Vice President-Geology / Principal Geoscientist

Lima Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to drive technical exploration on our Peruvian projects.
  • This role requires a minimum of 50% of your time spent in Peru.

About Our Client

A Canadian-based group of exploration companies is looking for a Vice President-Geology or Principal Geoscientist to participate as a key member of the Senior Management team.

Job Description

  • Promote and foster social, health, safety and environmental responsibility.
  • Oversee and design exploration programs with a focus on generating drill targets.
  • Work with Group Chief Geologist and Senior Vice President to develop exploration strategies and programs with the aim to execute the Board of Directors' strategic objectives.
  • Primary responsibilities are to prioritize exploration targets within two district scale land packages (190,000 ha)
  • Work with the Senior Vice President Peru to hire, lead, and manage the exploration geology team including liaising with contractors.
  • Interpret and analyze exploration results to develop geological models and delineate current and future exploration targets.
  • Working with the in-house team to implement QA/QC protocols, including the compilation of geological, geochemical and geophysical databases and exploration data management.
  • Preparation of geological models to ensure the Company's exploration plans deliver relevant information to NI 43-101 standards.
  • Provide frequent status and progress reports (oral and written) of exploration work, and potential new projects/opportunities to group executives including CEO.

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Proficient in written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish and English;Undergraduate degree in Geology, Geoscience (preference for M.Sc.)
  • Proven teambuilder able to inspire and manage a highly engaged geological team to achieve outstanding exploration results
  • Strong capabilities in ArcGIS & Leapfrog, with the ability to communicate complex exploration ideas in investor-friendly presentations.
  • Ability to work with different cultures across different time zones.

  • 15+ years experience in mineral exploration and 5+ years managing exploration projects in a leadership position, preferably in Latin America, including significant field work, exploration camp and corporate reporting experience.
  • Broad experience across a variety of deposit types, experience with copper porphyry and skarn deposits is required; experience in copper-nickel magmatic sulphides is desirable.
  • Strong interpretation skills of geochemical and geophysical data sets are required.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to executive leadership within the group

What's on Offer

Competitive Compensation and Benefit package.

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