Senior Exploration Geologist , MMG Limited

MMG Limited is a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally. Headquartered in Melbourne, we are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx 1208) and Australian Securities Exchange (MMG) with mining projects and operations in Australia, Africa, Americas and South East Asia. We offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective.

Reporting to the Exploration Manager in Zambia and based in Lusaka, we are seeking a Senior Exploration Geologist to join our African team. Working in close collaboration with the Principal Geologist, you will be accountable for the planning and delivery of Copper and Zinc exploration programs in Zambia. This includes assisting the Exploration Manager Zambia to develop a diverse portfolio of high quality district scale exploration projects, ensuring that technical and commercial evaluations are of high quality, clearly focussed and cost/time effective. As a result, you will contribute to growth of the Company's resource inventory through the capture of opportunities, and discovery of new deposits and the expansion of existing deposits. As a result you will require strong project management skills.

Key to success in this role is a strong demonstrable experience and expertise with operational mining in a geology or mining engineering role, with exposure to exploration activities. You will draw on your field experience and mineralisation knowledge to effectively interrogate and evaluate exploration tenement and project data. This includes use of GIS and mapping software to compile and interpret geological data. Based on your analysis of data and drawing on your conceptual reasoning skills you will make commercial recommendations that will influence the growth and profitability of the company.

This is a unique opportunity to join an emerging mid-tier global mining and exploration organisation and shape the future activities in the sub-Sahara. With a long term vision and a strong commitment to Exploration, MMG is well positioned for sustainable growth.

Suitable candidates are expected to have the following experience and qualification: 
  • More than 8 years exploration project management experience.
  • Bachelor degree or higher qualification in Geology or Exploration Geology.
  • Experience in copper and zinc exploration programs.
  • Experience in the generation of new projects in different geological terranes.
  • Experience with initiating, negotiating and executing M&A opportunities.
  • Experience in managing and leading teams at all phases of exploration, from small teams up through large advanced stage projects, including resource drilling programs.
  • Experience in portfolio management.

If you are interested in being considered for this career opportunity please submit an application online before the closing date of 9am Wednesday 1 June 2016.

All applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not accept any submissions from recruitment agencies.

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