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Senior Mine Geologist

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Geologist Jobs, Mine Operations - Other Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs, Miner Jobs
Minerals:
Base metals, Copper, Gold, Open pit
Country:
Africa, Mauritania
Region:
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
16-Apr-19
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
505631

Responsibilities include:

* Demonstration of a "safety first" focus by providing a strong contribution to the site safety culture and programs;
* Develop and manage procedures and systems to allow the timely and accurate collection of geological information to optimise metal extraction.
* Ensure quality and continuous improvement are pursued.
* Supervise, coach and mentor geological team members to optimise quality and team effectiveness.
* Develop, maintain and document geological models.
* Manage all mediums of geological data to enable accurate integration into the mine planning process to optimise metal extraction and extend the life of the mine.
* Ensure that daily ore production data is accurately reported.
* Assist in the compilation of weekly development and production forecast.
* Conduct performance planning and reviews with the Geology team;
* Other routine in-pit mine geology activities as may be required;
* This is a leadership role with direct reports and responsibility to train junior level geoscientists.

The appointee will have:

* Well-entrenched safety and quality principles;
* A recognized geoscience tertiary qualification;
* Minimum of five (5) years' experience in mining/mineral exploration required
* Well-entrenched safety and quality principles.
* Demonstrated leadership, initiative and project management capability required
* Proficiency using 3D modelling, geostatistical and database software required;
* Experience specifically with acQuire, ArcGIS, Vulcan and Leapfrog software preferred;
* Ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to work closely with peers at all levels required;
* Familiarity with logging diamond core, RC chips and sampling processes required
* A high level of scientific and analytical ability.
* Proven high levels of integrity and a reputation for the same.

Behavioural qualities:

* Emotionally mature and motivated
* High level of integrity
* Quality oriented
* Attention to detail
* Tenacious
* Energetic and resilient
* Adaptable
* Assertive.

Operational requirements:

* Medically fit
* In possession of a valid passport and driver's licence.

Closing Date:
13/05/2019

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