Manager – Open Cast Mining

  • Full Time
  • Tarime
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Barrick Gold Corporation

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit Manager – Open Cast Mining 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.

Responsibilities 

  • Manage the Open Cast mining operation in compliance with Tanzanian Mining (safe working) Regulations and Barrick Health Safety and Environmental site requirements.
  • Leadership necessary to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety standards that exceed world industry standards and any applicable legislation and achieve Zero Lost Time Injury (LTI) Frequency Rate.
  • Develop and implement mine plans to ensure optimum exploitation of North Mara ore body.
  • Manage the mining operation to ensure ore is delivered to the ROM stockpile at optimum cost and in a timely manner.
  • Cooperative management and leadership with Engineering Manager and MRM manager to ensure best results for equipment availability, utilization and optimum dilution control and ore reserve management.
  • Develop and implement monitoring systems and procedures to ensure all mining costs are minimized and that all adverse variations are reported, followed up and remedied.
  • Create a working environment which ensures that employees and contractors gain new skills and achieve their full potential by developing and implementing effective training and mentoring programmed.
  • Continually review every aspect of the mine department to ensure that opportunities to add value and increase shareholder wealth are identified and implemented.
  • Implement employee performance management processes to ensure optimum employee performance, in order to identify and remedy substandard performance and behavior.
  • Play a leading role in all appropriate industry committees, government working parties and community groups to ensure that North Mara interests are represented and protected.
  • Participate in the North Mara Senior Management Team to ensure that targets for resources exploitation, capital management, cost control, safety performance, employee development, environmental management and corporate governance are achieved.
  • Manage Succession Planning within the Mining Team to ensure progressive development of Tanzanian employees to assume positions of increasing accountability.
  • To be pro-active in all aspects of operational safety, efficient utilization of the resources, Continuous Improvement ideas and Projects; and encourage teamwork across the departments.
  • Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their area of responsibility.
  • Manage business decisions and transaction in compliance to the Company Code of Ethics and compliance to the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) law and standards.
  • Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the environmental management system
  • Ensuring that the environmental policy and environmental objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of the organization.
  • Ensuring that the resources needed for the environmental management system are available.
  • Communicating the importance of effective environmental management and of conforming to the environmental management system requirements.
  • Ensuring that the environmental management system achieves its intended outcomes.
  • Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
  • Promoting continual improvements.

Roles and Responsibilities on EMS

  • Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
  • Ensuring that the environmental policy and environmental objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of the organization.
  • Ensuring that the resources needed for the environmental management system are available.
  • Communicating the importance of effective environmental management and of conforming to the environmental management system requirements.
  • Ensuring that the environmental management system achieves its intended outcomes.
  • Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
  • Promoting continual improvements.
  • Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their area of responsibility.

Qualification requirements

  • Degree in Mining Engineering or similar Technical Degree that is supported by practical work experience in mining.
  • Mining operation management.
  • Strategic and short term Mine planning.
  • Mining equipment selection and performance.
  • Contracts and Contractor management.
  • Post tertiary qualification in another field to the original degree.
  • MBA (I)/EMBA.
  • Member of the SEG or equivalent.
  • Must demonstrate good oral / written communication skills in English.
  • Team Player and result oriented.
  • A valid Tanzanian driving license
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness.

Experience and Competencies needed.

  • 15 years’ experience in the mining industry, with at least 7years experience in an operational leadership role
  • Good knowledge of mining safety regulations and best practice.
  • Ability to act and operate as part of a team and possess a “can do” attitude that will motivate team to action company directives.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to complete tasks in a safe, timely and professional fashion.
  • Be able to maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Budgeting and managerial experience.
  • Business improvement tools and processes.
  • Mining, processing, maintenance, and geology.
  • Project Management, governance, and controls.
  • Finance and economics.
  • Systems development.
  • Strategic planning.

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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