Senior Geologist (Mining / Copper / Exploration / Nickle) – Angola, Central Africa

Central Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 55 12 23 VG

Reference Number:  55 12 23 VG

Job Description:

Our client, an international mining house, is seeking a Senior Geologist who will be a key part of the exploration team, fostering the team's technical excellence, ensuring a Zero Harm culture, and adherence to SHEQ requirements and company values.


  • Participate in the planning and execution of discovery programmes and preparation of technical proposals and progress reports.
  • Integrate and analyse multi-disciplinary datasets in multiple dimensions at appropriate scales, delivering synoptic and practical recommendations.
  • Identify and evaluate possible new opportunities at different exploration scales and stages, applying both technical and commercial / business approaches.
  • Collaborate in the development and continuous improvement of the management of multidisciplinary geoscientific data.
  • Participate in effective data compilation, generation, integration and interpretation; and selection and application of appropriate exploration tools.
  • Lead the planning and execution of field evaluation and testing of programmes.
  • Collaboration across the SHEQ, data, logistical and administrative parts of the team on a wide range of themes including contractor management and permitting.
  • Participate in practical application of multi-disciplinary geoscience skills, driving for appropriate data relevance, resolution and quality.
  • Promote the delivery of projects through collaboration with the Discovery Manager.
  • Ensure the professional development of their direct reports, defining clear performance and development objectives.
  • Execute designated project components to plan and be within budget.
  • Lead by example, with attitude and conduct that pursues the highest standards of sustainable and socially acceptable exploration.
  • Support delivery of the sustainability activities as relevant to the work programs to ensure leading practice is employed and social licenses are maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and social requirements as relevant to discipline, including commitments to stakeholders.
  • Participate in processes that build relationships with key local stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to the purpose-led, high-performing culture that is aligned with the company values, is inclusive and promotes diversity and an environment in which each person has the opportunity to reach their potential.
  • Ensure the professional development of any direct reports, defining clear performance and development objectives.
  • Lead compliance of activities with external (legislative, regulatory, permitting) local requirements as a minimum level of site performance.
  • Act as a role model and reinforce a workplace culture where SHEQ is paramount.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in mineral exploration.
  • Degree in geology or geosciences.
  • Further study or development in relevant topics such as economic geology, geochemistry, structural geology, geophysics (desirable).
  • In-depth understanding of different mineral systems and commodities.
  • English and Portuguese language proficiency.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  •  FIFO

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Vivienne Gower at

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Vivienne Gower

Managing Director

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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