Competent Person for Mineral Resources at LKAB

Competent Person for Mineral Resources at LKAB

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Yrke: Teamledare
Arbetsgivare: Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB
Arbetets ort: Kiruna, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2023-04-10
Publiceringsdatum: 2023-03-07


Arbetslivserfarenhet: Teamledare


Job Posting End Date / last application date:


Are you interested to be a part of our journey?

The LKAB Exploration Department is seeking a Senior or Principal Resource Geologist to act as Competent Person on behalf of the company regarding the annual reporting of Mineral Resources according to PERC(2021) with a focus on iron ore deposits.

The position includes the managing of a team of resource and database geologists. The Exploration Department is in an expansive phase with responsibility for the supply of Mineral Resources to our underground and surface mines 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 the conversion to Mineral Reserves. You would also be responsible for assisting in work to develop the process and methodology for PERC reporting within the company. You will be working on projects from an early exploration stage onwards.

The position includes managing a team of geologists who are specialized in geodata management 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 either Kiruna or Malmberget and travel will be a natural part of the job. We offer an interesting and dynamic workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties.

This is a permanent position.


We are looking for a Senior or Principal Resource Geologist with a BSc or higher degree and a minimum of 15 years’ experience, preferably within both exploration and mining. Experience of technical reporting according to international standards, preferably PERC.  

As a person you should be both responsible and driven, but also perceptive and flexible. You possess good leadership qualities with a focus on building relationships. You have a genuine interest in 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 must be able to express yourself well both in written and spoken English. Preferably also Swedish but if not, we want you to be eager to learn.

Application and information

If you find this position interesting, please send us a cover letter and a CV no later than 9th April.

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

Union representatives


Sakari Alanko, Unionen, 0980-725 08


Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, 0920-38076

SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku, 0970-79532

Ledarna Södra – Annica Kaati, 0970-767 65

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.


At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We're looking forward to hearing from you!


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