Officer – Safety Job Opportunity at Barrick – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD

Job Overview

Officer – Safety  
Barrick – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD

The Bulyanhulu Team is seeking to recruit a Safety Officer to join and grow their team.

You will be expected to align to the Barrick DNA and to operate within our mining assets with our best people teams. You will contribute in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with Mine Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures and ensure daily targets are met.
The role is responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing the company’s employee safety at work. Their main duty is to ensure that the company is in compliance with and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines. Also, you will be provided advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

About Bulyanhulu Team

Bulyanhulu is situated in northwest Tanzania, in the Kahama district of the Shinyanga region, approximately 55 kilometers south of Lake Victoria and 150 kilometers southwest of the city of Mwanza. Bulyanhulu is a narrow-vein gold mine containing gold, silver, and copper mineralization in sulphides. The mineralization of Bulyanhulu is associated with a number of steeply-dipping veins. Bulyanhulu commenced commercial production in 2001.


Lead and influence change whilst developing a positive safety culture
Provide support and guidance to Safety Representatives
Conduct On job Coaching and Training to employees on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices
Demonstrate commitment to the completion of health and safety activities
Timely and accurate completion of Safety daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly reports
Conduct scheduled weekly and monthly Safety meetings
Maintain accuracy of the information in the Management of Change (MOC’s ) database
Participate in the review of Standard Operating Procedures
Conduct workplace inspections and audits as required
Assist in incident and accident investigations.
Monitor and follow up on incident investigation recommendations to ensure actions are completed and implemented.
Ensure compliance with relevant Tanzanian Occupational Health and Safety regulations
Demonstrate commitment to the completion of health and safety activities including standards set for the company.
Correct and report safety hazards when observed.
Actively support and participate in safety initiatives or training as required.
Assisting with the facilitation of formal risk assessments.
Understanding of related department activities and managing their impact on the safety programs

Qualification requirements

Ordinary Level Secondary Education Certificate
Certification in Emergency response Management
Level 3 First Aid Training
A Valid Driving License
Formal Training Qualification in Risk Management, Accident Investigations, and Occupational Health and Safety

Experience and competencies needed

2 – 3 Years’ Experience in Safety Practice in Mining, Processing, or Maintenance disciplines. Underground Mining Experience added as an advantage
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What We Can Offer You

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits
The 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
Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume online
Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME
Indicating the role title “Safety Officer” in the subject of your email
Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]
Please forward applications before 01st July 2022

We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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