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Group Exploration Manager - London based - travel to West Africa


We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Group Exploration Manager to lead our exploration teams, carry out target generation, identify new business opportunities, and maximise mineral resource growth through the application of expert geological skills and understanding of orogenic gold systems.  As a key and vital role within the company, we are seeking a high calibre individual, a passionate explorationist with a strong desire to make a new discovery and a previous track record of exploration success within West Africa.  The successful candidate will be a can do person, someone who wants to take full responsibility for the performance and effectiveness of the exploration group’s performance.    


The principal objective of the role is drive safe and efficient exploration successes in highly prospective terrains to maximize the mine life and profitability of the company’s mining operations and increasing the value of the company through discovering new deposits. 


The Person

We are looking for someone who has the following skills set;

             +15 years exploration experience with at least 5 years in a similar role

             Previous West African experience would be advantageous

             Prior experience at managing large and multiple exploration budgets

             Astute explorationist with a track record of discoveries or successful resource definition          programs

             Clear and effective communicator, with strong management and presentation skills

             Update to date GIS and 3-D software mapping and modelling skills

             Proficient at geophysical data interpretation and ability to integrate multiple data sets

             Proven technique for systematic generation and ranking of exploration targets

             Ability to work in a small dynamic team environment

             Willingness to train, mentor and share experience to develop exploration geologists

             Ability to make sound business judgements when assessing new business opportunities 

             Preferably with a working understanding of French

             Cost awareness and ability to prepare annual budgets and monthly reports

             Accustomed to working overseas, knowing how to respect local customs and traditions

Conditions & Expectations

The role will be

             London based with regular visits to West Africa 

             Ability to work flexible hours

             Competitive salary and conditions commensurate with the individuals experience

The Company

You will be working within a small, ambitous and energetic gold focused company that has multi-million ounces in resources across West Africa.  The role will play a key part in the future success of the company and as such a highly motivated person is being sought to complement our diverse and driven team.

Applications to be submitted by Monday 27th September.

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