Exploration Manager

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Compensation: Market competitive and experience dependent, includes bonus scheme and stock-based compensation elements.

Relocation: Company paid

Quebec Precious Metals Corporation (“QPM”)  is a gold explorer with a large land position in the highly-prospective Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory, Quebec, near Newmont Corporation’s Éléonore gold mine. QPM’s flagship project is the Sakami project with significant grades and well-defined drill-ready targets. QPM’s goal is to rapidly explore this project to advance it to the mineral resource estimate stage. Further information about QPM’s portfolio of assets and long-term growth strategy is available at www.qpmcorp.ca . QPM’s management team and Board of Directors has considerable experience in exploring and developing mining projects and companies and is looking to strengthen its team.

Job Description: 

Working in close collaboration with the Vice President Exploration and reporting to the CEO, responsible to plan, direct and supervise all exploration activities in a cost-effective, safe, environmentally and socially sound manner in coordination with the exploration team in the field. Ensure the preparation and compliance with the approved exploration budget. Involved in identifying and reviewing new mineral exploration projects for acquisition and with the negotiation of option or joint venture agreements.

The individual will be part of the technical team, providing technical leadership and knowledge to the company in the following areas:

  • Support the company’s exploration projects through technical assistance, mentoring, technical leadership.
  • Support the company’s executive management with mineral exploration expertise.
  • Mineral resource estimation.
  • Assist with and contribute to corporate development, strategy and reporting needs

Qualifications/Experience:

  • University degree in Geology or Geological Engineering with strong financial skills and understanding
  • Registered or qualified for registration as a Professional Geologist or Professional Engineer in Quebec
  • Strong and varied experience (large to small company and consulting) with +15 years in the industry, preferably including head office and field exploration roles, with significant exposure to gold sector
  • Strong and varied experience (large to small company and consulting) with +15 years in the industry, preferably including head office and field exploration roles, with significant exposure to gold sector
  • Must be dynamic, self-motivated and demonstrate a determination to excel and commitment to action and be able to transfer these attributes to company’s business activities.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to write reports and interact with peers and executive management.
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
  • Understanding and performance of mineral resource company valuations, including cashflow models, and comparative analyses.
  • Sound understanding of resource modelling, mine design processes, software, and tradeoff studies.
  • Capacity to perform resource modelling work, and direct and guide a team.
  • Experience with technical studies, project development and project start-up experience.
  • Experience with both owner-operated and contracted exploration services an asset.
  • Familiar with the company’s NI 43-101 obligations, and preferably a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.
  • Able to show success in meeting objectives and budgets.
  • Equally comfortable in the boardroom and at exploration and mine sites.
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible and creative.
  • English required.
  • Travel 50% – extended periods is not the norm but may be required on occasion. Short-term travel, often on short notice, is likely.

To Apply: 

Submit a CV and references to Quebec Precious Metals Corporation by email at nchampigny@qpmcorp.com with the subject line “Position of Exploration Manager”. 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020