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DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

 

Expatriate position in Burkina Faso

Work schedule: rotations 36/27 and 29/27 alternately

Possibility of relocation to Burkina Faso

Under the supervision of the General Manager of the Boungou Mine

 

Job summary

 

 

  • The Deputy General Manager directs and controls, plans and organizes the exploitation of the mine site in the absence of the General Manager in a continuity perspective. He adheres to the following missions: creating an exemplary partner with Burkina Faso in the development of natural resources and maximizing shareholder value while respecting SEMAFO’s vision and values.

Your main challenges and responsibilities

  • Structure and control the work in an efficient manner; production goals include maintenance, administration and cost controls while respecting health, safety and environment.
  • Develop and support individual and team goals. Manage the performance and results of the team of professionals and contractors – giving feedback, support and the necessary tools to do their jobs.
  • Supervise the work of the mining contractor by ensuring the achievement of production objectives in accordance with the mining plan and the economic interests of the Boungou Mine in the short, medium and long term
  • Identify the major challenges of the project, supporting team members in logical diagnostic evaluation which help the team achieve construction and production goals while mitigating risks.
  • Put into place the necessary measures for continuous improvement. Work at implementing a culture of efficiency and optimization through the exchange of ideas and information.Support the process and contribute to the team’s progress which may include conflict resolution and negotiations.
  • Promote the professional development and advancement of employees in order to create a motivational work environment.Develop team members and show appreciation while promoting a teamwork culture.
  • Promote a harmonious work environment through excellent communication and feedback skills
  • Establish and maintain excellent community relations, working closely with the National Director to respect local customs and traditions.
  • Coordinate the overall project and operations budget, respecting deadlines and specific management requests for information.
  • Support the company’s goals and values at the mine site ensuring that the profitability of the mine will benefit the social program and annual giving.
  • Structure and control the work in an efficient manner; production goals include maintenance, administration and cost controls while respecting health, safety and environment.
  • Develop and support individual and team goals. Manage the performance and results of the team of professionals and contractors – giving feedback, support and the necessary tools to do their jobs.
  • Ensure continuity of mining operations during the General Manager's recovery periods while maintaining ongoing contact with the site

Your profile and skills

  • University degree in mine engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 15 years open pit mining experience with some exposure to underground mining
  • Proven management abilities in a senior supervisory role in the mining industry including overseas expatriate work experience
  • Proven success in the profitability and organizational management of a mine site
  • French and English language skills (functional in both)

To make a difference

  • You find it easy to develop and strategize action plans
  • You are naturally results-oriented
  • Strong ability to analyze and resolve problems autonomously
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to influence, motivate, and mobilize
  • Ability to manage during a crisis
  • You support diversity and multiculturalism in the workplace
  • You understand and promote the mission, vision and values of SEMAFO

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND TAKE YOUR CAREER TO A HIGHER LEVEL!

 

 

 



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