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VP Exploration

careers Full-Time  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 19 Apr 2018

Job Description

An emerging Canadian base metal mining company with operations and a large land position in Brazil is seeking to hire a Vice President, Exploration.

The successful candidate will be based in Vancouver and Brazil and report to the Chief Geological Officer.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the company’s resource and reserve base and generating a steady stream of development options.
  • Planning and directing the company’s exploration activities on a timely basis and within budget.
  • Identifying exploration opportunities using the latest targeting and modeling technology.
  • Overseeing all aspects of the exploration of the company’s projects, including monitoring budgets.
  • Assuring that “Best practices” are demonstrated in all aspects of the work.
  • Developing a world class exploration team with a high-performance and safety culture.
  • Attracting, mentoring and training high potential junior staff.

You will possess the following experience and skill set:

  • Msc or PhD Degree in this field.
  • 10+ years of experience in exploration, including in mine geology, exploration in operations, and ore processing is essential.
  • Base metals experience is essential.
  • South American / Brazil experience is essential.
  • A strong skillset and demonstrated experience in the use of the latest technology and software for 3-dimensional modelling and targeting, including GoCad.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written in English and Spanish and/or Portuguese.
  • Professional and enthusiastic with a positive attitude.


Resumes to be forwarded to by May 4, 2018.  Please state “VP Exploration” in the subject line of your email

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