Anglo American Vacancies 2023 – Discovery Manager

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Job Description:

Discovery and Geosciences (GDG) delivers value for Anglo American via safe discovery of new mineral endowment; delivery of step-change operational geosciences in our mines; and quantification and communication of our Mineral Resources and endowment

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a strong focus on safety, the environment and the communities where we work;
  • Developing and actively managing project portfolio, ensure alignment with and execution of the Group Discovery strategy;
  • Forming and cultivating productive links with prospective and current joint venture partners;
  • Supporting and co-leading the identification and evaluation of new frontier districts with potential for high-value mineral discoveries;
  • Providing excellent organisational and technical leadership to enable a highly collaborative and technically innovative team focused on achieving breakthrough discovery;
  • Leadership of a high-performance, innovative team focused on discovering superior value mineral resources by:
  • Ensuring an innovative, strong technical team is in place with correct capability and skills. Instill commitment, clear direction, role clarity and responsibility within the Discovery team to achieve high performance.

Job Requirements:

  • A significant portion of the role will be managing multiple large land position discovery activities in Angola, and as such experience within Africa in a similar role will be advantageous;
  • Experience in managing community and government relations issues, including possible experience with community development programs;
  • A demonstrated thought leader and considered an external expert in the discipline/ field of mineral exploration with a specific focus on polymetallic and sediment hosted copper deposits.
  • Knowledge and experience of general management practices in an applied technical environment; e.g. finance (budget, accounting, governance), SHE (systems management and application, practical procedures, leadership), people management;
  • Experience in mining and mineral resources;
  • Track record of leading project and target generation; translating these into practical initiatives to be implemented and demonstration of successful execution and delivery within greenfields and near-asset exploration;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Essential: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in Geosciences
  • Desirable: A postgraduate qualification (Masters/Doctorate degree of equivalent) in relevant Geoscience discipline (e.g. economic geology, mineral economics)

Job Details:

Company: Anglo American

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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