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and company standards.
  • Prepare periodic reports and systems of measuring progress in the technical services section; issues reports to Manager Operations.


Minimum Requirements

  • BSc Mining Engineering
  • At least 10 years of hands on experience in mine production and planning
  • Open pit mining experience is a distinct advantage
  • Demonstrable strengths in mine planning software such as Vulcan, Minesched and Surpac
  • Working knowledge of Health Safety and Environmental systems.

Interested in this position?
Submit an application letter and curriculum vitae on email to
clearly stating the title of the post being applied for in the subject line of the email.
Closing Date: 27 December 2020.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.