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Job Opportunity at Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine, Processing Manager


Processing Manager 

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit a Processing Manager to join North Mara team. The successful candidates for this position will carry out assigned Processing tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies. The position will report to the Mine General Manager. This is a permanent role, with the work roster being 42 days on site and 21 days Offsite.


  • Provide leadership to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards that exceed worldwide industry practice and any applicable legislative requirements.
  • Manage Succession Planning within the Process Operations Team to ensure that Barrick achieves development of Tanzanian employees to assume positions of increasing accountability.  Development of Supervisors, Lead Hands and Process Operators to positions of increasing accountability is a key performance indicator.
  • Lead the Process Operations Team during operations to ensure agreed targets are achieved within corporate safety and environmental guidelines in the areas of:
  • Achieve set targets for Mill Availability, throughput and recovery.
  • Manage Operating & Maintenance costs and capital expenditure.
  • Manage activities of the Operations Team to assure cost effective and high quality metal recovery activities, metallurgical performance and to optimize Company’s financial status.
  • Develop and Implement Safe Work Procedures and other operations procedures.
  • Putting in place the necessary programs and reporting functions that will facilitate the timely reporting of costs, development & production schedules and commitment forecasts.
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to chemical safety standards with a specific focus on Environmental standards and ICMI standards.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                              

  • Degree in Extraction Metallurgy.
  • Crusher ( Gyratory/ Jaw) operation
  • Mills/grinding operation
  • Leaching( CIL/ CIP) operation
  • Elution (Zadra/ AARL ) operation
  • Floatation operation
  • Thickeners operation
  • Reagents mixing and utilization
  • Detoxification operation
  • Pumps and Valves operation
  • Process Control room operation
  • Blower and Compressor operation
  • Mobile equipment operation
  • Gantry/ Overhead crane and basic rigging
  • Gold room/ Refinery operation
  • Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Process Plant design criteria
  • Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to troubleshoot operational  problems
  • Fundamentals of Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Safety Awareness  and accident investigation
  • Business Skills and Management
  • Fundamental of Project Management
  • Fundamental of Business Improvement
  • Environmental Legislation
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Leadership qualification
  • Pronto and Flow centric
  • Sample collection and submission


  • Minimum 10 years’ – Supervision experience in mineral processing
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience at a managerial level.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in gold processing
  • Experience with gold smelting, boxing and shipment process
  • Experience with gold room operatio
  • Experience with GSS gold security standard
  • Experience with reactor/ ICR operation
  • Experience with smelting crucible changing process
  • Experience with soft skill PC, pronto and flow centric  system


  • Effective communication
  • English literacy and numeracy
  • Document management
  • Systems design and implementation
  • Computer skills – word, excel, Outlook
  • Soft Skills Pronto and Flow centric
  • Reporting skills
  • Time management, scheduling and planning
  • Analysis and interpretation of data
  • Business Improvement tools and processes
  • Supervising
  • Coordinating 
  • Facilitating
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Process Plant operation Skills
  • Meeting management
  • Cost evaluation/analysis  Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Talent management
  • Decision making 
  • Safety conscious
  • Interviewing


  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • 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.

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

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 5th November, 2020.

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