Group Resource Geologist

Moscow (RU)
Market Related
Apr 07, 2021
Jun 06, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time


  • Conduct bi-annual Resource model updates for Nordgold’s Russian operations;
  • Close liaison with Mine Planning departments to ensure optimal model handover process for optimization and scheduling- ensure proper communication and seamless data flow between Resource Geology and Mine Planning departments;
  • Peer review In-house Resource Models for West African operations;
  • Update and maintain Resource modeling procedures and QA/QC systems as per industry best practice protocols;
  • Manage Grade Control drilling and modeling process in conjunction with site based Geology Managers – including database input, QA/QC and drill program design;
  • Manage database administration staff – ultimate responsibility for database validation and QA/QC;
  • Train and develop staff in Leapfrog, Datamine and Ore Controller to ensure continuous coverage during leave rotations;
  • Provide support in resource reporting and mine to mill reconciliation reporting;
  • Provide support in Resource development drilling (Near Mine Exploration and Resource infill drilling.


  • BSc (Bachelors) in Geology – Honors and/or MSc a plus;
  • Post Graduate certification/qualification in Geostatistics advantages;
  • From 10 of Geological modeling and Resource estimation experience, with a strong background in Orogenic Gold deposits and similar mineralization systems in an Open Pit and UG environment;
  • Good geological modeling skills and proven field experience in pit mapping and structural interpretation;
  • Thorough understanding of Russian Mining Law/Licensing/Safety regulations to receive feedback from site Chief Geologists;
  • Advanced knowledge of 3D modeling and Resource estimation software, e.g. Leapfrog, Datamine and Surpac (Geovia);
  • Experience in Grade Control modeling programs such as Datamine Ore Controller, as well as advanced knowledge in Grade Control design, modeling and quality control systems;
  • Good understanding of Geostatistical data analysis and software, e.g. Snowden Supervisor or any geostatistical module inside Datamine or Surpac;
  • Advance experience in database management and database QA/QC systems, e.g. DataShed, QAQCR and MS Access;
  • Russian and English language proficiency;
  • Goals-oriented and self-motivated;
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to develop and implement standard technical protocols for Nordgold’s Resource Geology Department;
  • Team player who is willing and able to train his subordinates.

We offer:

  • Office based work in HQ Nordgold LLC, Moscow;
  • Working schedule 5/2;
  • Competitive package of salary, benefits and annual bonus scheme;
  • Working in multicultural environment;
  • Continuous development within the company.

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