Mining Job : Manager Mine Technical Services with OK Tedi Mine

 Ok Tedi has operated successfully in the Star Mountains of the Western Province, PNG for over 35 years. We are a business focused on the safe and profitable development of our ore reserves for the benefit of the people of PNG. We recognise and respect the environment and the communities within which we operate.

At Ok Tedi we seek to continuously improve our operational performance and competitive position among other producers. Safety, gender diversity, respect for the environment, teamwork, and meeting our commitments are all fundamental to our success.

We aim to employ and develop the most talented and motivated team players. In return, we offer very competitive terms, and excellent career opportunities for those who perform.


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Reporting to the Deputy General Manager Mining, you will be responsible for the safety, management and performance of the Mine Technical Services Department providing effective leadership and technical support to the Mining Business Unit.

Your role will involve:

  • Providing effective leadership and technical support and guidance in the areas of Geotechnical & Hydrogeology, Mine Planning, Survey and Geology;
  • Development of practical designs, plans and solutions incorporating all technical aspects to ensure a safe, efficient and productive mining environment; 
  • Coordinating the mine’s annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes and ensuring results are delivered to stakeholder’s expectations;
  • Identify business risks and opportunities, develop short and long-term business and improvement outcomes; and
  • Ensuring compliance with OTML standards, policies and procedures and other government regulations including the PNG Mining (Safety) Act.

To be considered, you must possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or related discipline;
  • Over 20 years’ experience in mining resources / mining sector, of which 10+ years’ experience is in managerial roles;
  • In-depth knowledge and application in Open Pit mining operations, planning & scheduling and technical fields;
  • Mineral processing, metallurgical knowledge and underground mining experience as well as PNG Mine Manager’s Certification, or ability to acquire, are considered desirable; and
  • Understanding of cultural diversity and project delivery through a multicultural team.


This is an even time FIFO role with an option to elect for Residential status and relocate family to site.

 The successful candidate must be committed to OTML’s values of Safety, Environment, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Performance and Sustainability.

How to apply 

If this role appeals to you, please visit ‘Our Careers’ page and apply on-line at by Friday 28th January 2022.

Apply online through the link below. 


OTML is committed to gender diversity. Females are encouraged to apply.

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