Closing Date:  01/04/2021

MRM Assistant


Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To collect geoscience field and laboratory test work data and ensure its availability for analysis and interpretation

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Collects and processes samples from various mineral resources management sections in accordance with set MRM standards and procedures.
  • Conducts laboratory test works in accordance with set MRM standards such as Point load tests for rock strength tests and captures data in hard copies and electronic databases
  • Processes and provides first line interpretation of geoscience field data and reports results according to set standards and guidelines
  • Performs basic maintenance of equipment by nspecting, cleaning and carrying out minor repairs, Calibrating specific equipment in line with specifications, Keeping inventory and initiating replenishments of equipment, consumables and critical spares

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Certificate in Geoscience Field Techniques


2 years in field based geoscience or mining environment

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Time Management
  • MRM Technical Skills

Behavioral Competencies

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Organisational Awareness

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Fixed Term Contract