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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Senior Exploration Geologist at Shanta Mining Company LTD

 

 




SENIOR EXPLORATION GEOLOGIST at Shanta Mining Company Limited 

SENIOR EXPLORATION GEOLOGIST

SCOPE OF ROLE

LEVEL OF WORK:   II

ROLE TYPE: Managerial

REGION/DISCIPLINE:         Tanzania

BUSINESS UNIT/ FUNCTION:       Songwe and Singida, Tanzania

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:      This position reports directly to The Manager/Alternate Exploration Manager

ACCOUNTABILITIES & AUTHORITIES OF THE ROLE

Senior Exploration Geologist has the following accountabilities and authorities:

TECHNICAL

    Participates In ensuring that exploration database Is well managed and up to date

    Assist In designing and validating conceptual geological models

    Gives high priority to safety, occupational health, and environmental management

    Strateglze to reduce exploration costs by minimizing and eliminating waste

    Ensure exploration offices, core shed, and other exploration facilities are In good order l.e. ensure safe keeping of computers, software dongles/llcenses, backups, and housekeeping of the office & core shed to standard

    Carry out technical training and development programs to technical and non-technlcal subordinates

    Participate In the generation of drilling targets with the Intention of optimizing drilling programs to ensure addition of significant quality ounces to the existing portfolio of the Company

    Supervise exploration geology data capture, validation, Interpretation, Integration and 3D- geological modeling in compliance with Industry best practice

    Generate geological cross-sections, long, and flitches

    Supervise and train newly employed exploration geologists

    Perform quality control checks on all geological Inputs Into the exploration geology database and ensure the existence of an efficient audit trial

    Continuously review existing geological models as new Information and thinking becomes available and suggests ways to Improve processes In line with the industry best practices

    Preparation of technical reports detailing work completed during a reporting period and work planned for the next reporting period

    Conduct technical presentations on the progress of exploration geology In the Company

    Reports new findings to the Exploration Manager/Alternate Exploration Manager as part of quality assurance process

    Assumes the responsibilities of the Alternate Exploration Manager/Exploratlon Manager as might be required.

MANAGEMENT

    Ensures that optimum expenditure of resources, l.e. personnel and equipment such that planned exploration programs are completed on time and within the respective allocated budgets

    Evaluates expected expenditure and provides Input on annual budget proposal based on evaluation

    Ensures all correspondences and administration-related records In the Department are In place

    Ensures that the work allocation and supervision and control processes and procedures support the Department’s effectiveness, and that Company policies and controls are compiled with

    Submits periodic reports as required or ad hoc reports as required which provide information that facilitate the keeping of an audit trail and the making of decisions by Management

    Participates in the development of Department’s strategic plans to ensure that targets are met

    Allocates roles and responsibilities to subordinates and review their works to ensure that Company policies and controls are compiled with.

LEADERSHIP

    Make decisions based on reason and moral principles

    Conducts dally and weekly meetings with team

    Delegates tasks to the team and review works of subordinates

    Provides feedback to the team on work completed

    Trains the team on-the-job on technical aspects of the Job

    Discusses performance verbally on weekly basis, and officially once a year.

TEAMWORK AND RELATIONSHIPS

    Prepare and propose relevant and targeted exploration geology growth programs

    Involves all disciplines within Exploration, Mining, Survey, IT, Procurement, HR, Admin and individuals performing different tasks and roles to optimize productivity and good teamwork

    Encourages team participation in problem solving techniques

    Good working relationship with the local communities in working areas In Chunya and Slnglda

    Ensures compliance to general safety policy and procedures

    Minimize workplace Incidents (near-mlsses, Injuries, property damages)

    Provides Input from own field of expertise.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    A degree in Geology from a reputable university. Membership of a reputable professional body would be an added advantage.

    At least 10 years work experience In (gold) exploration. Experience in the exploration of structurally controlled Proterozoic gold mineralization would be an added advantage.

    A sound understanding of geological mapping principles and experience In hands-on and management of exploration field works Including drilling.

    An understanding of structural geology.

    Working knowledge of Geological Software (MIcroMlne/Leapfrog/Surpac/Datamlne, etc.).

    Leadership experience and a strong Interpersonal skill.

    Experience In coaching and mentoring subordinates.

    Well-developed oral and written communication skills, and

    Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

Knowledge and Skills

    A sound understanding of geological mapping principles and experience In hands-on and management of exploration field works Including drilling.

    An understanding of structural geology

    Working knowledge of Geological Software (MIcroMlne/Leapfrog/Surpac/Datamlne, etc.).

    Leadership experience and a strong Interpersonal skill.

    Experience In coaching and mentoring subordinates.

    Well-developed oral and written communication skills, and

    Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

Behavioral Competencies

    Dellgence

    Integrity

    Timeliness

Application submission deadline Is two weeks from the advertising date. Applicants are Invited to submit their Resumes, certificates and application cover letters addressed to the below (Indicating the position title in the subject) via E -Mail to: recruitment@shantagoldltd.com

Human Resources Director

Shanta Mining Company Limited

P.O. Box 79408

Dar- Es-Salaam