Technical Director

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Technical Director

  • Employer : AER International
  • Location : West Africa
  • Salary : TBC
  • Closes : May 31, 2021
  • Category : Chief Technical Officers, Engineering, Mining Production, Supervisory
  • Work Term : Permanent
  • Work Load : Full Time
  • Language : English

For our client, a well-known organisation with a global footprint and recent record production numbers, we are looking for a Technical Director. This is a real opportunity to get on board with a well-established company at their most iconic site in Sub-Saharan Africa. Reporting to the General Manager, you will hold a key role in the current and future success of this mine site.


  • Outline all actions allowing an improvement of organizational and technical processes and ensure their implementation over time.
  • Pilot the exploration of the company’s resources in collaboration with the mining department, ensure the estimation of the resources and reserves of the deposits.
  • Define possible strategies for long-term resource planning and establish the mining plan.
  • Ensure the proper management of tailings facilities.
  • Supervise on a daily basis all the services and departments of the management, in particular the Engineering & Design teams.
  • Challenge the status-quo and implement innovative strategies.
  • Be responsible for steering investment plans.
  • Supervise laboratory and sampling activities and guarantee product quality control.
  • Ensure coordination with the other departments of the company.
  • Be a provider of services and / or works to all the other entities of the company and especially to operational staff.


  • General engineering training, having at least 15 years of experience.
  • Fluency in French.
  • Masters’ Degree in Mine Engineering or equivalent.
  • Have held a similar position in a mid-size mining company.
  • In-depth experience in human and technical management, ideally in an African context.
  • It would be desirable to have knowledge of the mining and transformation metallurgy trades.
  • Curious, very innovative, having the ability to convince, organize and coordinate.
  • Experience in leading and monitoring projects.
  • Internally and externally, very strong ability to influence and negotiate.

To Apply

If you meet the requirements above and are an experienced Mine Technical professional, please send through your CV to

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