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Exploration Manager United Kingdom

Silver Lake Resources

Silver Lake Resources United Kingdom United Kingdom

2 months ago

The Sugar Zone Mine is going through a renaissance. Purchased by Silver Lake Resources at the end of 2021, the mine and plant are seeing significant investments to improve the working conditions and the profitability of the operation. Silver Lake has committed $65.3M in capital over the next 2 years to address operational constraints within the mine, improve working conditions on surface and increase plant capacity. With a new compensation package, wages are very competitive. Come join the Sugar Zone mine team and help us take the operation to the next level .

Exploration Manager

The Exploration Manager is responsible for leading the team of Geology professionals, while planning and supervising the execution of the regional exploration strategy, managing program budgets, planning and execution of drilling programs, geophysical and geochemical surveys, compilation and interpretation of data, and preparation of technical reports. Reporting directly to the Exploration and Geology... Manager, you will drive Silver Lake's exploration strategy in the region. You are a passionate and results-driven professional, bringing your technical expertise to this dynamic and challenging role.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure systems, standards and procedures are developed and applied universally and consistently within the exploration department.
• Technical responsibility for:
• Safety and safe work practices of all employees and contractors.
• Technical leadership of the geological team based within the exploration area.
• Leadership of the exploration team encompassing, division of tasks, regular communication, and feedback, assisting in the geologist's professional development.
• All aspects of exploration geology encompassing:
• Target generation
• Geological documentation (including table 1 of 2014 JORC code)
• Logistical planning
• Budget creation and maintenance
• Regulatory documentation (i.e., Permitting, Annual Reports, and Assessments)
• Providing requested input to overall company exploration plan
• Ensuring timely and accurate reporting of exploration activities
• Providing leadership and maintaining SLR confidentiality
• Recommend and introduce appropriate data capture, storage and reporting tools that ensure efficient dissemination of information and data integrity.

• You are a passionate and driven Exploration Geologist who thrives in a collaborative team environment where you can pass on your knowledge and develop others. You possess an inquisitive nature and are driven by the unknown.

• Bachelor of Science in Geology
• High level of experience in gold exploration, ideally within narrow-vein Archean systems
• Experience planning, preparing, and executing permitted work programs
• Experience managing budgets and prioritizing expenditures
• Experience compiling and interpreting large datasets to generate a series of ranked exploration targets underpinned by fundamental geological principals
• A demonstrated understanding of the formation and evolution of Archean greenstone systems with a focus on mineral exploration techniques
• Sound understanding of structural controls on gold mineralization at regional and local scales
• A demonstrated ability to manage a diverse team in a dynamic environment while maintaining program deadlines
• A positive and constructive attitude and the ability to thrive in a close-knit team environment
• Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
• Valid driver's license.

Bring your prior Exploration Manager experience or take that step up from a Senior-level role to this technically challenging and diverse role, which is offered on a 14:14 roster with camp accommodation provided in White River, ON.

A competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience will be offered in addition to the unique opportunity this position presents. You must be willing to travel to White River to be considered for this role.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
United Kingdom

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