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Senior Geologist / Géologue Sénior

Location : Afrique de l'Ouest / West Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Senior Geologist - Geology - Mining

Géologue Sénior - Géologie - Secteur Minier

Job Code: 6553

Cowan International is recruiting a Senior Geologist for an international mining company with a major mine site in French Africa

Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Senior Geologist`s main purpose is to provide geological expertise and to support the exploration and mining geology activities.

• Geology and exploration studies and programs
• Resource and Reserve Statements
• Supporting mining activities related to quality control and reconciliations
• Supporting exploration programs to support long term mine developments and LOM study.
• Supervise, manage and train local geologists
• Supervise third-party services related to geology and exploration
• Generate technical terms of reference for exploration services
• Qualify service companies on a technical basis
• Coordinate work done by sub-contractors such as Exploration drilling & sampling, Density studies, Geological mapping and Geostatistical studies, LOM & Feasibility Studies

Required Experience and Competencies

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology
• Membership in a recognized International professional organization
• Minimum 7 years experience performing the duties that he/she will supervise
• Minimum of 3 years working at a mine site in support of mining activities
• Strong competence and experience with geological modeling methods
• Direct experience with Resource and Reserve technical modeling and report generation in compliance with recognized international standards
• Competence with MineSight Mine Planning software is preferred
• Strong communicator and report writer
• Strong leadership and people management skills and a strong team builder
• Previous experience working in Africa is a plus
• Fluency in French and English is strongly preferred

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