The successful candidate will report directly to the Services CEO and work with the current Geology and Geotechnical Managers in leading the technical team, with responsibilities including - • Development, design and budgeting of exploration and drilling programmes for a variety of Myanmar and foreign clients;• Supervision of Intermediate and Junior level geology staff and field staff in the execution of exploration and drilling programs;• Undertaking liaison with clients on technical details of programs and reporting of progress and results;• Review, compile, interpret and report on exploration data from previous exploration programmes;• Undertaking liaison with DGSE and MONREC officials on technical issues as required;• Producing high quality, well presented reports (in Myanmar and English);• Assisting in preparation of client business development proposals, and verbal and written delivery of proposals for existing and new clients.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS• Minimum Bachelor Degree in Geology level, with MSc. level well regarded;• Diploma in Remote Sensing / GIS well regarded;• At least 8 years proven mineral exploration experience in several Myanmar geological terrains and mineral deposit styles; coal geology specialists are also encouraged to apply;• Previous hard rock and/or alluvial mining experience is not necessary but would be an advantage;• Ability to undertake presentations to Government departments and clients confidently and knowledgeably;• Previous international experience well regarded.PERSONAL SKILLS• Proven well-developed leadership and team management skills;• Ability to supervise, guide and train junior staff;• Ability to meet deadlines for critical tasks and work well under time pressure;• Strong technical and non-technical communication skills;• Ability to travel extensively in Myanmar, and work in the field for extended periods of up to several weeks;• Ability to travel internationally as required.LANGUAGE SKILLS• High proficiency in both written and spoken English;• Other foreign or Myanmar ethnic language skills well regarded.COMPUTER SKILLS• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), ARCGIS, Global Mapper and other mapping software;• Experience in 3D modelling software (Micromine, Vulcan, etc) well regarded.
* Performance bonus* Field allowance* Communication allowance* Attractive remuneration
* Working with an international team, with the opportunity for diverse project experience across Myanmar* Management level responsibilities
* Career Development opportunities, including participation in Valentis developed training programs, along with external training courses
Valentis specialises in advising companies undertaking exploration and mining activities in Myanmar. Our services include:1. Exploration Services2. Geophysics 3. Sample assay preparation and analysis4. Diamond drilling 5. Geo-technical and mining 6. Environmental and Social Services7. Commercial Advisory