Saturday, 16 February 2019

Section Leader – Maintenance Planning Job at Acacia Mining Tanzania


SECTION LEADER – MAINTENANCE PLANNING

 Jobs at Acacia Mining February, 2019
Acacia Mining plc is Tanzania’s largest gold miner and one of the largest producers of gold in Africa. We have three producing mines, all located in Northwest Tanzania: Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi, and North Mara and a portfolio of exploration projects in Tanzania, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Mali. Acacia is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and on the Dar cs Salaam Stock Exchange.

Position: SECTION LEADER – MAINTENANCE PLANNING
Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Section Leader – Maintenance Planning based at North Mara Mine in Tanzania. This role reports to the Asset Reliability Manager and the role holder will be accountable to provide technical support and governance within the Asset Reliability Department and North Mara for Maintenance Planning. The role will be the catalyst for compliance to systems, processes and standards relating to Asset Management, CMMS system and Work Management protocols. The role will specifically ensure Acacia Maintenance Planning systems and processes are embedded in the operation and form the way we do business.
This is a permanent role, with the work roster being six weeks on and three weeks off.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES
Safety:
Visibly support and drive Acacia Safety Policies and Standards,
Visibly integrate safe work practices into Planning activities,
Ensure compliance to all regulatory health, safety and environmental policies and procedures,
Ensure that safety standards, FLRA, and Safe Working Procedures are adhered to in full to ensure Zero Lost Time Injury (LTI) Frequency Rate, and
Ensure Zero Fatality and Zero Medical Treatment Injury (MTI) in the Section.
Leadership effectiveness:
Ensure Acacia Work Management Protocols are utilized to ensure equipment availability and reliability.
Effective leadership for the Maintenance Planning Section.
Effective Maintenance Planning Strategy and ensure the Strategy is implemented.
Risk Management System.
Operational Strategies & Systems.
Ensure clear objectives are set, agreed and adhered to by Team Members.
Conduct performance monitoring and reviews of Team Members.
Ensure that Team Members have Development Plans and that they achieve the milestones on the plan, and
Ensure less experienced Team Members are trained effectively.

Provide General Support/ Governance:
Ensure all statutory/regulatory maintenance activities are managed within CMMS (Pronto) system,
Ensure Acacia Work Management Protocols are adhered to and reports are published weekly and monthly,
Prepare Quarterly forum work management presentation reviewing Acacia business, and
Ensure facilitation of maintenance planning meeting structure as per the Acacia Work Management Procedure/ Work Management.
Maintenance Planning Improvement Strategy:
Improve the Work Management process implementation on Site,
Ensure Work Management reporting system is established as per central model,
Improve high level shutdown planning process – synergies with OEMs and resources, and
Ensure Rotables are managed as per the Acacia Rotable Management process.
Projects:
Support and implement the Acacia Maintenance Optimization Project – (AMOP),
Implementation of Rylson8 as CMMS strategy management, and
Implement the Acacia Work Management roll out strategy.

 Qualification Requirements:
Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Asset Management
Knowledge in:
Asset Management – including reliability, asset integrity, spare part management
Maintenance Management,
Mining and Minerals Processing,
Project Management and Scheduling,
Risk Management, and
Change Management.

Experience Requirements:
10 years’ experience in the Mining Industry/ Operational/ Support Roles,
10 years’ experience in Maintenance Planning Roles, and
5 years’ experience in Senior Leadership Role.

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
Maintenance Planning and Scheduling principles,
Data integrity and reporting,
Business Writing,
Project Management,
Coaching,
Managing Social Process in Meetings,
Managing culture of stakeholders,
Presentation Skills,
Influencing,
Systems design and implementation,
Computer skills – Microsoft Office suite, excel, word, outlook,
Business Improvement (BI) tools & processes, and
Effective Communication.
The role will attract a competitive salary package, which will include excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: jobs@acaciamining.com 

Acacia Mining has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women

If you are not contacted by Acacia Mining within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Please forward applications before 01 March 2019.