Senior Mining/Geological Consultant (Ref: HMSMC)
Remuneration: R500,000 – R1m pa

Position in the Mining sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 12 October 2022
Job Description:




This global group provides independent services in the minerals sector along the full value chain from geological exploration to mine development and beyond.




The purpose of this SA Head Office role is to be groomed to step into the shoes of the current MD in 5-6 years’ time and to grow the company by:


·        Setting the strategy for the Commercial Business in existing and new route to market channels.

·        Managing performance across Africa and develop high-level performance improvement plans.

·        Being responsible for the achievement of profit levels and maximization of sales achievement across the company’s Commercial portfolio.

·        Improve profitability.

·        Lead the investigation and development of new market opportunities.

·        Monitor the strategies, tactics and activities of key regional competitors against challenging customer demand.

·        Participate in technical studies.

·        Motivate, maintain and grow staff complement.




·        Minimum relevant Honours degree (Mining/Metallurgy Engineering or Geology/relevant ESG qualification)

·        MSc/PhD/MBA/MDP will be an added advantage

·        Minimum of 10 - 12 years’ experience in a similar role

·        Strong business acumen, entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

·        Analytical and Critical Thinking

·        Proven Management/leadership skills and experience

·        Proven industry network




Qualified candidates for this important position will need to demonstrate the following:

      Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role

·      Establishes strategic direction and effectively communicates the vision: Communicates a clear and inspiring vision for the business; drives competitive and innovative strategies and is able to generate alignment against the strategic direction

      Demonstrates business acumen to achieve results through others: Understands, educates and applies the fundamental business concepts by which a company operates in order to deliver results and create a climate that fosters personal commitment to excellence

      Effectively manages across cultures: Achieves effective collaboration, alignment, and communication across multiple dimensions of cultural diversity


      Demonstrates self-awareness and emotional intelligence: Recognizes one’s personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits. Understands emotions and their effects


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Hanli Marais