Manager - Technical Exploration

  • Negotiable
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Mining, Minerals & Metals

A company focusing on advanced exploration & growth is looking to add to their knowledge-base in the commodities they explore by adding to their management team with an Australian-based Manager - Technical Exploration. This person will lead a small, tight-knit team of geologists and corporate figures.

The ideal individual will have a varied background with commodities but given the growth in several areas of industrial minerals, critical minerals and rare earths (as well as your standard hard rock commodities) the company wouldn't mind someone with experience across a number of metals and minerals exploration.

The duties & qualifications for this Manager - Technical Exploration role include:

  • A leader that can oversee and direct the portfolio of greenfields exploration, drilling programs, development of JORC-compliant Mineral Resources from a management perspective
  • Previous consulting experience would be highly regarded due to the variance within their track record - but not a pre-requisite
  • Manage geological block models, drilling programs
  • Experience in evaluation, strategic planning, and management of advanced exploration and grassroots exploration
  • Proven track record in leadership
  • Interact with departments that lead mine planning, metallurgy and marketing
  • Support functions withing resource and reserves including a heavy lean towards growth potential and the Life of Mine plans
  • A competent person for the Reserve and Resource process
  • Manage consultants and mentor junior members of the team
  • Communicate and interact with all levels from site to boardroom - be able to talk to various 'audiences'
  • Liaise with regulators to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the business
  • Commercial acumen for developing exploration projects with a myriad of commodities (not just hard rock but rare earths, industrial minerals & critical minerals too given their growth and the company's interest in these moving forward)
  • Understand and ensure compliance are meting best-in-class standards
  • A BSc, MSc or PhD tertiary qualifications in Geology/ Geoscience or similar
  • Resource / Reserve management
  • Experience in evaluation, strategic planning, and management of advanced exploration and grassroots exploration
  • Experience working overseas at some stage would also be highly regarded

If you'd be interested in a long term journey in a Manager - Technical Exploration role with potential growth attached to it, please click apply now where Jon Taylor will handle your application in confidence.

Jon Taylor Principal Consultant - Exploration, Geology and Technical
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