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Zenith Exploration Manager

Our client is an ASX-listed Junior explorer with high-value assets spread accross Western Australia. This is an opportunity to join them as they advance projects accross their Gold and Lithium projects.

As the Exploration Manager , you will drive the exploration efforts across the tenement portfolio. This is a pivotal role that encompasses strategic planning, budgeting, target generation, technical leadership, stakeholder engagement, and internal and external stakeholder management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set strategic direction, budget, and oversight for exploration activities, from target generation to reporting.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, contributing to the company’s overall growth strategy.
  • Lead and mentor a Senior Exploration Geologist and manage contractors for field programs.
  • Liaise with stakeholders including Traditional Owners, pastoralists, contractors, and the board.
  • Provide support to Tenement Management.
  • Represent the company at conferences, industry events, and investor roadshows.
  • Identify acquisition targetsand growth opportunities and pitch commercial ideas to the Board.


  • Strong technical background with proficiency in target generation and prioritization.
  • Commercial acumen for drafting ASX announcements and investor engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in QGIS and willingness to adapt to the company’s software ecosystem.
  • Experience in Gold and Lithium exploration.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to manage a team effectively.


  • Strong Autonomy and Accountability, you will work with the board in driving outcomes.
  • Flexibility to work partially remotely with virtual server IT support.
  • Performance rights on offer.
  • Opportunity to influence growth strategies and acquisitions, pitch your ideas and develop your commercial skills.
  • Enjoy a collaborative and supportive company culture.

Zenith Search is an equal opportunity service provider and we strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds

Please email for more information and to have a private and confidential discussion.

About your recruiter – John Angara, Mining Consultant

John is part of the Mining Team at Zenith Search, he recruits talents across key areas of Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Metallurgy, and Mining Technology. Read John’s Sourcr Reviews here and see his average salary per placement and what his candidates and clients are saying. This year our Mining Team was recognised with a national award as the Agency of the year for Mining and Resources White Collar Recruitment.


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For more information on the role, please call us on 08 9480 0479 or email us.
Reference: 10118_1692955535

AU$200000.00 - AU$220000 per annum + Superannuation + Incentives

AUD $200,000 – $220,000