Why Williams Mining?

Trust is crucial. Delivering an unrivalled customer experience is of paramount importance to us. We are here for the long term. We take seriously the importance of understanding your business, culture and challenges to provide bespoke solutions. Developing great relationships grows from delivering good experiences. We believe in Relationship Equality. We are all part of the mining community, and we value candidates and clients the same.

Our passion is to see the African mining industry thrive. As a trusted talent advisor to our clients, we always assess the availability of internal talent as a first step in diagnosing the clients need. We look past the transactional aspects of traditional search, knowing that serving our clients needs with sustainable solutions invariably leads to long term relationships.

"Mining Headhunt & Advisory For"

1 Executive Search
2 Site Leadership
3 African Leadership
4 Corporate
5 Advisory
6 Environment, Social & Governance

Current Assignments

As an Executive Search firm, our current assignment section may sometimes not have content listed. That is because a high percentage of our work is confidential search. To discuss your career needs with us any point follow this link to connect with our leadership team.

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Derek’s involvement does not stop with the recruitment process, since first contact he has made a point to contact me on a regular basis to enquire about my progress in my role as well as my wellbeing.
George M.
Snr. Fixed Plant Advisor | Mid-Tier Copper Producer | DRC
We engaged Derek from Williams Mining to assist us with filling a role of internal auditor in our organisation. Derek was a pleasure to deal with and had good familiarity with our business and our needs.
Company Secretary and Financial Controller
It has been an absolute pleasure working with Williams Mining. Strong talent is the hallmark of the service they provide.
Head of Human Resources | Mozambique
I first worked with Lawrence from Williams Mining when I was newly appointed as General Manager at a very large North African gold mine. There was a need to refresh the senior management team, needing managers who were not only capable leaders but had the capacity to excite and energise their teams.
Former General Manager | Mid-Tier Gold Producer
Williams mining is a boutique mining employment consultancy specializing in expatriate recruitment primarily in Africa.It is a professional, prompt and efficient service that will be able to add significantly value to your enterprise at both management  and technical  levels.
Former CEO | Copper-Cobalt Producer
Derek was able to grasp the intricate traits needed to suit a role profile, while keeping in mind the conditions associated with expatiate placements in Africa. He isn’t just able to talk a mining role, it’s part of his experience and DNA. He knows his people and he never forgets a name.
Former Chief Operating Officer | Copper Producer