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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Quarry Manager


    • Quarry manager objective is to organize and coordinate quarrying activities for the exploitation and supply of basic raw materials (limestone. shale and red alluvium) in the right quality and quantity.
    • Quarry manager is responsible for the management of quarry outsourcing contract and co-responsibility for the maintenance of the KFUI to be <14.


    • Take a lead in the enforcement of Lafarge safety rules and guidelines for mines operation.
    • Write procedures to implement safe practices by all quarry contractors and sub-contractors.
    • Ensure that all safety rules and regulations in the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Acts of 2008 are strictly adhered to in the operational environment of the quarry.
    • Oversee the day-to-day operational details of the quarry by:
    • Monitoring the activities of the overburden contractors engaged in the overburden activities.
    • Carrying out routine inspection of the perimeter drainage; plan and implement cleaning schedule to avoid flooding.
    • Monitoring and maintaining the overburden tip restoration process.
    • Prepares the annual volume budgets based on production requirements in conjunction with the production manager.
    • Prepares the annual capital and revenue budgets for the quarry operation in conjunction with production manager.
    • Performs monthly cost analysis (budget vs. actual) of the quarry operations.
    • Oversee the operational and strategic development of Quarry operations by:
    • Carrying out mining activities in accordance with the mining plan.
    • Defining mid-term mining plan in collaboration with the TC.
    • Defining short term mining plan to meet quality and KFUI targets
    • Putting in place control mechanisms to achieve quality targets (sampling, blending use of appropriate software and Raw Mix Optimization) in collaboration with process and quality.
    • Carrying out quarry development activities in accordance to quarry rehabilitation plan.
    • Ensure that the quality and physical properties of the raw material produced from quarry meet the process specifications.
    • Ensures adequate supply of quarry consumables like explosives and its accessories.
    • Ensures safekeeping and safe use of explosives by following recommended standards for storage and utilization of explosives.
    • Serves as liaison officer between Lafarge and relevant government regulatory agency for mine operations.
    • Obtain and maintain authorisations and permits.
    • Identify and action opportunities to augment reserves.
    • Prevent encroachment of Company property.
    • Have dialogue and public relations with stakeholders.
    • Do topographical survey on a regular basis in DWG or DXF, 3D format
    • Program overburden stripping programming, contract negotiation, award & supervision.
    • Keeping up to date with relevant government legislation and maintain good working relationship with relevant government agency.
    • Controls quarrying activities to comply with group environmental standards (Air quality, noise, vibration and water). Measure compliance and have an emergency strategy.
    • Implement quarry rehabilitation plan.
    • Defines the mission and objectives of his team and carries out their performance reviews, promotes his team motivation, skills and developments through coaching.
    • Develop and implement training plan for his team and ensure they are relevant to their career development.
    • Deputize for production manager.
    • Comply with EMS Quarry Instrumentation activities
    • Ensure involvement in the implementation and maintenance of integrated management system in the plant.

    Education / Qualifications

    • B.Sc / HND in Mining Engineering, Geology or a subject related to mining.


    • 5/8 years experience in quarry operations.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Technical Competencies:

    • Good knowledge raw material chemistry.
    • Computer literate (Word, excel, MS project, lotus note).
    • Good knowledge of quality management systems (ISO 9002)
    • Good planning skills.

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Good interpersonal relationship
    • Result oriented

    Managerial Competencies:

    • Team leadership skill
    • Good aptitude for organization and communication
    • Result oriented with high decision making capacity/ self confidence
    • High level of initiative
    • Anticipative

    Language Requirements

    • Professional Proficiency in English Language.

    Method of Application

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