MPI Executive

Our mission is clear; to assist mining employers and executives, make great appointments, the first time.

  • We merge deep knowledge of executive search; comprehensive databases, extensive networks and targeted research methodology, with unparalleled knowledge of the resources sector.
  • A blue-chip miner can be akin to a factory, a $5m IPO to an R&D start up and the vagaries of ore bodies, determine mining and processing methods. These things should influence appointments.
  • We get this innately and consequently spend more time assisting you make great choices based on cultural fit. Get this right and executive and board relationships succeed handsomely and ultimately drive elite performance.

In addition to Scott & Tony, our executive search team includes ex mining industry senior managers with collectively 60+ years of mining industry recruitment experience.

Executive Search and Selection

Successful senior resource industry appointments require the attention of experts who understand search and what it takes to succeed at executive level in today’s global mining industry.

Unparalleled sourcing experience:
  • Articulation of requirements
  • Building forensic briefs
  • Designing diverse attraction strategies to tap multiple talent pools.
Supported selection:
  • Detailed experience profiles
  • Qualification verification
  • Triple mode interviews; phone, video and in person.
  • Psychometric profiling and, where appropriate, aptitude assessments.
  • Comprehensive reports inclusive of recommendations, drive a truly consultative approach to executive resourcing.

Regularly described by MPI’s clients, as the most comprehensive and value driven approach in the market today.

Board Appointments

  • Mining industry boards are often small but need oversight of many professional disciplines.
  • Reduce the risk of board “group think” that can come from an overreliance on appointments from a limited number of known options.
  • A truly independent consulting service, specialising in mining board appointments.
  • We source high quality director candidates, and support you evaluating the very best available option, no matter where they came from.

Talent Mapping

The MPI Talent Mapping service delivers a comprehensive overview of current and future mining executives against specific criteria including competitor employers, roles, commodities, location and remuneration.

A Talent Map will:
  • Enable you to see who could fill your future requirements
  • Benchmark your internal succession plans against top external talent
  • Inform strategies such as localisation and diversity.

Organisation Design

  • As mining organisations change, so should their structures
  • Our service assists you design fit-for-purpose structures, tailored to the mining industry and aimed at driving elite performance across all metrics
  • In the dynamic world of mining, best of breed organisation design, should not be about “lines and boxes” but rather about defining decision rights and accountability, with zero bottlenecks.
  • Our work assists you evaluate, design and choose, the most appropriate model to deliver your strategic imperatives.