General Manager (Mining & Exploration)

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

13 days ago


Our client is a fast-growing mining exploration company based in Windhoek, seeking a highly skilled and organized individual to join their team. The General Manager will manage, develop, and maintain the business, providing direction and leadership, ensuring profitable growth, satisfactory cash flow, and enhance market leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enable and manage the achievement of service performance that exceeds mining expectations and differentiates the company from the competitors.
  • Liaise with key and strategically important stakeholders at the appropriate level to ensure, development and maintaining ever growing business.
  • Ensure that the annual business plan including revenue, cash flow, profit and service levels are met, and corrective action is taken to rectify any negative variance.
  • Determine local tactical plans, aligned with regional and global strategy and market approach within overall regional and global context.
  • Traveling within Namibia will be required.
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure agreed strategies and goals are communicated and effectively implemented.
  • Contribute to the regional direction, ensuring that local environment factors are taken into consideration in the setting of strategies and policies.
  • Ensure revenue yield enhancement and market share growth through development.
  • Actively monitor the market, ensuring full awareness of competitor strategies and actions.
  • Continually review and improve business processes to improve productivity and add value to services.
  • Ensure the financial well-being of the company from a legal, statutory and management perspective.
  • Improve liquidity through good capital and debtor management.
  • Determine country organization structure, roles and responsibility and performance targets and goals.
  • Provide strong leadership, identify training needs, opportunities, and develop a highly skilled functional workforce.
  • Align people and competencies to meet the business objectives and manage staff competency levels and performance according to service requirements and business needs.


Key Skills:

  • Leadership skills.
  • Good communication.
  • Attention to detail.


  • Degree or relevant Commercial / Business qualifications.
  • 8 - 10 years of experience in Senior management
  • General management experience in the mining and exploration industry is a must.
  • Project management experience.
  • Broad understanding of all functional aspects of the business.
  • High degree of business acumen and understanding of the external economic environment and how this may affect the companies short- and long-term planning.
  • Advanced Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project is required.

If you meet the above qualifications and are ready to take on a dynamic and challenging role, we encourage you to apply.

Closing date is: 24 July 2024

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