Perseus Mining Feb. Jobs 2017

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6 Feb, 2017

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Perseus Mining Limited is engaged in mining operations and sale of gold, mineral exploration and gold project evaluation and development in the Republics of Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso, in West Africa. The Company’s segments include Australia, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. The Australia segment is engaged in investing activities and corporate management. The Ghana segment is engaged in mining, mineral exploration, evaluation and development activities. The Cote d’Ivoire segment is engaged in mineral exploration, evaluation and development activities. The Company holds over 90% of Edikan Gold Mine (EGM), approximately 90% of Grumesa Gold Project, over 90% of Yaoure Gold Project and approximately 86% of Sissingue Gold Mine. It has commenced exploration at various near-mine prospects, including Bokitsi, Mampong, Pokukrom and the Agyakusu prospecting license. It has also commenced exploration at other prospects in Cote d’Ivoire, including the Mbengue, Mahale and Napie licenses.

Job Description

Job Title: Operations Manager

Job Purpose

Reporting to the General Manager, the primary responsibility of the Operations Manager will be to lead mine operations (technical services, mining, processing and maintenance engineering) to achieve annual and long-term operational plans and profitability in a safe and sustainable manner by ensuring the operations are aligned with the overall PML group strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and operational guidance to optimize all mine operations and maximize the long term viability of the operation.
  • Train and mentor all staff under supervision and implement programs for retention of employees
  • Develop a succession plan for all positions in the mine operations leveraging and developing local talent
  • Responsible for the achievement of the production and profitability business objectives
  • Manage the complete mining operations of the Edikan Gold Mine (contract mining and milling operations)
  • Assess the feasibility and the potential for commercial benefits of new initiatives
  • Develop Strategic Business Plans, Annual Operating Budgets and Quarterly Forecasts
  • Liaise with and advise managerial and technical staff
  • Monitor and evaluate mining and processing performance
  • Ensure the optimum performance of the operating mine site to achieve current and future targets
  • Set performance standards and continuously innovate to improve efficiency consistent with our annual mine plans
  • Direct and utilise the skills of the site based team of professionals in order to deliver business performance expectations
  • Play a pivotal role in the expansion and development of mine operations
  • Oversee the implementation of processes, policies, systems and practices within the mine operations to maximise operational efficiencies and competitive advantage
  • Assist and work with the Continous Improvement team to establish and embed the continuous improvement program
  • Ensure CI initiatives are driven through to achieve optimal success and completion to support the achievement of operational excellence
  • Develop LOM planning strategies which integrates material movement, tailings constructions/maintenance and reclamation obligations
  • Apply an integrated approach to plant maintenance and ensure that production and maintenance requirements are matched to provide the best production outcomes in a cost efficient manner


  • University degree in Metallurgical/Mining Engineering;
  • 15 or more years of experience in open pit mining operations at leadership level
  • Exposure to underground operations will be considered as an advantage
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mining production
  • Certificate of Competence from Minerals Commission (Ghana) (Process Plant or Mine Manager)
  • Experiencing of managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams within the mining industry
  • International mining experience
  • Strong Problem solving and analytical
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Experience of working to international health and safety standards
  • Ability to manage conflicting work demands and tight deadlines
  • A leader and driver of change
  • High level of integrity, pragmatism and trust in all of your interactions with community, indigenous and internal stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a continuous improvement organising

How To Apply for The Job

Application will only be received by email to:

[email protected] with Operations Manager in the subject line of the email.

Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited is an equal opportunity employer

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