Ministry of Solid Minerals Vacancy on Director General/Chief Executive Officer (Kaduna)

The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development is responsible for identifying the nation’s solid minerals, advising government on the formulation and execution of laws and regulations guiding the various stages of prospecting, quarrying and mining; and handling sale and consumption of solid minerals in the country, through the issuance of Permits, Licenses, Leases and Collection of rents, Fees and Royalties. It was established in 1985 as a bold attempt by the Nigerian Government to spur the rapid and beneficial development of the country’s solid mineral resources. We are an agency set up to unlock the economic potentials of the solid minerals sub-sector. It’s also an agency that is set up to unlock the economic potentials of the solid minerals in different sub-sector of the Nigeria resources. Her mission statement is to explore the mineral endowment, spread it across all the nation and also establishment a vibrant metal industry for wealth creation, employment generation, poverty reduction, promotion of rural economy and significant contribution to the gross domestic product of Nigeria, with a driving vision of transforming Nigerian Mineral and Metal Sector into irresistible Mining destination for global capital, attracting foreign direct investment to grow the sector to optimum level.

In view of the above, the ministry has opened up doors for suitably qualified Nigerian candidates to fill in the below position:


Job location; Nigeria

Job position; Director General/Chief Executive Officer

Job Department; National Steel Raw Material Exploration Agency (NSRMEA)

Job Location; Kaduna

Core purpose of the job is to take full responsibility for the execution of policies and general day to day running of the affairs of the Agency, which will be running for a period of four years, and it is still renewable.

Discipline Required;

The candidate should possess at least a Masters Degree from a recognized Institution in a discipline related to the mandate of the Agency;

Should have had at least 25 years post-graduation experiences with five (5) at least in a management role

The candidate should possess a combination of technical, managerial and leadership abilities, which includes, but not limited to:

Excellent leadership skill/qualities and strategic vision coupled with organizational and managerial skills;

Scientific and technical competence with demonstrable knowledge of mineral processing; and

Demonstrable knowledge of the issues, laws and regulations of the Nigerian Mining Sector.

Be a member of a professional Association relevant to the activities of the Centre will be a plus.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit 15 printed copies of their Applications, current and detailed Curriculum Vitae, accompanied with photocopies of Credentials giving the following information in it:

Personal bio data:

Full Names, Date of Birth, State of Origin, Marital Status, Contact Address, email and Telephone Number (s).

Educational Qualifications:

Institutions Attended with Dates, Qualifications Obtained with Dates, Membership of Professional Bodies; Prizes, Distinction/Awards obtained.

Work Experience:

Present Employer, Position and Salary; Previous Position held with Dates is necessary;

List of relevant publications (starting form the most recent) in professional Journals or elsewhere;

Any other relevant information is a plus to support your documents, like;

Three Names and addresses of your referees (not relations) who can attest for you.

All candidate should submitted to:

The Honourable Minister,

Ministry of Mines and Steel Development,

2, Luanda Street off Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent,

Wuse II,


 Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted 


Closing Date of Application;

24th July, 2017.


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