Mine Planner – Open Pit (Mining / Operations / Scheduling/ Production / Surpac) – Namibia, Southern Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 weeks ago

Reference No. 290 03 RR

Reference Number: 290 03 RR

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an Open Pit Mine Manager who will join their team in Namibia. The incumbent will be responsible for planning and designing short to mid-term open pit mining operations to optimize production and minimize costs.


  • Develop and maintain short to mid-term open pit mining plans and schedules based on geological data, mine plans, and production targets
  • Work closely with geologists, surveyors, and other mining professionals to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is incorporated into the mine plans
  • Conduct pit design and optimization studies to ensure maximum ore recovery and minimum waste generation
  • Develop and maintain budget and cost control procedures for mining operations
  • Prepare technical reports, including feasibility studies, environmental impact assessments, and mine closure plans
  • Liaise with stakeholders, including government officials, contractors, and local communities, to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in mining operations, including safety, efficiency, and sustainability

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in open pit mining operations with base metals experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering or related field
  • Experience in short to mid-term mine planning software such as Surpac, MineSight, or Datamine
  • Strong knowledge of open pit mining methods, techniques, and equipment
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements (MHSA)

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Competitive Package

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Christo van der Ham at cvanderham@camining.com

Please visit www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.

Christo van der Ham

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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