EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

Completed

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NATURE OF BUSINESS:

JOB LOCATION:

Group Executive Business, Africa

Global Mining Group

Ghana, Africa

 

REPORTS TO: Regional Senior Vice President, Africa

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

Headquartered in North America, the company employs in excess of 30,000 employees and contractors worldwide.  Its core operations are based in North America, South America, Australasia and Africa – with new mine projects currently being developed.

KEY ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Experience leading large scale, country, and/or regional business function
  • Proven track record of improving productivity and profitability through innovative use of technology, cost reduction strategies, high-quality investment decisions and leading-edge management practices
  • Background in gold mining or natural resources with an extensive understanding of regulations, risk, and projects
  • Proven experience in attracting and retaining a high-performing and diversified leadership team, creating a teamwork environment built on coaching, development and accountability for achieving results
  • Experienced in working constructively with governments, communities, NGOs and special interest groups
  • Degree in science, engineering, technology, business or related fields and a demonstrated track record of success

 

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS: 

  • Key partner to Regional Senior Vice President  in development of region’s growth strategy
  • Identify, monitor, and analyze external growth opportunities within the region; select and advance opportunities to Corporate Development for evaluation and potential progression
  • Optimize internal growth opportunities

 

Regional Planning responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a range of business scenarios based on business plan sensitivities and opportunities
  • Ensuring aligned integration and roll up of regional business plans
  • Identifying and leading strategic business impact opportunities for the region to optimize regional cost structures
  • Supporting and integrating Business Excellence opportunities into the region’s financials and planning
  • Driving strategic (long-term) mine planning and optimization
  • Overseeing and integrating IT function into region via dotted line responsibility