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Operations Manager - UG Coal

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/07/2019
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:
Our client, a leading company in the mining and metals industry, is seeking a Head of Operations for their mine in NSW. The position will assist the General Manager in planning and effectively managing the people, physical assets and resources.
Additionally, the position will oversee and lead the Operations Team and contractors to ensure the safety, production and cost targets are met.

Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
* Lead by example and set clear expectations to help drive compliance with the Mine Operating System (MOS).
* Oversee the business case development and studies conducted for projects and the mine.
* Provide timely reports in a transparent communication style to the Company Leadership Team.
* Ensure the statutory legislation, relevant internal/external standards and all mine and operational level requirements are adhered to.
* Ensure that the underground and surface operations have utilities and services efficiently and effectively supplied.
* Coach and mentor the Mine Leadership Team for effective talent management and succession planning.
* Deliver high performance and an inclusive work culture through demonstrating the Company values.
* Develop the operational strategy plan and ensure overall collaboration across the process areas of the Mine's longwall, development and Mine Services teams.
* Make final decisions on all complex mining issues within the operation to impact the Mine's long term business objects, viability and risk profile.
* Consistently display Company values throughout all leadership strategies.

Essential Skills/Qualification:
* MBA or equivalent
* Extensive experience in a similar role
* Certificate of competence to be a mining engineering manager for an underground coal mine
* Practising certificate to be a mining engineering manager for an underground coal mine
* Strong leadership and management skills
* Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
* Contractor management and budgetary planning experience

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