Vice President of Exploration

Vice President
Vancouver, BC

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 resource company comprised of a dedicated team of proven resource finders. The company is seeking a Vice President of Exploration to participate as a key member of the senior management team and lead the company’s technical, exploration and geology activities.

Reporting to the President, the Vice President of Exploration will be responsible for the following:

  • Planning and directing the Company’s exploration activities
  • 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
  • Preparing and implementing a consolidated exploration plan and budget
  • Commissioning and direct supervision of outside consultants and staff
  • Achieving the corporation’s exploration goals within budget
  • Contributing to corporate strategic plan
  • Coordinating and liasing with outside consultants and business partners in achieving exploration goals and identifying opportunities

The ideal candidate would be a Professional Geologist(P.Geo) with a minimum of ten years work experience as an Exploration Manager or VP Exploration with a background in precious metals. The incumbent should be proficient forging and maintaining 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. Strong leadership, organization and management skills are essential.

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