Senior Project Geologist (Exploration / Portuguese / Grassroots ) – Angola

  • Anywhere

CA Global

Reference Number: 2529VG

Job Description:
Our client is looking for a Senior Project Geologist who will provide excellence in the execution, supervision and management of safe exploration programs in Angola.

  • Oversee consistent application of Safety & Health principles in all discipline interactions and take personal responsibility for safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities
  • Act as a role model and reinforce a workplace culture where safety and health for the site is paramount
  • Provide an environment for on-site discipline to challenge and act on unsafe behaviors without repercussions
  • Consider safety and health impacts for communities in close proximity in decision-making within discipline
  • Obtain and maintain license to operate by collaborating with key stakeholders: potential JV partners, government institutions and SHEC professionals.
  • Ensure all field activities are conducted according to the clients SHEC Way.
  • Development and continual improvement of the Angola geoscientific dataset to enable innovative and successful evaluation of projects.
  • Ensure excellence in data management, collection, compilation, and interpretation.
  • Identify, rank and aid in the evaluation of projects for potential new business opportunities at different stages of exploration.
  • Support development of project proposals and drive project delivery through collaboration with the Exploration Manager and generative teams.
  • Compile and integrate multiple datasets and provide analysis and interpretation.
  • Collaborate with Geoscientific technical experts (geophysics, geochemistry etc.) to ensure projects are well defined, prioritised and tested.
  • Ensure application of technical excellence in exploration.
  • Produce internal and external progress reports with focus on different audiences.
  • Support the planning and implementation of field assessment of identified project opportunities.
  • Conduct field-based technical assessments of newly generated projects or third party opportunities.
  • Planning drilling programs / prepare drilling proposals.
  • Execute exploration program on budget and on plan.
  • Monitor and assess QA/QC of the various work flows to ensure best quality data is obtained
  • Regular, ongoing communication with both site and office based senior staff to ensure a coordinated operational effort
  • Manage site specific budgets and rosters
  • Contractor management and supervision, ensuring that all activities are executed following planned scopes and standards.
  • Technical mentoring of geologists to develop their capability in exploration
  • Contribute to a purpose-led, high-performing culture within the team that is aligned with the company values, is inclusive and promotes diversity:
  • Act as a role model and actively engage as a team member in all team processes.
  • Ensure that the discipline specific systems, symbols and behaviors reinforce desired culture and align values.
  • Support and contribute to the team development within discipline
  • Support peers within the discipline to have the knowledge and skills to perform their roles.
  • Contribute to knowledge and skill gaps and provide peer support as required

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant Degree in Geosciences (Essential)
  • Membership of a professional body (Desirable)
  • Post Graduate studies in Geosciences (Desirable)
  • Familiarity with Mineral Systems concepts
  • A minimum of ten years exploration experience;
  • A minimum of three years in a field leadership role;
  • African based field experience beneficial
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent technical network in Angola and Southern Africa

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Willingness to work in remote areas

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Vivienne Gower at [email protected]
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Vivienne Gower
Managing Director             
CA Mining
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