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Director, Reserves and Mine Planning

Website Globe 24-7

The Company
Globe 24-7 in partnership with their client in Vancouver, Canada is in search of a Director of Reserves & Mine Planning.

Position Overview 

The Director of Reserves & Mine Planning holds a crucial leadership position within the Technical Services team. This role carries responsibility for Mineral Reserve estimation and the execution of technical assurance procedures for long-term mine planning across various assets. The Director plays a leading role in shaping and implementing standards, guidelines, best practices, and ensuring uniformity in mine planning processes throughout our projects and operations.
The Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Act as the designated Qualified Person (QP) for the company’s Mineral Reserves statements and public disclosures.
  • Foster the development and ongoing improvement of QP knowledge at various sites, ensuring compliance with the latest regulatory requirements for Mineral Reserves estimation and disclosure.
  • Lead initiatives aimed at enhancing processes and optimizing performance at the company’s existing mine sites.
  • Undertake due diligence and evaluation specific to mining for exploration, joint ventures, mergers, or acquisition growth opportunities.
  • Provide high-level mining advice and expertise to the company’s executive and operational management.
  • Offer support for various stages of mining projects, from studies and evaluations to design, construction, commissioning, and operation.
  • Mentor and nurture the professional development of current mining personnel in operational, project, and technical roles.
  • Conduct peer reviews and audits of current mining activities, systems, and major capital projects.
  • Identify and evaluate new planning tools and methods suitable for both underground and open-pit mining, and implement them as relevant.
  • Promote a commitment to safety by design and environmentally responsible and sustainable mining practices.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of 20 years of cumulative experience in mine engineering and operations, with a significant focus on hard rock base/precious metals mines.
  • Hold a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering or equivalent, with a preference for an advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated leadership in senior mine management roles, with additional desirability for experience in leading a Technical Services team on-site.
  • Eligible for nomination or recognized as a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 for Mineral Reserves.
  • Profound understanding of Mineral Reserve estimation principles, in compliance with NI 43-101 and CIM guidelines.
  • Proficiency in mine planning, design, economic analysis, and a comprehensive grasp of life of mine, 5-year, and budget planning processes.
  • Extensive experience with and in-depth knowledge of mine planning software principles (e.g., Deswik, Vulcan, Minesight).
  • A track record of conducting M&A due diligence and project evaluations, spanning scoping through operational stages.
  • Competence in exploration methods and Mineral Resource estimation.
  • International work experience is preferred, and experience with operations start-up in remote locations is desirable.
  • Strong ability to establish and maintain effective communication with peers, Project Managers, Mine/Technical Service Managers, Chief Engineers, and investment partner representatives.
  • Proficiency in technical writing, group presentation skills, and interpersonal abilities, including a high degree of cultural sensitivity.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Swedish is a valuable asset.
  • Uphold Performance – Maintain accountability across all levels to deliver high-quality outcomes.

The Rewards
The position offers a competitive remuneration package. Lodgings are modern and secure.
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