Geological Applications Specialist

Gauteng Permanent
  • Mining Chemicals
  • Mining Technology

About Our Client

Our client is a market leading mining chemicals and technlogy global company.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  1. Provide specialized geological expertise tailored to the unique challenges and requirements of mining and drilling operations.
  2. Conduct thorough on-site assessments and consultations at mining and exploration sites, collaborating closely with clients to understand their specific geological needs.
  3. Develop and implement strategic sales plans focused on the mining sector within African geographic areas, leveraging in-depth knowledge of geological applications to drive revenue growth.
  4. Deliver targeted product demonstrations and training sessions to mining clients, highlighting the value and functionality of our industry-leading technology solutions.
  5. Serve as a trusted advisor to mining industry stakeholders, offering expert guidance on geological best practices, exploration techniques, and resource optimization strategies.
  6. Act as a liaison between mining clients and internal teams, advocating for client requirements and facilitating seamless communication to ensure alignment with product development initiatives.
  7. Stay abreast of emerging trends and innovations in the mining industry, actively monitoring market developments and competitor activities to identify opportunities for product enhancement and differentiation.
  8. Provide timely technical support and troubleshooting assistance to mining clients, addressing challenges and optimizing the performance of our products and software within their operational environments.
  9. Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers and influencers within the mining sector, fostering long-term partnerships and driving customer satisfaction.
  10. Represent the organization at mining industry events, conferences, and trade shows, positioning our solutions as essential tools for geological exploration, resource evaluation, and mine planning.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will fit the follwoing profile:

  • Willingness to travel to remote mine sites approximately 40% of the time (tool of trade vehicle, laptop, and phone provided)
  • Confident in Microsoft Office (Excel especially), and Pronto desired.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, analytical, and decision-making skills. Highly regarded:
  • Background in Geology, Geoscience, Chemistry Science, Drilling Operator/Engineer, or related mining sector fields, with an aligned skill set in the drilling and mining sector.
  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Earth Sciences, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Solid technical knowledge of geological principles, exploration methods, and industry practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Strong negotiation, presentation, and relationship-building skills.
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and capable of working independently or as part of a team.
  • Based in Gauteng

What's on Offer

Market related

Contact
Tshepiso Mokate
Quote job ref
JN-092023-6180404
Phone number
+27 11 303 8309

Job summary

Function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Specialisation
Geology / Geotechnical
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Gauteng
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Tshepiso Mokate
Consultant phone
+27 11 303 8309
Job Reference
JN-092023-6180404