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Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

JOB TITLE: SENIOR EXPLORATION GEOLOGISTSCOPE 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

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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.

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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.

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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.

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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.

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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.

Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited, Senior Exploration Geologist

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

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