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Principal Mineral Resource Geologist - South Africa

Principal Mineral Resource Geologist

Johannesburg, South Africa


Are you a seasoned mineral resource geologist? Have you worked on multiple deposit and mineralisation styles?  Do you want to help build a regional geology team?

Mining Plus is currently seeking a Principal Mineral Resource Geologist to join our Johannesburg office. You will apply your Resource Geology experience to provide recommendations to Mining Plus clients and projects across a variety of commodities.

It is essential that the applicant is a seasoned professional with extensive mine geology, resource development and resource estimation experience, and exposure to the consulting environment will be beneficial.

The role is full-time, based out of Johannesburg, South Africa primarily covering the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Domestic and international travel is a requirement of this role.

Please apply directly HERE  or Click on "Apply Now" which will direct you to the same application page.


Duties Include:

·       Project Management and leadership of geological studies

·       Participate in Due Diligence and Audit projects

·       Mineral Resource estimation including sign-off as Competent/Qualified Person

·       Business development and proposals preparation

·       Leading and building the EMEA geology team

·       Training and systems implementations

·       Cross-functional liaison with other disciplines (eg: Geotechnical, Metallurgical, Engineering) to produce maximum value-add outcomes for clients

·       Business improvement projects

·       Mentoring team members


Desired Skills and Experiences:

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Relevant tertiary qualifications in Geology

·       A minimum of 15 years relevant experience

·       A proven track record in mine geology or near-mine exploration

·       Experience in geological interpretation and 3D modelling

·       High level of competence in Geostatistical Analysis

·       Experience in the Estimation of Mineral Resources

·       Experience in multiple deposit and mineralisation styles

·       Experience managing technical and operational teams

·       Mineral Resource estimation and sign-off ability under JORC and NI 43-101

·       Highly attuned due diligence skills for exploration, development and operations

·       Peer review and technical guidance for team members

·       The ability to allocate work to team members

·       Advanced competency in the use of geological software packages such as Datamine, LeapFrog, Vulcan, Surpac etc.

·       The ability to work autonomously

·       Highly developed business acumen and professional network

·       Most importantly: proactivity, energy and will to learn


At Mining Plus, we think that Mining is Awesome! We have a passion for our great industry, the inspiring people within it and the amazing projects we get to work on. Our Vision is to develop a high-performance culture and be known as the best professional mining experts on the planet!

We are a global team of over 160 expert mining professionals working from 10 different offices, across multiple continents all operating as One Team. Corporately we are a part of the Byrnecut Group who are renown specialist underground mining contractors employing more than 4,000 people globally. Our customers range from services, exploration and mining companies on a global scale. Our core capability centres around Geology, Geotechnical Engineering and Mining Engineering, covering all hard rock mineral commodities across the project value chain which are enhanced by strategic alliances in other core disciplines.

The perfect scenario is for us to go from project conceptual stage (Define - Corporate), right through feasibility study work (Plan – Consulting) to project delivery (Operate – Contracting). We have a unique ability to integrate seamlessly with customer’s project teams to deliver results with the flexibility of working remotely or mobilising to site.

Although we work by our Company values of:

·       Action

·       Accountability

·       Diligence

We live by our internal values of:

·       Get it right the first time

·       Own it as if it is our own

·       Go the extra mile

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