Underground Manager , MORUPULE COAL MINE

Duties and Resposibilities

- Develops and implements the Mining strategy to meet medium and long term goals.
- Directs and coordinates the development on the mines operational plans to meet key objectives.
- interpreted operational requirements and integrates with discipline base financial needs to ensure availability of financial resources to meet business objectives. 
- Responsible for, approves and monitors the utilisation of allocated funds to enable the attainment of departmental objectives.
- Sets and monitors mining production targets and standards for the mining operation's teams and monitors compliance.
- Manages and directs the deployments of resources to optimise the efficiency of the operations.
- Identifies and implements creative innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
- Develops and implements systems, policies, standards and procedures for the engineering, and technical work performed in the department to continuously improve efficiency and technical excellence and ensures corporate governance.
- Ensures that employees are selected, deployed, trained, evaluated and rewarded in compliance with existing employee management systems.
- Coaches, counsels, disciplines and develops subordinate employees.
- Identifies and manages the implementations of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements.
- Coordinates and manages the Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility as well compliance to the statutory requirements such as stipulated in the Mines, Works, Quarries and Machinery Act (MWQM).
- Identifies and liaises with key stakeholders to ensure achievement to business objectives
- Adheres to and promotes safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

- Mining Engineering Diploma/Degree or equivalent plus 8 years post qualification mining experience of which 3 should be at Mining Engineering level
- Blasting Licence (Fiery Mine)
- Understanding of SHE Management System (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001)
- Knowledge of Fiery Mines emergency Preparedness systems
- Knowledge of underground mining Techniques
- Knowledge of Mine ventilation techniques and Geotechnical solutions


- Managing performance and holding people accountable (level 5)
- Business Acumen (level 4)
- Change Leadership (level 3)
- Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment (level 4)
- Innovation (level 4)
- Team work and collaboration (level 4)
- building organisational capability (level 3)
- Judging and decision making (level 4)
- Achievement orientation (level 4)
- Planning, Coordination and Execution (level 3)

Special Working Conditions

Prospective candidates must be medically and physically willing to work in an underground coal mine environment

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary package, including subsidized accommodation is offered.


Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply copies of certified certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae addressed to:

Human Resources Advisor- Services
Morupule Coal Mine
Private Bag 35 Palapye


Source:Sunday Standard February 14 - 20 2016

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