Quarry Manager (Mining) - Botswana

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • Our client is looking for a Quarry Manager with Project Management experience to drive a newly established quarry operation. Adhering to all legislative requirements by leading, directing and managing the operational and business objectives efficiently.


  • Company: International Building & Construction Company
  • Location: Botswana (Gaborone Area)
  • Date Posted: 26 August 2019
  • Industry: Mining/Quarries
  • Nationality: Batswana / Expat with CURRENT long term working visa AND relevant credentials
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Qualifications: Tertiary Degree in Mining Engineering and Mine Manager’s Certificate
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Responsible for planning the operating budget for the mine and controlling expenditure
  • Conducting of inspections as well as providing guidance and advice to the asset management process.
  • Managing the operations, and ensuring Legal Safety compliance
  • Required to manage labour and performance and ensuring production targets are achieved.
  • Safe Production – Managing production operations and make appropriate adjustments to deliver agreed volumes at optimal productivity and cost in normal time
  • Ensure health & safety obligations & accountabilities are being met and strive to reduce risk across the operation with strong risk management skills
  • Ensuring execution of engineering and maintenance strategies / plans
  • Overall accountability for strategy to strive towards best in class safety performance and continuous improvement of key safety metrics
  • Required to set up schedules, places orders, track production, and engage in all other administrative requirements
  • Data analysis and interpretation thereof
  • Oversee the recruitment and development of superintendents, supervisors, and operators, providing support, encouragement, advice and guidance to build an effective workforce
  • Unionised environment in which union and employee engagement is critical
  • Mentoring of interns where required

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Diploma/Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Has a valid Botswana blasting license for open pit operations
  • Has a minimum of 5 years’ experience approved by the Chief Government Mining Engineer (CGME)
  • 8- 10 years + relevant experience which includes operations experience, contractor mine management, mine production & planning
  • Experience within the mining sector of dealing with regulating bodies & opening new mining areas
  • Experience within open cast mining and/quarries.
  • Valid driving licence/permit
  • Clear criminal & driving record
  • Participation in health and safety boards
  • Nationality: Batswana / Expat with CURRENT long term working visa AND relevant credentials

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