Majwe Mining Joint Venture requires the services of knowledgeable, highly skilled and self-driven individuals’ for the following position.
Job Summary
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the incumbent will be responsible to provide strategic direction and principal leadership for all activities associated with the successful and sustainable operation of the Majwe Mining Joint Venture project.


Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure successful and safe delivery of contract mining services, and the operation and maintenance of facilities and site services .
  • Deliver whole-of-mine management, including operating and maintaining the open-pit mining fleet and associated infrastructure.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient management of assets.
  • Take required action to ensure financial objectives are achieved within planned timeframes.
  • Ensure contractual compliance is monitored and adhered to.
  • Review and approve project variations and contracts as/ where required.
  • Manage and mitigate operational risk, ensuring 100% compliance with all relevant safety, environmental, employee relations and other statutory and client requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements and all relevant company business standards, processes and Group policies, including but not limited to Majwe Mining Joint Venture.
  • Foster a business environment and associated workplace culture that attracts and retains employees and promotes diversity.
  • Ensure the project functions as a guest in the community in which we operate and that an effective community relations management plan is in place and is adhered to.
  • Ensure a disciplined and focused approach to resource planning in line with project plans and budgets is adhered to by reports.
  • Establish and manage positive and profitable business alliances
  • Build and develop a competent and capable leadership team to support project deliverables.
  • Ensure adequate provision of competent and qualified safety resources, services, facilities and initiatives.
  • Ensure well managed client relationships through an understanding of client expectations and the development of appropriate value propositions.
Job Requirements
  • Tertiary qualification (Mining Engineering or relevant discipline).
  • Formal postgraduate studies in Project Management or similar.
  • 10 years’ experience in the contract mining industry with five years in a strategic management positions.
Key effectiveness areas
  • Strong hands on experience in a fast paced contract-mining environment.
  • Experienced in developing, leading and mentoring teams.
  • Good track record in managing teams and client relationships.
  • An effective leader with good interpersonal skills at all levels, and an ability to resolve conflict.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • A results-oriented individual who is committed to achieving targets.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

Company profile

Majwe Mining Joint Venture (Pty) Ltd. has been engaged as a Contractor for the Cut 8 Contract Mining – Phase 2 Project by Debswana at the Jwaneng Mine. This project commenced in November 2011, to move over 156 million BCM of waste material to expand the current mine and it is an important contribution to the economy of Botswana.

Closing date and application instructions

Please respond by sending your applications (Clearly indicating the position applied for on email subject area or envelope), certified certificates and CV’s to:
Human Resources Superintendent
Majwe Mining Joint Venture
Private Bag 0012
Closing Date: 6th March 2016
NB* Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only

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