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Mining - Senior Tailings Design Manager, Consultancy (SOIL)

My client is a major world leading International Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. Thye are particulalry well known for their global Mining consulting work.

They currenlty have a very exciting oppoertunity for an experienced Tailings design engieer to be based in there S.A offices, but with scope responsibility for there entire Africa business. This encompasses all types of Mining both open pit and undergorund.

The person MUST have a CIVIL ENGINEERING, or similar degree AND MUST be a chartered engineer either from SA or other Major Intl Body.

Client is willing to pay intl. relocation.

My client is seeking a Senior Geotechnical / Tailings Engineer to join the Ground Engineering Division within the Engineering Business Unit. This is a senior position in the consulting stream and is regarded as a professional person in the delivery of tailings design and geotechnical services in line with the Client's suite of engineering and mine waste products.
 Lead Geotechnical / Tailings engineering on services on projects in the mining and industrial applications.
 Provide technical advice and consultancy on complex geotechnical issues to clients and internal staff.
 Develop client relationship and build business.
 Negotiate and review routine project contracts.
 Build reputation as Technical Leader within the Tailings and Geotechnical Engineering profession.
 Keep abreast of advancing technologies, methods and research & development.
 Plan, develop schedules, coordinate and direct manpower on important engineering projects to meet completion deadlines.
 Supervise, mentor, coordinate and review/evaluate activities carried out by junior engineers.
 Prepare proposals and reports for clients
Project Management and Technical Expertise
 Continued development of key skills in Project Management
 Participation in professional development activities
 Continued professional development in support of professional registration
 Develop ownership culture
 Be a mentor to the junior employees
 Promote and develop inter-region and inter-office collaboration and cooperation
 Contribute towards a healthy team mentality among peers
 Work with management to deliver on Client's priorities
Business Development (Internal and external Clients)
 Identify potential business opportunities / clients for Client services
 Follow up and act on market trends and engineering development
 Participate in the compilation of Engineering Business Unit Strategic Plan
Business Systems
 Participate and promote Clients Africa's business systems
 Participate in the development and implementation of engineering systems, tools, policies and protocols in line with Engineering Business Unit
Innovative and Technical Excellence
 Identify and implement opportunities to apply Client's engineering expertise
 Implement Projects that contain elements of the core Client's engineering expertise
 Promote & develop new technical services and/or tools
 Positive financial contribution
 Execute projects in accordance with Clients financial target in terms of profitability
 Manage debtors in accordance with Client targets
Health & Safety
 Promote Health & Safety systems and program priorities
 Act as and custodian of Clients Health and Safety best practice
 Relevant Degree in Civil engineering.
 Professionally registered with ECSA (Min 10 years).
 10 - 15 years' experience post-graduation preferably in a consulting firm with specific experience in the design of waste facilities.