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Director, Asset Management


POSITION Director, Asset Management

NATURE OF BUSINESS:. Metals Processing and Smelting Operations

JOB LOCATION: Tsumeb, Namibia

REPORTS TO: Managing Director

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility and leadership for the Asset Management, which provides an integrated service that contributes to the overall operational objectives and financial sustainability of the Company


  • B.Eng or B.Sc (Hons) degree (majoring in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering) or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 8) from a recognised university or institution is essential
  • Professional registration as an Engineer at ECN or ECSA
  • Post Graduate business qualification would be an advantage
  • Should have a minimum of twelve years’ experience in an asset management or maintenance environment
  • Should have at least 6 years managerial experience
  • Mining industry experience is an advantage


  • Develop a maintenance strategy and align this with the business operational objectives concerning the optimal utilisation of resources
  • Assess the technical suitability of order requirements
  • Assign work to the maintenance team and ensure supervision to make sure that specifications and timelines are met
  • Make effective and well informed contributions to the development of a business plan for the company
  • SHEQ Management
  • Make effective and well informed contributions to the development of a business plan for the company
  • Budgeting & Reporting
  • Management of Human Resources (subordinates)
  • Identify and make appropriate recommendations for modification requirements


Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.