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Operations Director

PRI Mozambique Full-Time  Pemba, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique 11 Jun 2018

Job Description


  • Ensure that all operations are carried out efficiently, on time, safely and economically;
  • Manage the production process and set and monitor goals;
  • Examining the materials produced to ensure that a high quality of product is maintained;
  • Ensure that regulations are adhered to via site inspections and risk assessments;
  • Manage production and extraction activities, recruit and train employees;
  • Ensure that key government health and safety legislation is implemented;
  • Maintaining up-to-date records and dealing with the full range of administrative requirements;
  • Create reports and update records to purchase control and budget;
  • Establish contacts with staff on site and address any technical or personnel challenges that arise;
  • Fostering an environment that caters for cultural sensitivities and creates effective relationships with the local communities.


  • Degree in Minerals Management, Mining, Quarrying or Civil Engineering;
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience, with 5 years’ experience in management roles in delivering successful projects in the Aggregates sector;
  • Experience in developing quarries in Mozambique or the region is preferred;
  • Demonstrated technical, operational, and commercial thinking and business.

Competences and Skills:

  • Leadership competencies;
  • A strong understanding of the value drivers in the quarry industry;
  • Up-to-date understanding of the key techniques, technologies and processes in the quarrying industry;
  • A creative and innovative mindset;
  • Results oriented, driven by excellence and strong grasp of priorities.