Senior Exploration Geologist

Luanda CA Global

Job Description:

  • Reporting to the Exploration Manager for Southern Africa, will be required to add significant value to our client by discovery of world class resources in multi commodity Greenfields exploration programs;
  • The Senior Geologist will lead the exploration of one or more frontier districts and contribute to a high functioning discovery team through;
    • Identification of high-quality prospects and targets;
    • Leadership of a small discovery project team;
    • The selection, application and management of the appropriate exploration tools and methods;
    • Recognition and application of innovative tools and practises.
  • The incumbent is required to be an experienced discovery geologist and project manager with a strong understanding of the application of Mineral System methodologies to target superior value deposits.


  • In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, lead the development of a portfolio of prospects and targets to be evaluated and tested;
  • Lead the discovery activities of one or more district-scale projects (>2,500km2);
  • Ensure the application of appropriate and innovative discovery tools and techniques;
  • Mentor and train a small team of project and graduate geoscientists;
  • Lead the discovery activities, including but not limited to;
    • Selection and management of drilling contractors,
    • Oversight of the remote field camps,
    • The logging, sampling and interpretation of all drilling activities
    • design and compilation of geochemical studies
    • 3D interpretation of all geoscientific data
  • Management of the project budget;
  • Preparing high level reports of work completed;
  • Implement, endorse and monitor programs in support of the SHEC strategy through participation in and commitment to SHEC procedures and initiatives;
  • Undertake initiatives and execute work programs to ensure leading practice is employed and social licenses are maintained.

 Requirements: Qualifications and Skills

  • Tertiary degree in Geosciences & a Post-graduate qualification in geoscience, e.g. MSc in Economic Geology;
  • High level knowledge and understanding of:
  • Sediment-hosted and magmatic mineralisation;
  • Geosciences (geology, geochemistry, geophysics, structural);
  • Exploration tools, techniques and methods (computer modelling, spatial analysis of geological data sets);
  • Mineral systems and mineral deposits;
  • Basin analysis;
  • GIS & 3D/4D modelling software (ArcGIS, GeoSoft, Leapfrog);
  • Integration of data sets;
  • A minimum of ten years exploration experience;
  • A minimum of five years working in Africa;
  • A minimum of three years in a field leadership role;
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese and English;
  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and the important role of consistently demonstrating required behaviours and championing safety values;
  • Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety.

 Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 4 Weeks / 2 Week Roster

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