Senior Exploration Geologist Job at North Mara Gold Mine Limited – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  12 August 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 14-07-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Senior Exploration Geologist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

North Mara Gold Mine Limited

Deadline of this Job:
12 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position Description:
Barrick Gold Corporation seeks to employ 2 Senior Exploration Geologists to work with the Exploration Department in Bulyanhulu at North Mara Mines, Tanzania (1 role in each). The roles will report to the Exploration Manager and will be accountable to help execute the exploration programs, provide leadership, strategy and systems that delivers optimal evaluation and development of potential resources in our existing mines and regional targets. Manage the addition of more ounces of gold to inventory and Mineral Resource through discovery of additional resources around mines and via Brownfield programs utilizing efficient and effective budgets. Ensure on time delivery of geological inputs into Mine Planning and Operations functions. Assist as required in programs to develop geological skills for future operations.
Reporting to: Exploration Manager
Duration: Permanent

• Under the supervision of the exploration manager execute exploration programs, including but not limited to mapping, soil sampling, drill rig supervision, core logging, manage field logistics, collect geological data, and evaluate results on a daily basis in a safe and cost-effective manner
• Participate in exploration program planning to ensure that programs are designed considering alternative options, costs, target rankings and are in line with Life of Mine strategy
• Participate in reducing overall exploration costs through effective management, option analysis, minimizing delay times, control of consumables etc
• Develop detailed documentation to justify proposed exploration programs in order to support Capital applications and Budgets
• Ensure data capture is subjected to rigorous quality control
• Ensuring high quality synthesis maps and presentation are established on all key projects with a focus of geological context in time.
• Develop regional-, target-, and deposit-scale geological models as exploration progresses (lithology, structure, alteration, and mineralization)
• Brownfields opportunities are reviewed / updated, ranked and staged programs defined, scheduled and cost accounted. Justification presented to Exploration Manager for consideration
• Drilling programs progress as planned in a safe manner with holes drilled and logged at planned cost. Progress and results are communicated to management in timely fashion
• Ensure lithological and structure wireframes / models are continually updated with new data
• Ensure optimal drilling schedule is adhered to and deliver priority targets in timely manner to deliver datasets for Mineral Resource updates in line with the Mine Planning cycle. The incumbent will also be required to evaluate sections maps and plans for the drilling programs.
• High degree of interaction with other leaders (removing silos between teams)
• Provide technical leadership for the exploration team including review, development and maintenance of best practice technical exploration systems and protocols;
• In collaboration with the Exploration Manager will ensure technical coaching for professional development purposes and a proactive mentorship of junior staff. Identify high performers and align for advancement
• Be proactive in approaching and building teamwork with Department Team Members
• Assist Exploration Manager with all reporting requirements to government and all other stakeholders to be concise, effective & delivered on schedule
• Ensure Exploration Department members and associated contractors had Zero LTIs. Increased focus on reporting and investigation of high potential incidents
• Immediate stoppage of unsafe behaviors. Proactive in sending safety messages, safety alerts, interactions with teams and participating in safety meetings. FLRA conducted at all work places without fail
• Ensure working in corruption free environment
• Zero Reputational damaging incidents;

Qualification Requirements:
• A minimum bachelor’s degree in Geology or Earth Science; however, a post-graduate degree would be an asset.
• Member of the SEG or equivalent

Experience Requirements:
• Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in mineral exploration
• Experience in managing exploration data/drilling programs
• An ability to think across-scales and to integrate diverse, large datasets
• Experience developing geological models at both the deposit- and regional-belt scales

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
• Solid knowledge of Intrusion Related / Archean and/or Paleoproterozoic gold deposit models
• Regional-scale targeting and exploration experience
• An excellent understanding of geological settings, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as it pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments.
• A demonstrated commitment to safety, environment, and community
• Good hands-on experience in field work, exploration data & drilling programs
• Shown to be self-motivated and possesses leadership abilities
• Previous work experience with Leapfrog, ArcGIS, MicroMine, and other related software platforms
• Hazard identification and Risk assessment
• Mine health &Safety Act awareness

What We Can Offer You:
• A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
• Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
• Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
• Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines
• Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME
• Indicating the role title “SENIOR EXPLORATION GEOLOGIST “ in the subject of your email
• Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]  
If you are not contacted by Barrick – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Please forward applications before 12th August 2021

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