General Manager (Executive) Needed in Mining Company South Africa – Apply Now

Do you have a passion for the mining industry and a proven track record of success in leadership roles? Are you eager to take on a challenging and rewarding position that will allow you to make a real impact in Africa? If so, then this General Manager (Executive) opportunity with a well-established global brand in mining and engineering could be perfect for you!


Network Recruitment is searching for a highly motivated and experienced individual to oversee all operational activities for their mining operations across Africa. This is a senior leadership role that will play a critical part in driving growth and ensuring the company’s success in the region.

About the Job

Detail Information
Salary Market Related
Job Type Permanent
Sector Business Management
Reference NWI001713/Nikki
Application Deadline April 30, 2024

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans: for mining operations in Africa, considering the company’s overall goals and how to achieve them.
  • Stay on top of industry trends: and developments to identify new opportunities and potential risks.
  • Lead initiatives: to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and boost productivity at all mining sites.
  • Provide strong leadership and direction: to your team, which includes site managers, engineers, supervisors, and other staff.
  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment: by ensuring compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Manage resources effectively: including people, equipment, and supplies, to keep operations running smoothly and minimize downtime.
  • Build strong relationships: with important stakeholders, such as government officials, local communities, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Represent the company: in meetings, negotiations, and other forums related to mining operations in Africa.
  • Track progress and measure success: by establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) and analyzing data to identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports and presentations: for senior management, the board of directors, and other stakeholders.

Who You Are:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, Business Administration, Project Management, or a similar field. An advanced degree, such as an MBA, is a plus.
  • You boast at least 20 years of experience in a senior leadership role within the mining industry, with a focus on operational management and developing strategies.
  • You possess a deep understanding of mining operations, including the processes, technologies, and best practices used in the industry.
  • You are a strong analyst with the ability to interpret complex data and use it to make informed decisions.
  • You have excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, and you can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • You are a proven leader who can inspire and motivate teams to achieve their goals.
  • You have a solid understanding of health, safety, and environmental regulations specific to the mining industry in Africa.
  • You are willing to travel extensively within Africa and potentially work in remote locations.

A financial background and experience with frequent travel in Africa are highly desirable for this role.

The Benefits:


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading global brand and play a key role in its success within Africa. You will have the chance to make a real difference in the mining industry and contribute to the development of the continent. The compensation package for this position is competitive and reflects the importance of the role.

How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications listed above and are excited about this challenging and rewarding opportunity, please submit your resume directly to [email protected].


We look forward to hearing from you! Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks, your application will not be considered for this specific role. However, your profile will be kept on file for any future openings that may be a good fit for your skills and experience.

We also encourage you to reach out to Network Recruitment if you’d like to discuss your next career opportunity in the exciting world of finance!

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