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Superintendent: Resources & Evaluation at SWAKOP URANIUM


MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To manage all exploration and resource evaluation activities directed at expanding and defining uranium ore resources in a safe and efficient manner using IT equipment and programmes in accordance with exploration and resource evaluation governance processes.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Interpret and apply all relevant mining statutory requirements, regulations and standards to mineral resource Geology sampling and associated activities.
  • Provide input into the strategic analysis and planning for long-term business sustainability taking macro-economic factors into consideration.
  • Identify, implement and apply best practice of exploration and resource definition strategies, standards, systems and monitoring mechanisms, to achieve production goals into safety, tonnage and ore grade quality.
  • Design and implement improvements to sampling and ore grade control programmes, systems and internal controls.
  • Analyse and interpret geological, geochemical, or geophysical information from various sources.
  •  Prepare, review and monitor annual exploration and resource operating and capital budgets.
  • Design and manage surface exploration programmes.
  • Manage exploration and resource drilling programmes.
  • Evaluate grade control with resource model predictions
  • Update geological resource model using latest available data.
  • Prepare geological maps, cross-sectional diagrams, charts, or reports concerning mineral extraction, land use, or resource management, using results of fieldwork or laboratory research.
  • Ensure that the exploration and resource monitoring, incident and document control systems and databases are maintained.
  • Provide information, direction and advice to management and Board on long term mine plan constraints, developments and opportunities.



Requirements and experience:

  • BSc. Honours Degree in Geology or similar qualification in Geology.
  • A Master’s degree in Geology will be an added advantage.
  • 8 years working experience in an exploration and resource evaluation open pit mining environment, of which 3 years should be at supervisory level.
  • Experience in advanced geological & resource modelling and estimation.
  • Experience in identifying and interpreting geological information and production results to generate viable exploration and resource evaluation targets.
  • Proven experience in using various modelling software such as Datamine, GIS.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.
  • 4×4 driving competency will be an added advantage

Closing date: 23 January 2023



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