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Mining Recruitment

Executives Online provides fast-track mining recruitment of Senior Managers and project staff into the mining industry globally.

The mining industry is undergoing great change, necessitating an innovative approach to mining recruitment.

Executives Online's operations in the UK, South Africa and Australia have noted a marked surge in clients requiring help recruiting Mining Executives and Project Directors – and we are uniquely positioned to deliver them, fast and cost-effectively.

The mining industry’s global and technology-driven nature means that our brief from the client is quite complex, focusing on capabilities in technology transformation, people management and often language ability.

The Changing Landscape of Mining

Following impressive injections of new capital by investors, mining companies now have to show they can convert investment projects into successful producing mines. A comprehensive analysis of AIM-listed mining companies by PricewaterhouseCoopers recently showed that the mining industry has delivered a substantial increase in investment, financed almost entirely through successful capital raisings. Understandably, these companies are fast-tracking new mining projects and seeking out new opportunities to take advantage of high commodity prices – and to do this most effectively, they need the right people, with the right skills, perspective and track record.

Our Mining Recruitment Focus Areas

Executives Online provides executive search, interim managers and project managers for any mining industry role in any relevant discipline, such as:

Our mining sector candidates have proven track records, working in some of the most dynamic geographies, technologies, companies and projects. For instance they have:

  • Strengthened operations and logistics teams at critical times
  • Transformed the cost base of the toughest operations
  • Introduced or strengthened existing operations enhancement programmes
  • Delivered massive productivity and process improvements to complex mines
  • Overseen the introduction of business-critical new technologies
  • Helped identify new markets
  • Led new product development and launch
  • Overseen production to ensure high quality and on-time deliveries
  • Integrated mining sector mergers and acquisitions