MINE ECONOMICS REF NO: DMRE/2020/0048

MINE ECONOMICS REF NO: DMRE/2020/0048

SALARY: R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE: North West, Klerksdorp Regional Office.

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Mining Engineering, Mine Surveying, Geology, Mineral Resource Management, my Economics or Valuation, Accounting and or Economics PLUS the following competencies: Knowledge of Understanding of Government policy and procedures, regarding valuations of mine and asset valuations. Understand the legal requirements related to mining and applications. In-depth knowledge of mine economics. Management principles. Ability to analyse market demand for minerals and quantify potential revenue from mineral production. Ability to quantify capital and operational cost related to mining methods and prospecting plants. Ability to identify regulatory costs and how they impact on mining business plans. Ability to generate discounted cash flows and evaluate business plans for mining projects. Understand coordinated economic development process and the ability to initiate linkages between mining projects and other economic development opportunities. Skills: Management skills. Communication skills between government departments, business organizations and institutions at the executive level. Financial and accounting skills in relation to mining projects. Computer literacy. Ability to work under pressure and as part of the team; Ability to perform routine tasks.

DUTIES: Manage the adjudication of mineral project applications for prospecting, mining rights/permits in terms MPRDA as well as the sustainability of mining operations. Compile ROD. Adjudicate/evaluate transactional application (sections 11, 18, 20 and 102) and compile submission to the Director-General for approval. Provide full participation in the Regional Licence Committee including REMDEC. Ensure database entries for adjudications is fully maintained. Conduct compliance inspections on all prospecting and mining operations where rights are granted. Ensure/Conduct inspections in line with the approved PWP & MWP. Compile the inspection report as well as moderate compliance inspections conducted by my Economist. Apply section 93 for non-compliant and compile and issue them with notice. Participate and advice on mine and asset verification for tax purposes. Receive invites to evaluate mines assets to determine the retail/market value. Conduct verification to determine the type of assets. Identify and classify assets in line with the approved assets category (movable or immovable assets). Apply mathematical formulas as prescribed in terms of accounting standards to evaluate the assets. Apply section 11,18 and 102 and compile assets evaluation report.

ENQUIRIES: Mr P Nethwadzi Tel No: (018) 487 4300

NOTE: A Valid Driver’s Licence

CLOSING DATE: 04 January 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be limited to 10 megabytes and be as a PDF document. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.

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