Quarry Operations Manager (Construction) Nigeria

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • As Quarry Operations Manager managing a team of around 50, one will be responsible for managing the site, supervising operational staff and 3rd party contractors, co-ordinating engineering works and overseeing all production activity. One will be responsible for the welfare of employees, fostering employee engagement and driving and maintaining industry-leading health and safety standards.


  • Company: International building and construction company
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Date Posted: 7th June 2021
  • Industry: Building and Construction
  • Nationality: Open
  • Salary: Lucrative package (TBD)
  • Qualifications: Relevant tertiary qualification

Job Description

  • Setting up of new sites for road work crushing;
  • Manage the drilling and blasting on various sites;
  • Examining the materials produced to ensure that a high quality of product is maintained
  • Making sure that quarries, pits and opencast sites operate successfully;
  • Coordinate production and monitor all site systems
  • Construction of roads, excavations, formations, sub-soils drainage, layers to surfacing.
  • One will be responsible for drilling, blasting, crushing process, supervise/monitor the maintenance of the equipment
  • Blasting & Crushing reports
  • Risk assessments and health and safety inspections.
  • Ensuring compliance with company and legislative standards.
  • Procurement and budgetary control.
  • Co-ordinating all aspects of day-to-day operations through the supervisors and teams of operators
  • Quarry health and safety
  • Carry out health and safety inspections for the site
  • Carry out and record safety briefings
  • Ensuring all staff and contractors of the site are fully inducted and comply with quarry rules
  • All daily checks

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Diploma/Degree
  • proven track record of running quarries efficiently and effectively to meet production targets
  • Comprehensive understanding of quarry regulations
  • Solid experience in road projects and construction (10yrs +)
  • International experience within Africa would be highly advantageous and preferred.

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