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Completed

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Head, Mining & Metals Business Unit

Engineering, Construction & Project Management

Johannesburg

REPORTS TO: Managing Director

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: A self starter with entrepreneurial flair will build the Mining & Metals Division, creating an ethos of excellence, safety and continuous improvement in the provision of the highest levels of product quality and customer service. He/she will manage and direct the business line to achieve optimum profitability and effective use of business assets and human resources, while continuously monitoring business opportunities and providing appropriate strategic guidance regarding growth and direction. His/her key focus will be on building and maintaining relationships with clients in the Mining & Metals sector.  

GROUP BACKGROUND: International Engineering, Construction & Project Management Group

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

  • At least ten years experience in senior general management/project director level roles in a contracting company with full profit and loss responsibility in the minerals and metals environment
  • Experienced in defining the strategy, setting direction, planning, leading and delivering results
  • Track record of sound decision making and effective project execution
  • Hands on and capable of stepping in and handling a project management role if required
  • Experience of building, developing and leading a high calibre team
  • A track record of project and business delivery to the highest safety and quality standards
  • A sound knowledge of budgeting and project cost control
  • Well net-worked within the Minerals & Metals industry

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Graduate Mechanical or Chemical Engineer

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Plan, develop and drive the growth strategy for the Minerals and Metals Division with responsibility for all sales and marketing activities
  • Organisation, administration and supervision of the Mining & Metals Division