Job Opportunity at Barrick Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Limited, Exploration Manager

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Job Opportunity at Barrick Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Limited, Exploration Manager

Exploration Manager

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Location: Shinyanga Region, Tanzania

Position Description:

The successful candidate will manage all exploration activities in Tanzania from regional generative programs through grassroots work on new projects to more advanced brownfields exploration on and around Bulyanhulu, North Mara and Buzwagi mines. This position is responsible for the discovery of satellite orebodies and the replacement of our depletion through mining as well as the discovery of world class gold deposits. 


  • Recruit, train and develop talented national geologists into levels of increasing responsibility. Provide mentorship and guidance for senior exploration staff.
  • Collection and maintenance of highest quality data and constant monitoring of the data collection process to ensure it meets all required standards for reporting to the stock exchange
  • Management of 2D & 3D databases and ensuring that Leapfrog3D / Micromine projects & ArcGIS workspaces are accurate and always up to date and accessible by the wider AME team
  • Establish and ensure that best practices are being employed and that technical expertise is being used effectively to meet project milestones and objectives
  • Ensure completion of all technical work programs within approved timelines and budgets and delivery of all required information in a timely manner for completion of year-end Resource and Reserve calculations
  • Exploration program planning, budgeting, reporting and other normal administrative duties associated with such a role
  • Debating and presenting models, targets, and results to the company and the public and being able to engage with senior technical staff in the company
  • Maintaining relationships with contractors and JV partners
  • Actively contribute to the establishment and growth of positive relationships that maintain our social license in the communities and Governments with which we operate
  • Ensure there is adherence to all required regulatory legislation and instill a safety culture across field teams and maintain safety standards
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Constant movement between project areas where work is ongoing and senior oversight is required
  • The ownership of our geological models throughout Tanzania including the operations.
  • Responsible for generative work in Tanzania, with support from the roving AME technical & generative team. Ensuring that work programs over target areas of interest are carried out in a timely and efficient manner according to corporate objectives
  • Responsible for identifying and progressing new exploration business opportunities in Tanzania, through a deep knowledge of Tanzanian projects, deposits and operations and ongoing mineral intelligence


  • Graduate degree as well as a professional designation (e.g. CPA, CMA, CA, CIA), or equivalent work
  • A proven track record of discovery and a passion for geology and a desire to find world class orebodies
  • Have prior experience in a similar role of a similar scale. Prior experience managing diverse teams in Africa will be looked upon favorably
  • Experience in Proterozoic or Archean greenstone terrains for orogenic gold exploration and with a strong geological background, particularly structural geology
  • An excellent understanding of geological environments, deposit models, and ore-forming processes as pertains to the latest concepts of gold deposit environments
  • An ability to think across-scales and to integrate diverse, large datasets
  • Undergraduate degree in geology and/or geological engineering; advanced degree an asset
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in mineral exploration including with significant gold experience
  • Experience in Project Generation and development of grassroots targets through the exploration process
  • Experience exploring on active mine-sites, both open pit and underground
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety, environment, and community
  • A track record of talent development with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills and needs to be prepared to spend time in the field with the team ensuring the basics are being done properly
  • Experience in field mapping, pitting, trenching, regolith mapping, RC chip and core logging, Geological interpretation, construction of detailed geological models etc.
  • Exposure to large engineering projects such as Feasibility Studies would be an asset
  • Have a good understanding of project economics and evaluation
  • Previous work experience with any of the following software platforms; Datashed, Target/Target for ArcGIS, ArcGIS, Vulcan, Micromine, Leapfrog would be beneficial
  • Registered as or has the ability to be registered as a Professional Geologist

What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: bulyrecruitment@barrick.com

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.

About Barrick

Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA). Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts.

Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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



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