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Reference Number: JAM

Job Description: 

A seasoned exploration geologist with a strong technical background in porphyry copper mineralization, to work on a major project in Sudan. The role will be responsible for the implementation and running of field-based exploration and geological program, to identify potential mineral deposits.


  • Design, implement and manage diverse field-based exploration programs, with specific focus on porphyry copper-gold mineralization
  • Monitoring geological staff, sample preparation and field activities
  • Ensuring compliance to company standard operating procedures
  • Overseeing reconnaissance to deposit-scale geological mapping exercises and the compilation of geological sections
  • Overseeing drilling and trenching operations, geochemical and geophysical surveying
  • Management of geological and logistical contractors and consultants
  • Compiling, incorporating and interpreting exploration data
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate exploration systems to improve and enhance exploration efficiencies
  • Implementing training and mentoring programs for exploration geologists and other staff

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Minimum BSC degree in Earth Sciences or Geology from a reputable tertiary institution
  • An MSC degree advantageous
  • Minimum 10 years’ mineral exploration experience 4 of which should be in exploration management
  • Minimum 5 years of porphyry copper- gold exploration experience
  • A member of a recognized professional organization
  • Strong track record in mineral exploration
  • Competent in the design, implementation and management of mineral exploration programs
  • Well versed in the industry reporting codes such as JORC
  • Strong experience with 3D modeling software programs

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Rotation is 9/3
  • Business class flights to and from site

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