Site Manager (Administrative)

About the Unit

YARA  has a joint venture company in Ethiopia viz. ETHIOPOTASH BV.

Ethiopotash is working to develop a potash resource in Dallol based on the mining and exploration permits held through the company’s subsidiary. In this regard, we are looking to set up a project group, with locations in Addis Ababa and Dallol to work on the project.

The project is looking for Site Manager located in DALLOL (Afar Region) for a short term assignment ending June 2013.



  • Represent Ethioptash BV on site and with regional stake holders.
  • Coordinate activities performed by service providers and contractors on site.
  • Security management
  • Management of external stakeholders in line with the company’s starategy.
  • Assure compliance to all Yara HESQ standards.
  • Contract management and supervision of the main service provider at site.
  • Responsible for Ethiopotash’s personnel at site.
  • Management of assets and infrastructure
  • Assure appropriate procurement and personnel to support the drilling and other site activities
  • Cost and budgeting for site services and infrastructure.
  • Manage and control expenditure according to budgets
  • Assure compliance with all administrative and reporting requirements
  • Reporting progress on operational work
  • Assure a good working environment at site.


  • Minimum:  Bachelor’s degree
  • Specialisation within Project Management is an advantage
  • Specialisation within HESQ is an advantage
  • Minimum : 10 years relevant experience
  • Experience in operations management on remote construction site or remote mining operations is an advantage
  • HR responsibility


Ethiopia / Dallol

Job Type

Work Hours

Application deadline

Blen Getachew
Office Manager
[email protected]