Assistant Manager– Geology in Johannesburg, South Africa

at EY
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted March 9, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Ernst & Young (EY), a global, market leading, professional services firm, with dynamic people in more than 140 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, risk advisory and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

EY's Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice offers strategic corporate clients and private equity clients professional transaction advice and services, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction lifecycle, through execution, to transaction integration. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right.

Within TAS, Minvest teams advise our clients on a variety of issues concerning their mining investments, mineral resource estimations, technical reviews, mineral asset valuations, financing and strategic options within the minerals, oil and gas industries. The Minvest team is a specialised mining, oil and gas team of experienced technical professionals including environmental scientists, petroleum engineers, geologists, mining engineers and chemical engineers. We currently have exciting new opportunities for different mining professionals with different levels of experience based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


The role will require a reasonable understanding of the mining industry where possible with technical mining consulting experience in the following, but not limited to, disciplines:

Experience in QAQC, data analysis and validation;
Basic geological modelling and Mineral Resource estimation experience in 3D modelling software;
Technical Due Diligence and Review;
Excellent communication skills including report writing and presentation skills is a MUST;
Experience in International Public Reporting Codes including but not limited to: SAMREC, NI43-101, JORC and other;
Strong project management skills;
Experience in assisting a Competent Person in Mineral Resource estimation;
Demonstrate a sound understanding of the mining value-chain;
Metal accounting experience (will be an advantage);
Mineral asset valuation experience (will be an advantage);
Previous consulting experience is advantageous.

In the role the applicant will be required to execute on proposals, project management and timeous invoicing. The role may require travel from time-to-time to remote locations.

The role is suitable for a person who has gained experience in mine and/or exploration geology and has begun to develop competence in Mineral Resource estimation.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

As a minimum a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as Petroleum Engineering or Geology;
3-5 years Industry experience;
Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability of building internal and external networks;
Strong computer skills including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
Basic proficiency in Mineral Resource software.

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