Mining & Excavation (Mineral Resources) Director Job in Kenya

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Mining & Excavation (Mineral Resources) Director Job in Kenya

Mining & Excavation (Mineral Resources) Director

Terms of Service: – Permanent and Pensionable 

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • To lead the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies to deliver profitable mining and geology services within the county;
  • To facilitate the mapping of mining opportunities and other extractable resources through partnership with relevant authorities and stakeholders in the county
  • Promote innovation and the use of leading-edge technology in the mining and geological prospects undertaken by the miners;
  • Develop clear policies to facilitate management and creating of environment friendly mining and excavation of natural resources in the county.
  • Ensure that the mine and its related surface and underground operations remain safe and efficient;
  • Provide technical knowledge and management skills at all stages of mining, and to assess the impact these structures have on their surrounding environment;
  • Assist miners develop new technology for extraction of materials from nature and processing them for additional value;
  • Ensure proper operation in mines;
  • Plan, operate, manage the extraction of valuable rocks/mineral and reclaim mines and mining facilities for both surface and underground mineral deposits to provide raw materials and energy resources needed to sustain modern civilization, at a maximum efficiency, least cost and under the safest condition and environmentally conscientious manner.
  • Assist miners know what the mine is going to be like in short-mid and long term, and of course, look for new ways to optimize processes using engineering
  • Develop strategies, business plans/budgets and business development to establish and grow the mining and geology sub sector into a profitable and successful business with a diverse capability profile, a depth of skills and professional personnel and an enduring level of client and partner/associate loyalty that fits in with the County’s overall strategy;
  • Create technical solutions for mine design, scheduling, costing and tracking problems. Typically working on a particular time or scale setting i.e. day to day schedule vs life of mine or the next blast vs. the whole mine design;
  • Ensure that miners extract minerals of interest from the ground following mining regulations, optimizing economics and dealing with social and environmental implications.

Qualifications for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of Bachelor of Applied Science, Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering or any relevant degree from a University recognized in Kenya,
  • Minimum 5 years combined experience in mining production and engineering with knowledge of metallurgical processes of which one year of experience at a supervisory level;
  • Previous experience in the sector including evaluation of mineral properties, and financial, taxation is an asset,
  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams;
  • Ability to think strategically;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills;
  • Motivation and organization skills;
  • Demonstrated team playing abilities
  • A strong network of mining industry contacts in Kenya;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


  • All Directors report to the relevant Chief Officers in their Departments.
  • Additional information and proper job descriptions on the advertised positions are available on the website at
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence.
  • Shortlisted candidates for all advertised positions will be required to provide copies of relevant documents from the under-listed authorities.
    • Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application letters together with curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, and testimonials, as well as national identity card or passport and any other relevant documents, either electronically through the County website: or physically delivered to the Homa Bay County Public Service Board Offices in Homa Bay Town through hand delivery or through Post Office using the address below. Applicants should clearly indicate the position(s) applied for on top of the envelope addressed to:

Office of the Chief Executive Officer,

Homa Bay County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 95 – 40300,


Homa Bay County is an equal-opportunity employer, and women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply. Applications should be received on or before Tuesday, 14th  March  2023, at 5:00 P.M. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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