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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Jobs at Senior Exploration Geologist Barrick Gold Corporation

Barrick Gold Corporation

Barrick Gold Corporation seeks to employ a Senior Geologist for the Exploration Department across our operations in Tanzania. This role reports to the Exploration Manager. The Senior Geologist will be responsible for executing exploration programs, providing leadership, strategy, and systems that deliver optimal evaluation and development of potential resources in our existing mines (North Mara, Buly, and Buzwagi) and regional targets. 

Additional responsibilities include managing the addition of more ounces of gold to inventory and Mineral Resource through the 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.


  • Ensure that Exploration Department members and associated contractors had Zero LTIs. Increased focus on reporting and investigation of high potential incidents.
  • The immediate stoppage of unsafe behaviors. Proactive in sending safety messages, safety alerts, interactions with teams, and participating in safety meetings. FLRA conducted at all workplaces without fail.
  • Execution of the 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.
  • Provide a high level of mentoring to the team members and ensure the team is being developed to their best for future roles
  • Participate in program planning to ensure that programs are designed considering alternative options, costs, target rankings are in line with the Life of Mine strategy.
  • Participate in the review of Brownfields targets and rankings, and development of staged evaluation programs
  • Develop detailed documentation to justify proposed exploration programs in order to support Capital applications and Budgets
  • Participate in reducing overall exploration costs through effective management, analyses while minimizing delay times.
  • Ensure optimal drilling schedule is adhered to and deliver priority targets in a timely manner
  • Ensure drilling programs are managed to deliver datasets for Mineral Resource updates in line with the Mine Planning cycle. 
  • Increased focus on the technical development of geoscientists
  • Technical Reports completed on schedule
  • Help in the technical development of geoscientists; identify high performers and align for advancement
  • Ensure continuous improvement processes with Project Geology to deliver improved quality of geological inputs and supervision of brownfield exploration activities
  • Ensure data capture is subjected to rigorous quality control
  • Develop and manage initiatives to deliver cost improvements in areas of responsibility;
  • Ensure working in a corruption-free environment
  • Zero Reputational damaging incidents;
  • Brownfields opportunities are reviewed/updated, ranked and staged programs defined, scheduled and cost accounted. The justification presented to the Exploration Manager for consideration. 

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Member of the SEG or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in geology (preferably geology exploration)
  • Experience in managing exploration data/drilling programs
  • Hands-on experience in fieldwork, exploration data, and drilling programs.

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Knowledge in geology software (ArcGIS, datamine, micromine, leapfrog, Surpac, Vulcan software
  • Project management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Business improvement tools
  • Practical hands-on mapping, sampling, and logging skills.
  • Team Leadership