Senior Project Manager

Our client is a well-established gold mining company with its public listing on AIM in London and an open pit operation in Kazakhstan. The company is in the process of developing its second phase of the mine plan into the underground mine and requires a Senior Project Manager to undertake a crucial coordinating role in driving the efficient implementation of the detailed plans of all departments. The successful candidate will be someone who understands underground mining or a similarly complex construction and/or processing business. The role reports to the CEO and the on-site director.

The key skills required:

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

· Skilled in writing board reports and modifying a master control budget, master control project schedule in MS Projects

· Gantt planning, including studying and reporting on variances

· Sound financial awareness and, in particular, a clear understanding of what drives operational efficiency

· Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees

· Culturally versatile and aware; sensitive to local customs, culture and values but able to keep to time and budget despite these constraints

· An experienced mining, construction, or project engineer with an understanding of complex project planning and quality control issues

· Ability in the Russian language would be a bonus but is not a requirement

You may be from a construction, civil engineering, tunnelling or mining environment or even have had such experience in the armed forces – the company is flexible on this point so we are keen to hear from you.

The company is offering a good remuneration package and a beneficial fly in, fly out roster – it is possible the role may be available as a residential assignment if that is preferred, although visas are extremely difficult to arrange.

If you are interested in this excellent role, which is central to the success of the company, please contact us on the email address below enclosing your CV in WORD format.

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