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Assistant Materials Manager - Falkland Islands


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The Falkland Islands Government is looking to recruit an Assistant Materials Manager.

The place

The Falkland Islands are a unique and dramatically beautiful environment set in the South Atlantic Ocean. 

The Falkland Islands Government is offering an exciting opportunity for those who would like to live and contribute to this friendly community which benefits from unique wildlife, negligible pollution, low crime rates, the absence of traffic jams, a varied social calendar and enjoys the close proximity of South America and Antarctica as holiday destinations.

The job

Based in our busy and well established Quarry/Asphalt plant, the postholder will be required to assist in the day to day running of all aspects of the Materials section including the forward planning and development of the plant itself.  Duties will also include implementing modern working practices, assisting in the implementation of Quality Management Schemes as required and working with staff to ensure that targets and objectives are met in a safe and timely manner. 

The post will be for a period of two years in the first instance.

Applicants should hold BSc Minerals Management or 10 years relevant work experience in a role of similar seniority, be a Member of the Institute of Quarrying or Institute of Asphalt and it would be desirable to hold a Shotfiring and Blast Design Certificate from Orica, proven experience and knowledge of hard rock quarrying and must hold a valid driving licence.

The package 

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Eligibility for a 25% gratuity of basic salary earned over the period of appointment, payable at the end of the contract
  • Airfares for the post holder (and dependents) at the beginning and end of contract, as well as mid-contract return flights 
  • A relocation grant
  • Favourable income tax rates

For more information, a detailed job description and application form, please contact the Recruitment Officer, [email protected] Tel: 0050027420

Application forms should be returned to [email protected] at the latest by noon on Friday 20th of February 2020

Further information about the Falkland Islands can be found by visiting our website at

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