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Project Geologist at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD

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Project Geologist at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD


Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD

The North Mara gold mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region.

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Project Geologist to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity.
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach.
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose.
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy.
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable.
  • Committing to Zero Harm.
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships.
  • If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Ensure the efficient planning and coordination of all geological activities to meet operational targets.
  • Participate-in and provide a strong contribution to the site safety and environment culture.
  • Ensure the works are performed in accordance with approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), supervising and coaching of graduate geologists.
  • Engage in MRM technical training program for Junior/Graduate Geologists to ensure for full geological understanding of ore bodies.
  • Supervise drilling programs and field logistics to ensure drilling compliance is tracked against budget.
  • Ensures best practice in drilling, sampling and assay quality control and quality assurance and develops procedures.
  • Providing geological support to the operation while assisting with effective supervision of junior staff within MRM to help maximize resource definition, geological understanding and profitable ore extraction.
  • Lead, develop, motivate, and encourage direct reports, peers, and other personnel to successfully achieve individual, departmental and company objectives.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the site geologists to prepare and interpret the geology on geological sections to derive a geological model for deposits.
  • Produce high quality geological models using Seequent’s Leapfrog Geo geological modelling software.
  • Ensure geological modelling methodologies are undertaken in accordance with standards and procedures.
  • Undertake data validation and QAQC on modelling-related data. Ensure QA compliance of samples, follow-up
  • QC issues and sources of errors, identify mistakes and rectify.
  • Close working relationship with Exploration to ensure that the geologic modelling agrees with operational geology data.
  • Prepare routine reports as required.
  • Manage budgets for drill programs.
  • Creation of additional targets into the pipeline.
  • To the best of your knowledge and abilities, perform the duties assigned to you.

Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology or related field required.

Experience and competencies needed.

  • Five to seven years of post-graduate experience with at least 3 years in mineral exploration and mine geology, ore control or resource modelling or project geologist roles.
  • Experience with Vulcan, Leapfrog, Micromine or other mining software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal. communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative on projects and work independently.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of this job required.
  • Demonstrated people leadership + management skills and training.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to, OH&S and Environmental Management best practice.
  • Database Software package.
  • A valid Driver’s License. Have good work ethic and be goal oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Current light vehicle driver’s license.
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office Power point.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to HSE best practice.
  • Possess a Valid Tanzanian driving license, class B, C, D and E.
  • Able to Drive Manual Transmission/Stick Shift Transmission.

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.

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