Job Vacancy at Barrick –  Project Geologist

by Stunner

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit a Project Geologist to join our team within Mineral Resource Development. As part of our MRM team the successful candidate will need to have a real passion for field geology and show strong analytical skills, must have ability to provide great-service, delivering top-quality work and adding value to support and underpin mine planning, studies, strategic planning, and to allow evaluation of business opportunities. The candidate must align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure all geological activities are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to NGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

Reporting to: Senior Project Geologist.

Contract Duration: Permanent.


  • 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.

Project Geologist Job Vacancy.


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


  • 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 licence.
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office Power point.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to HSE best practice.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU: A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and benefits. 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.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME Indicating the role title “PROJECT GEOLOGIST” in the subject of your email Send your application via e-mail to:
If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara 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.Please forward applications before 16th March, 2022.BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES! NMGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our compliance Hotline, by calling Toll-Free Number   +1-877-246-5399 or through

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