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Website CA Global Africa Recruitment

Date Created: 2020-02-11T14:00:38+00:00
General Manager (Iron Ore / DRI / Sponge Iron / MBA) – Abuja, Nigeria
Reference Number: 006 1102 RR

Job Description:

  • Our client a Natural Resources and Steel producer, plan to do backward integration for Steel operations in Nigeria. We are looking for a dynamic leader to join as its General Manager / Chief Executive Officer, who will report to the board of directors


  • Work closely with Project Management Consultant and other consultants involved during the Project Implementation stage and ensure the timely completion of project.
  • Work closely with Project team and supervise the preparation of budget and ensure strict adherence to budget.
  • Preparation of annual strategic and financial plan.
  • Evaluate company’s financial and operational performance and devise action plan for continual improvements.
  • Foster relationships and consistently maintain communication with board members.
  • Work closely with HR and set Key Performance Indicators/Key Business Objectives for all department heads. Implement system to identify the training needs of manpower, optimum staffing and provide conducive requirement to achieve higher retention.
  • Act as spokesperson for company in media, conferences, government agencies and general public; attend board and shareholder meetings.
  • Work closely with the Finance and Operational team and supervise the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial budgets.
  • Always work closely with Tax and Legal team and assure statutory compliance.
  • Liaise with various Government Agencies for compliances under applicable rules and regulations. 
  • Develop and implement organization wide policies and procedures that will improve operational and financial effectiveness of the company.
  • Continuous interaction with staff at all levels and collect feedback for effective bonding between senior executive team, managers and junior staffs and achieve common goal.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Engineering Degree preferably in Mining/Metallurgy
  • Master’s in business administration or similar relevant field would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in Mining/Sponge Iron (DRI) industry out of which 10 years in Senior Management Level.
  • Prior experience as CEO is an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of other business functions such as finance, legal, marketing, HR etc.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Good knowledge of Corporate Governance.
  • South African citizens are encouraged to apply 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive salary package, fixed component (USD)
  • Accommodation, Medical Aid and Company vehicle
  • Annual Performance Bonus, variable component (up to 30% of Annual Package)  
  • 2 tickets per year, with 28 days leave (14 days per roster)

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Ruan Roodt at
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Ruan Roodt
Senior Executive Consultant
CA Mining
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