Competent Person for Resources to the Exploration Department at LKAB

Competent Person for Resources to the Exploration Department at LKAB [OBS denna annons har utgått]

Annons: 25429563
Yrke: Geolog
Arbetsgivare: Kiruna
Arbetets ort: Kiruna, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-01-31
Publiceringsdatum: 2021-12-15


Arbetslivserfarenhet: Geolog


About the company

LKAB is an international mining and minerals group that offers sustainable iron ore, minerals and special products. We are committed to developing carbon-free processes and products by 2045, leading the transformation of the iron and steel industry.

We are one of Sweden's oldest industrial companies and are wholly owned by the Swedish state. Since 1890 we have developed through unique innovations and technological solutions and are driven forward by more than 4500 employees in 12 countries. In 2020, the LKAB group had sales of about SEK 34 billion.

Sustainability is the core of our business, and our ambition is to be one of the most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible mining companies in the sector. We manufacture and supply highly processed iron ore products to the global steel market.

The position

LKAB is seeking a Senior Resource Geologist that can act as Competent Person on behalf of the company regarding the annual reporting of mineral resources according to PERC with a focus on iron ore deposits. The position includes managing a team of resource and database geologists. The Exploration Department is in an expansive phase with responsibilities in exploration in our underground mines and open pits and their close surroundings in Malmberget, Kiruna and Svappavaara, as well as for greenfield exploration.

As a Competent Person, you will be responsible for leading the work with annual reporting of exploration results and mineral resources within the company, together with close liaison for conversion to mineral reserves. You are also responsible for assisting in work aiming at developing the process and methodology for PERC reporting within the company. You will be working on projects from the early exploration stage onwards.

The position includes managing a team of geologists specialized in geodata and resource estimation. You will be expected to independently lead the team in accordance with exploration assignments and business orientation. Responsibilities within working environment, budgeting, reporting as well as development of the team and its members are included.

You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget and travel will be a natural part of the job.

We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties. The position is permanent.

Skills and qualifications

We are looking for a Senior Resource Geologist with a BSc or higher degree and a minimum of 10 years experience, preferably within both mineral exploration and mining. Experience of reporting according to international standards, preferably PERC.

As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also perceptive and flexible. You possess good leadership qualities with focus on building relationships. You have a genuine interest of mentoring and helping people grow and you are happy to share your knowledge with others.

Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities. We are happy to see that you have completed some leadership training and/or experience of leading people.

A Driving license is a requirement for the position. You possess both written and spoken English, and additionally Swedish, at least as a beginner and eager to learn.

We offer

Welcome to an exciting possibility! We can offer a position with many interesting challenges and a possibility to interact with colleagues from many different disciplines.

You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna/Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle.

The area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc. The ongoing urban transformation in these communities also creates a dynamic and exciting atmosphere.

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If you find this position interesting, please send us a cover letter and a CV no later than January 31, 2022.

For more information about the position please contact Karin Lindgren, Section Manager,

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Hanna Anlér Blomberg, HR Business Partner,

LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding this position.

Union representatives


Sakari Alanko, Unionen, 0980-725 08

Björn Åström, Akademikerföreningen, 0980-72903

Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, 0980-710 50


Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, 0920-38076

SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku, 0970-79532

Ledarna Södra – Annica Kaati, 0970-767 65