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Job title :General Manager (Finsch Mine) Reference :Ref. PDSA122
Company :Petra Diamonds (Pty) Ltd
Professional Sector : Business Management / General Management Industry Sector :
Location : South Africa
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2017-08-06Applications close :2017-08-18
Job Description

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by 
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role - an individual that clearly outshines his/her peers:
Petra Diamonds SA
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Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in five producing mines: Four in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan, Koffiefontein and Kimberley Underground) and one in Tanzania (Williamson). It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana


General Manager (Finsch Mine)
The successful candidate will lead the delivery of Finsch Diamond Mine’s strategic objectives, whilst giving effect to Petra Diamonds’ pursuit of zero harm. The position is based at Finsch Diamond Mine in Lime Acres, Northern Cape. Tasks and responsibilities: •  Communicate effectively  with internal  and  external stakeholders, including neighbouring mines, municipalities, relevant government departments and communities • Develop and direct the execution of operating policies to support Finsch Mine’s overall objectives and achieve best-in-class operational benchmarks  •  Drive  employee  engagement,  goal  clarification  and empowerment through  the  Opco  Team  • Ensure compliance  with  Section  4(1)  and  3(1)(a)  of the Mine Health and Safety Act legal appointment requirements • Ensure quality control of all operational activities – ie business sustainability, legal stipulations and diamond equity • Ensure the Mine has a comprehensive succession management strategy in place  •  Lead  the  preparation and submission  of  annual  operational  business  plans • Maximise operational profitability by driving cost reductions, operational excellence and incorporate risk management into all production planning and execution • Monitor adherence to the Mine’s health, safety, environmental and security management systems and standards in pursuit of a culture of zero harm • Participate and liaise with professional bodies and forums in order to bring information on trends, technology and Mining industry practices to the Mine • Provide people leadership incorporating the company ethics and values • Ensure good service delivery from Mine-owned support facilities in order to improve morale and productivity • Take a leading role to ensure the attraction, retention and development of key talent.
Minimum requirements: •  Recognised  degree  in  Mining  Engineering  or  Mining discipline • 10 years’ experience in a mining environment • At least 3 years’ experience in  a  senior  management role  (Opco  level)  •  Completion  of  a  Senior/Executive Management  Development programme  • Holder  of  a  Mine  Manager’s  Certificate of Competence will be an advantage • Registration with ECSA will be an advantage • Previous project management exposure will be an advantage • Valid driver’s licence.Other skills/competencies: •  Broad  knowledge  of underground  mining operations and processes • Good business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking • Leading and managing change •Conflict and diversity management • Global perspective • Impact and influence • Organisational awareness.   (Ref. PDSA122)Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate 
is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area.Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID to: christine.williams@petradiamonds.com or fax: 086  692 2442 by 18 August 2017. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Tollfree: +27 31 571 5573; Free fax: +27 31 560 7395; E-mail: deloitte@tip-offs.com; Free Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com