Deputy Exploration Manager (Mining / Geology / Exploration / Lithium / Copper / REE) – Namibia

Southern Africa
Posted 3 months ago

Reference No. MR09

Reference Number: MR09

Job Description:

Our client, a listed mining house with assets across Africa, is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Deputy Exploration Manager to join their team in Namibia. As a Deputy Exploration Manager, you will play a key role in leading the exploration efforts, particularly focusing on lithium, Rare Earth Elements (REE), and copper commodities within the project.


  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of exploration programs, with a focus on resource drill-outs.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the exploration team, ensuring adherence to best practices and safety standards.
  • Analyze geological data, interpret results, and make recommendations for further exploration activities.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop exploration strategies and budgets.
  • Oversee and manage exploration activities, including drilling programs, soil sampling, and geological mapping.
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, assess geological formations, and identify potential exploration targets.
  • Liaise with government agencies, local communities, and stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulations and foster positive relationships.
  • Mentor and train junior geologists and exploration staff.

Requirements: Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology or related field; Master's degree advantageous
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in exploration geology, including significant experience in resource drill-outs.
  • Previous exposure to mining operations is advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of lithium, REE, and copper exploration principles and techniques.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret geological data effectively.
  • Proven leadership and project management abilities, with experience leading exploration teams.
  • Familiarity with JORC reporting standards and regulations.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.

Employment information:

  • Permanent employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Residential status

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CA Mining

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