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Assistant Materials Manager - Falkland Islands


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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 a Diploma in Quarry Technology/Asphalt Technology, 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.

In addition applicants must have 3 years’ experience in a supervisory position within the industry, proven experience and knowledge of hard rock and quarrying and must hold a valid driving licence.

The package

  • Basic salary ranges from £29,029.00 per annum to £35,851.00 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
  • 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, Cable Cottage, Stanley, Falkland Islands Email: [email protected] Tel: 0050027421 or Fax: 0050027212.

Application forms should be returned to the Recruitment Officer at the latest by noon on Wednesday 31st May 2017.

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

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