Senior Geologist

Posted 1 November by Lilium Recruitment

Senior Geologist - General Manager Designate

Department: Future Geoscience Ltd

Position: Full-Time, Permanent

Location: Welshpool / Conwy

Job Purpose

of a Senior Geologist

  • To manage the throughput, delivery and quality of Multi-client and propriety geological reports in Future Geoscience Limited (FGL)
  • Will complete their own technical reports and manage technical delivery teams
  • In conjunction with the Marketing Director FGL, will perform all tasks necessary to achieve the FGL annual sales budgets and forecasts.
  • Be involved in the recruitment of new geological staff in region, subject to approval from FGL Board (for geologists).

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to Managing Director FGL
  • Technical Line Manager for the geological staff in FGL/allocated to FGL by the shareholders
  • To supervise the work of geologists in the FGL team and subcontractors
  • Manage the prioritisation, delivery, technical quality of geological reports undertaken by geologists
  • Input into Business Development and direction of Proprietary and MC technical services
  • Peer Relationships: Country Managers in Hafren Financial Controllers, Sales and Marketing teams and Lab managers and equivalent in PetroStrat
  • Input to the FGL R&D of stratigraphic and sedimentological development and of FGL technical services


  • Annual operating budget in agreement with FGL plan for MC and Proprietary operations
  • In conjunction with the Technical and Operations Managers in Chemostrat and PetroStrat to help build a geological team (appropriate to MC and Proprietary budget requirements)
  • Assist MD (FGL) with the maintenance of relationships with agents in appropriate areas (universities, government agencies, consultants, corestores) relating to geological report delivery

Principal Accountabilities:

  • The manager will assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organisation's strategic plans and help implement growth plans
  • They will proactively drive the business development activities of FGL via the sales and marketing teams of the shareholders and including initiating business opportunities for FGL personally
  • They will be involved in Geological Project Management, overseeing geological project work, ensuring that work is of the high standards in FGL requires, providing sedimentological input as required
  • They will be also be directly involved in their own projects, carrying out interpretation, reporting, presentation of reports
  • To undertake and / or manage client reporting and promotional presentations for Future Geoscience services globally
  • In conjunction with the Marketing Director FGL to aid in the promotion of FGL and parent company services
  • To maintain a high profile within the Business and Academic community, promoting Hafren / PetroStrat and FGL at all levels
  • They will be expected to maintain a high scientific profile for the FGL through publications and conference papers
  • They will be expected to provide technical input for marketing strategies for FGL initiatives
  • They may be expected to attend of trade shows in the globally as requested by the Marketing Director or the MD of FGL
  • They will provide input to the FGL for cash flows, reforecasts and budgets in order that FGL can react to resource requirements
  • Advise the FGL Board on local market requirements and conditions in each of the FGL operational areas

Internal and External Relationships

  • The Geological Manager will have input into the marketing and strategy, but will follow the direction from FGL Board
  • Maintain close relationships with other Hafren and Petrostrat Managers, Financial controllers, Sales and Marketing teams and Lab Managers
  • Develop relationships with such external agents as may be required for the execution of the group’s strategy.


  • Annual salary is based upon FGL remuneration scales, with a weighting for local living costs
  • FGL have a Bonus scheme, which will be applicable to Senior Geologist position
  • Manager-level bonus schemes are based upon Group and local calculations

Senior Geologist - General Manager Designate

Required skills

  • Senior
  • Geologist
  • mining
  • geoscience
  • resources

Reference: 36508242

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