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Site Manager at Lindian Resources Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Balaka
  • Salary: 00

Lindian Resources Ltd

WE ARE BUILDING A LEGEND!

COME JOIN OUR RARE EARTHS KANGANKUNDE PROJECT TEAM!

Lindian Resources Ltd, a leader in the exploration and development of strategic minerals for energy efficiency, has obtained the necessary licenses to launch a rare earths mineral mining project at Kangankunde, Balaka District, Malawi.

Recognized as one of the top hard rock rare earths deposits globally, the site is located about 30 km from the town of Balaka. Construction of a stage 1 development will commence in Q3 2024, with production expected to start in mid-2025. The mine boasts an estimated life of over 100 years with expansion plans following the commissioning of Stage 1. Initial efforts will concentrate on the development of the management and senior team to undertake operational readiness activities
and establishing robust systems to ensure safe and efficient operations.

Exciting mine-based opportunities exist with Lindian Resources as we commence the recruitment of key roles in our organisational structure, these include General Manager Operations, Manager Mining, Manager Plant & Engineering, Manager Environment & Community, Manager Business Services, Senior Mine Geologist, Site Manager and Health & Safety Officer.

CLOSING DATE: 10th June 2024

SITE MANAGER

PURPOSE OF ROLE:

The Site Manager will lead and oversee the safe development and on-schedule, delivery of the Kangankunde project. This role is ultimately responsible for ensuring the project remains complaint
with all relevant HSE, HR and other legislative requirements, as well as engineering designs, standards, and codes of practice.

This role mainly entails (but is not limited to) the initial preparation of the site and the construction of essential infrastructure, the process plant and mining set-up.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and ensure project safety initiatives, ensuring both employee and contractor safety, and surpassing SHEC standards.
  • Maintain strict compliance with statutory and company health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion, ensuring timely and cost-effective execution.
  • Implement Project/Construction Management Plans, Procedures & Systems.
  • Review and report on projects in-depth to schedule deliverables, estimate costs, quality standards and organise resources effectively.
  • Lead, motivate, and manage construction teams, subcontractors, and suppliers, ensuring effective collaboration and efficiency.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships, as well as ensuring strong communication links with key internal and external stakeholders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE

  • Engineering and/or trade qualification.
  • At least 10 years’ working experience in construction management, with a significant portion of this experience preferably within the mining industry or in similar large-scale process plant projects.
  • Registration with a recognised Engineering professional body.
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) designation or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction processes, safety standards (especially SHEC standards), and regulatory compliance.
  • Familiarity with the mining industry in Malawi / Africa is preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant local government ACTs & Regulations associated with constructure & Mining.
  • Ability to investigate and assess project schedule.
  • Multidisciplinary construction experience (civils, structural, mechanical, electrical)
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and manage a diverse team effectively.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, and community leaders.
  • Valid Drivers Licence

Method Of Application

We are looking to build a diverse and inclusive workforce and look forward to receiving your application. Should you be interested in applying for one of these exiting roles, please forward your cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to Clare Calver using the following email address:
[email protected]

Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the advertisement’s closing date, this means that your application was unsuccessful.

We will however be building a talent register and your application will be registered on our database for future reference.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@lindianresources.com.au