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Senior Exploration Geologist (Base Metals / Greenfields / Portuguese / Geoscience ) – Angola, Africa

Angola, Angola
Job Description:
  • Reporting to the Exploration Manager for Southern Africa, will be required to add significant value to our client by discovery of world class resources in multi commodity Greenfields exploration programs.
  • The Senior Geologist will lead the exploration of one or more frontier districts and contribute to a high functioning discovery team through;
    • Identification of high-quality prospects and targets 
    • Leadership of a small discovery project team
    • The selection, application and management of the appropriate exploration tools and methods
    • Recognition and application of innovative tools and practises.
  • The incumbent is required to be an experienced discovery geologist and project manager with a strong understanding of the application of Mineral System methodologies to target superior value deposits.
  • In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, lead the development of a portfolio of prospects and targets to be evaluated and tested.
  • Lead the discovery activities of one or more district-scale projects (>2,500km2)
  • Ensure the application of appropriate and innovative discovery tools and techniques
  • Mentor and train a small team of project and graduate geoscientists
  • Lead the discovery activities, including but not limited to;
    • Selection and management of drilling contractors, 
    • Oversight of the remote field camps, 
    • The logging, sampling and interpretation of all drilling activities
    • design and compilation of geochemical studies
    • 3D interpretation of all geoscientific data 
  • Management of the project budget
  • Preparing high level reports of work completed
  • Implement, endorse and monitor programs in support of the SHEC strategy through participation in and commitment to SHEC procedures and initiatives.
  • Undertake initiatives and execute work programs to ensure leading practice is employed and social licenses are maintained.
Requirements: Qualifications and Skills
  • Tertiary degree in Geosciences & a Post-graduate qualification in geoscience, e.g. MSc in Economic Geology
  • High level knowledge and understanding of: 
  • Sediment-hosted and magmatic mineralisation
  • Geosciences (geology, geochemistry, geophysics, structural).
  • Exploration tools, techniques and methods (computer modelling, spatial analysis of geological data sets)
  • Mineral systems and mineral deposits. 
  • Basin analysis
  • GIS & 3D/4D modelling software (ArcGIS, GeoSoft, Leapfrog)
  • Integration of data sets
  • A minimum of ten years exploration experience
  • A minimum of five years working in Africa
  • A minimum of three years in a field leadership role
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese and English 
  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and the important role of consistently demonstrating required behaviours and championing safety values
  • Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • 4 Weeks / 2 Week Roster
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Vivienne Gower
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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