fast-growing gold mining company with operations and exploration tenements
seeks an Exploration Manager with previous African experience.
Reporting to the Corporate V.P. of Exploration, you will
manage the region's geologists and external consultants / drillers.
Excellent communications and management skills will be required to
successfully manage local geologists and outside contractors in near-mine
and other exploration properties. Proven technical skills
are required to assume leadership in the identification, evaluation and
acquisition of mineral resource opportunities. This is a chance
to obtain a leading role in a highly prospective gold mining region.
Responsibilities will include:
- Managing the day-to-day
exploration activities at the mine site and regional level.
- Defining and updating
the exploration strategy in line with the short-term and long-term business
- Providing technical geological
leadership for acquisition, exploration and development programs.
- Interfacing with government,
resource owners and related institutions regarding the Company's
efforts to develop mineable resources.
- Developing, mentoring,
focusing and retaining a competent exploration team capable of achieving
the Company's objectives.
- Undergraduate degree
in Geology is required. Advanced degree would be an asset.
Qualifications & Experience:
- The successful candidate
will have a minimum of seven to ten years exploration geology experience,
with some years in a management role.
- Proven skills and performance
records in the areas of technical assessment, project management/leadership,
evaluation/decision making, and negotiation/ communication.
- Experience in the application
and use of computer driven exploration concepts.
- Must be highly motivated
and able to influence and motivate others.
- Proficient in using computer
software (word processing, spreadsheets and databases).
in a safe and modern capital city with restaurants and entertainment,
the position is suitable for single or married (family) status applicants.
The comprehensive benefits package includes life insurance,
medical insurance, and 2-3 return flights home per year. Salary plus bonus
will be commensurate with experience.