Anglo American
Posted Job
9 months ago

Senior Project Geologist

Anglo American aims to lead the future of mining. Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we strive to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”.

We are already making a real difference by finding and extracting the metals and minerals that make everyday life possible – from mobile phones to medicines. We focus on sustainability, safety and innovation, pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, choosing to do the right thing every time and showing care and respect for people and the planet.

That means our high performing teams are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

Here’s an exciting opportunity to join us and help to make a difference.

Job Description

To provide leadership and management for a multi-site Discovery Program in Zambia.

  • Technical planning and oversight of drilling, geochemical, geophysical and other field programs in Zambia
  • Monitor and assess QA/QC of the various work flows to ensure best quality data is obtained
  • Regular, ongoing communication with both site and office based senior staff to ensure a coordinated operational effort
  • Site supervision on a day to day to month to month basis
  • Integration and interpretation of the different data sets collected
  • Regular reporting of activities and outcomes.
  • Mentoring and training of geologists
  • Manage site specific budgets and rosters
  • Provide SHEC leadership


Formal Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement MSc in Geology
  • Desirable – PhD
  • Desirable – Membership of AIG or similar professional body (i.e., may act as a Competent Person for reporting purposes)

Role-specific knowledge:

  • Knowledge of sediment-hosted copper mineralization
  • Knowledge and experience of latest geochemical and geophysical exploration techniques
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, ioGAS and 3D geological modelling packages essential
  • Knowledge of the geology of Zambia is desirable
  • Strong structural geology skills are desirable
  • Familiarity with Mineral Systems concepts


  • A minimum of ten years exploration experience
  • A minimum of three years in a field leadership role
  • African based field experience beneficial

Method of Application

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