Vice President of Exploration

Vice President

Junior Gold and PGM Explorer

The Mining Recruitment Group is a boutique executive search firm focused exclusively on the unique requirements of the mining industry.

We are currently seeking applications on behalf of our client, a junior gold and platinum group metal exploration company that is based in Vancouver and is part of a group of publicly traded companies.

Reporting to the President and C.E.O., the Vice President of Exploration will be responsible for the following:

  • Planning and directing the Company’s exploration activities
  • Preparing and implementing a consolidated exploration plan and budget
  • Commissioning and direct supervision of outside consultants and staff
  • Achieving the corporation’s exploration goals on time and within budget
  • Reporting exploration results and expenditures to the President and C.E.O. on a regular basis as to be agreed upon
  • Contributing to corporate strategic plan
  • Coordinating and liasing with outside consultants and business partners in achieving exploration goals and identifying opportunities
  • Identifying exploration opportunities consistent with the corporate strategic plan, and assisting in negotiations for the acquisition of such opportunities
  • Assisting in evaluation of opportunities for acquisition and development as required

The ideal candidate would be a registered professional geologist with a minimum of five years work experience as an Exploration Manager or VP Exploration for a gold and platinum group metal exploration company. The successful candidate must be able to forge and maintain business partnerships with joint venture partners, contractors, governments and local communities as well as be able to contribute to presentations to investors and potential investors. The successful candidate should also have experience reporting to a board of directors.

Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.