This is an opportunity to join one of Botswana’s leading employers of choice; Debswana as Senior Project Manager – Early Underground Development on the Horizon Two Projects. We are searching for innovative, results oriented and selfdriven individuals excited to join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging teamwork and addressing the needs of the individual.
Reporting to the Underground Study Manager, you will lead the underground decline development team in the development of Debswana’s first underground mine. Key performance areas include: sustaining a culture of Absolute Zero Harm and best practice operational efficiency; participating in the technical, operational readiness and commercial sections of the underground feasibility study, leading the mining contractor tender/s and selection process; managing mining contractors; internal and external stakeholder relations; managing partnerships with contract miners and other service providers; and skills development of staff.
You will need a Mining/Civil Engineering or Geosciences tertiary qualification and at least 15 years’ experience in underground mining development with a Tier 1 Mining Company/ Contractor and project management. You will have or be eligible to hold the statutory mine appointments. Non-Mining Engineers should have specific post-graduate mining certification
in mining for statutory purposes. Experience with modern rapid development equipment and
practices is essential. The position is tenable at Debswana Corporate Centre - Horizon 2 projects.