The Valcol Group is looking for an Exploration Geologist

Exploration Geologist

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Exploration Geologist

  • Post Date:December 20, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Urgent applicants are invited to fill this role.

The successful person shall work within a team but expected to deliver independently in execution of some duties.

The role will be responsible for continually defining, identifying and delivering value by assessing, securing and managing the geological resources of the pipeline projects.

The position also seeks to support resource and reserve growth in a predictable and sustainable manner through establishing a resource assessment, identification and conversion program for the pipeline projects and other opportunities that present from time to time.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reporting to the Group Business Development Manager, the role is responsible for;
  • Continually defining, identifying and delivering value by assessing, securing and managing the geological resources of the Pipeline Projects.
  • Support resource and reserve growth in a predictable and sustainable manner through establishing a resource assessment, identification and conversion program for the Pipeline Projects and other opportunities.
  • Develop opportunity screening scopes of work, screening assessment planning, screening assessment execution through the coordination of activities by internal and external subject matter experts.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Drive the Geology discipline of the pre-feasibility and feasibility work for Pipeline projects.
  • Coordinate the multi-disciplinary scope of work for new opportunities that present from time to time.
  • Responsible for continually identifying and delivering value by securing and managing the Pipeline geological resources for both Brownfields resource and reserve development and Greenfields exploration opportunities.
  • Design multiyear resource reserve upgrade drill plan aligned to operations 3- 5-year growth plans and targets.
  • Drive budget input and promotion of capital funding for drill programme (diamond core preferable to acquire structural information) and reserve development over a period of years, including development of handling infrastructure and refinement of process systems.
  • Execution of drilling programme in an annual phased approach with Year 1 results informing Year 2.
  • Implement the agreed drilling and other programs to provide resource and reserve estimates.
  • Evaluate and sequence the commencement of both Greenfield and Brownfield opportunities.
  • Reconcile plans covering the proposed entire mining value chain and infrastructure, as defined in relevant international guidelines such as SAMREC, JORC and NI 43-101.
  • Organize multi-disciplinary teams to deliver the operational, exploration and evaluation reporting process according to relevant international guidelines such as JORC.
  • Ensuring Pipeline geological work is digitalized driving and ensuring appropriate record keeping on both greenfield and brownfield opportunities in a safe and ordered manner.
  • Developing and recommending strategies and budgets for land acquisitions and other projects to develop the resource/reserve position of the group.
  • Coordinating a multi-disciplinary team, giving enough autonomy, and showing clearly their input in the tasks and the preparation of work.
  • Delivering high-level view supported by clear and concise reporting to all levels of management.
  • To play a leading role in the identification, exploration and modelling of resources and reserves for the group projects.

Experience and qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Geology, with proven experience in operations and managing technical teams.
  • Minimum 5 years proven industry experience in mining operations, preferably gold and / or other precious metals.
  • Minimum professional accreditation with a suitable organization or body to qualify in time as a competent person in any of the SAMREC, JORC and NI 43-101 guidelines.
  • Capable to work with Geology software.
  • Understand the exploration Geology and Mining of greenstone belts.
  • Strong digital preference in ways of working.
  • Understand the mineral industry, mass flows, chemistry and value chain of gold processing.
  • Capacity to organize and execute multiple projects linked to current operations and growth in an efficient manner.
  • Capacity to adapt to the constant changes and demands of the Zimbabwean business environment.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to Senior Management.

Send CV to Colin Roberts: [email protected]