Chief Resource Geologist

Bissa-Bouly

Country

Burkina-Faso

Category

Front line

Allocated

10 June 2022

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Resource model updates for Bissa Operations
  • Close liaison with Mine Planning department to ensure optimal hand over process for optimization and scheduling – ensure proper communication and seamless data flow between Resource, Mine Geology, Exploration and Mine planning departments.
  • Peer review in-house resource models
  • Update and maintain modelling procedures and QQC systems as per industry best practice protocols
  • Manage database administration staff- ultimate responsibility for database validation and QAQC
  • Manage Grade Control drilling and modelling process in conjunction with Chief Mine Geologist
  • Train and develop staff in leapfrog, Datamine and ore controller to enable continuous coverage during leave rotations.
  • Improve and implement grade control strategies for all deposit types on the Bissa tenement.
  • Provide support in resource reporting and mine to mill reconciliation reporting
  • Provide support in resource development drilling (Near mine Exploration and Resource infill drilling)
  • Provide support for greenfields exploration planning


Requirements:

  • Good geological modelling skills and proven field experience in pit mapping and structural interpretation
  • Advance knowledge of 3D modelling and resource estimation software in leapfrog, Datamine and Surpac (Geovia).
  • Experience in grade control modelling programmes such as Datamine ore controller as well as advanced knowledge in grade control design, modelling and quality control systems.
  • Good understanding of geostatistical data analysis and software e.g snowden supervisor or any geostatistical module inside Datamine or Surpac
  • Advance experience in database management and database QAQC systems, e.g DataShed, QAQCR and MS Access
  • French and English language proficiency
  • Goals oriented and self-oriented
  • Strong leadership qualities and ability to develop and implement standard technical protocols for Bissa Resource Geology Department
  • Team player who is willing and able to train his subordinates

Terms and Conditions:

Excellent knowledge in usage of Datamine studio RM, Leapfrog Geo, Snowden supervisor, Ore controller, Microsoft suite and Geostatistics.

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