Chief Resource Geologist

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    Roster 6/3 weeks
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  • Date:

    20 August 2019
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- Generate, review, update and manage the Mineral Resources of site for both existing and new deposits (both open pit and underground)
- Update mineral resources estimations and models for end of year and budget as per Companies guidelines
- Liaise and assist Mine Geology and Mine Planning with technical input in Optimization parameters
- Provide assistance to Head Office on Technical Reporting on Resource and Reserve Estimations
- Manage the Database, Sampling and QAQC Processes of both Exploration and Mine Geology
- Assist in strategic business plan and evaluation of exploration projects and pipeline developments
- Maintain a working environment which ensures that Geology staff gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programs;
- Provide leadership and technical support to the geology team to ensure a sound working environment for the team to gain new skills by developing and implementing training and mentoring
- Provide practical leadership to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to site safety standards that exceed world industry standards and any applicable legislation;


- Degree in Geology, Geological Engineering or Mining Engineering;
- Minimum of 10 years experience in Gold Mining of which 5 years in Resource Modeling and Estimation;
- Advanced Skills in Geological Block Modeling, Sampling and assaying techniques, QAQC and Database management, Geological and lithological Modelling and methodologies, Reconciliation Processes
- Excellent Computer skills in: Datamine Mining Software, Leapfrog, DataShed Database and MS Office Software package;
- Skills in Geological Budget Preparation
- Knowledge of the Birimian geology of West Africa and Gold mineralization styles
- FIFO experience in Africa or a developing country which requires systematic coaching and training of employe


- Location: Burkina Faso, Centre-Nord region, Namantenga province, 200km from Ouagadougou
- Working schedule: 6 weeks on  - 3 weeks off rotational basis;
- Competitive package of salary, benefits and annual bonus scheme;
- Medical and life insurance, in and out flights within the rotation schedule, accommodation and meals at the mine site
- Working in a multi-cultural environment;
- Continuous professional development.

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