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General Manager Mining, Underground, Spanish speaking (Central America)
Posted date [2017-Jul-17]  (ID: 1861)
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Our client with their operations based in Central America is in an urgent need for a Spanish speaking General Manager Mining in a permanent role to head up the mining department which includes shaft, geology, survey and operations in a trackless environment.  It’s a zinc mine producing 2000tpd (plus 1000tpd development waste) and to take it up to 3000tpd in the next 18 months.

Start date:  Urgent.

Package negotiable. 

ESSENTIAL:  Must be able to speak Spanish.


  • This role requires a Bsc Mining Degree or equivalent with at least 10-15 years operational exposure to Mining with at least 10 years Production Management experience in Underground mining.
  • Extensive underground mining experience in a trackless mining environment
  • Proven experience to manage and direct the operations with regards to Shafts, Geology Survey, Ventilation, Rock Mechanics and technical services.
  • Proven experience in mine dewatering.
  • Needs to have the ability to operate in a culturally sensitive environment and train and guide local employees.
  • A proven production and safety track record
  • Proven safety track record
  • Develop and implement a mine plan and budget with clear plan and line functions for operation improvement targets;
  • Direct and manage the activities of the mine operation and plant with overall responsibility and accountability for short term planning, implementation and maintenance of cost controls, communications, productivity and quality;
  • Provide monthly reports of the operation including environmental, safety, mining production, plant production and cost information;
  • Ensure mine safety and health and environmental compliance.
  • Effective and efficient communicator.

It would be preferred that the suitable candidate moves on site on a permanent family basis but a FIFO arrangement would also be considered.

Only ENGLISH CVs will be accepted.

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Job Title General Manager Mining, Underground, Spanish speaking (Central America)
Post Details
Nationality All Nationalities
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Central America
Location International/ Abroad
Country Honduras
Job Type Permanent
Industry Mining
Salary Negotiable according to experience & qualifications
Languages Spoken Spanish
Job Ref No AR201711CA
Start Date As soon as possible
Closing Date When filled