Jobs at Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGM)


Position:                                            Senior Geologist

Contract type & Duration:                 Unspecified Time Contract

R       Reporting to:                                     Exploration Manager – Tanzania

Number of Positions:                        One (01)

Location:                                           Dodoma



It is a full-time, permanent role with roster-based travel to the company’s exploration projects across Tanzania. The role aims to produce geological and mineral system models and interpretations based on various datasets and at multiple scales, which lead to an improved understanding and enhanced ability to target gold mineralization effectively. Leading involvement in target generation and development. Plan and implement work programs to test mineral system models and interpretations safely, sustainably, and within the allocated budget.


  • Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) or Master of Science in Geology.
  • Geita Greenfields Mineral Exploration Limited is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant exploration experience in the mining industry. Greenfields exploration experience will benefit will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in a wide range of exploration practices and techniques, including geochemistry, structural geology, geological mapping, GIS, sampling methods, drilling and geophysical interpretation.
  • Ability to critically assess the research conclusions and make recommendations for applying the research in the exploration process.
  • Ability to apply appropriate modelling and analytical systems, tools, and skills to develop and test the understanding of the target/deposit through effective work programs and proposals.
  • Ability to apply practical field experience and technical skills in developing quality exploration targets and effective work programs and proposals to test geological concepts.
  • Broad-based understanding of the gold mining industry, including mining, metallurgy, resources & reserves, and geotechnical engineering.
  • Valid driver’s license and proficiency in operating 4WD vehicles.
  • Advanced working knowledge of, and experience with, GIS and other exploration software applicable to the role.

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  1. Safety
  • Demonstrate and encourage a proactive safety culture within the team and the organisation.
  • Ensure rapid and effective communication of any significant incidents to your manager.
  • Implement and enforce Greenfields’ protocols and procedures to safely manage all operations.
  • Monitor and recommend improvements to enhance the effectiveness of the safety management system and requisite behaviours and practices.
  • Identify safety risks and resolve emerging issues, escalating issues and safety risks that impact other areas.
  • Ensure appropriate resources are applied to achieve safety objectives.
  • Model behaviour consistent with the AGA Safety Vision, Values and Procedures.
  1. Leadership
  • Supervise exploration field work and teams. Coordinate the work of geotechnicians to ensure performance, budget and other key objectives are met.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to the team to improve performance and motivation and ensure issues are escalated as appropriate
  • Conduct performance reviews in consultation with and at the direction of your manager.
  • Support the Manager Tanzania Exploration in implementing the vision, performance expectations and desired culture for the team.
  • Monitor the performance of staff, contractors, and consultants to ensure activities comply with vision, values, standards, and procedures. Take appropriate action to address the issues identified.
  • Support the Manager Tanzania Exploration to ensure efficient and prompt communication of any changes, issues, or other areas of interest relevant to reporting or support groups.
  • Implement effective team communication to maximise team efficiency and effectiveness.
  1. Planning and reporting
  • Assist the Manager Tanzania Exploration in developing strategy, plans and reports, especially for managed projects.
  • Develop a one-year plan for improving the geological understanding of projects and improving the performance of a given exploration team to support the regional strategy.
  • Provide technical advice to the Manager Tanzania Exploration in developing a regional strategy.
  • Prepare timely and accurate detailed reports, maps, plans and sections to meet management, stakeholder, and JV requirements.
  1. Technical
  • Build 2D and 3D geological interpretations and models based on, but not limited to, geological mapping and geophysical-, geochemical-, geological- and drilling datasets.
  • Assist with coordinating research activities and reviewing and prioritising research proposals in consultation with exploration managers and other geologists.
  • Work with the Specialists team and, where appropriate, the Target Generation team to:
  • develop an understanding of mineral systems at the prospect-, district- and terrane-scale
  • build mineral system models to support target identification and evaluations.
  • Participate and, where appropriate, lead in the review of projects and third-party opportunities by providing geological interpretations and suggestions.
  • Work with the Target Generation team to develop strategies for generating new projects and ranking them within the GEMS.
  • Build technical capacity across the region.
  • Work collaboratively with peers to continually improve exploration systems, processes, and metrics.
  • Engage with the exploration team, other specialists and consultants and Team Leader Specialists collaboratively to develop geological understanding in areas of interest.
  • Assist with the management and prioritisation of R&D projects and activities.
  • Design and implement work programs with clearly defined technical requirements, targeting rationale and defined decision points. Ensure the programs take account of the complexities of the sites and compliance requirements and that required approvals are obtained.
  • Supervise contractors in the field to implement work programs. Ensure that work is completed in accordance with the HSEC requirements/ standards.
  • Liaise with the Logistics Coordinator regarding field activities such as camp facilities, equipment needs, rehabilitation and access requirements. Ensure adequate and accurate maps and instructions are given to allow field support-staff time to organise logistics.
  • Maintain and supervise high-quality data collection and ensure that relevant information is captured.
  • Ensure appropriate quality control procedures are implemented, including reviewing and monitoring sampling processes and procedures. Ensure the security of all samples and analytical results and the confidentiality of all commercially sensitive information.
  1.  Corporate Governance
  • Ensure the team maintains the required permits, certifications, and licenses to perform their role.
  • Continually reinforce the requirement to conduct activities in accordance with stated values, policies & procedures, and legislative requirements.
  • Adhere to cost budget control requirements.
  • Ensure you and your team comply with all legal and statutory requirements applicable to the role, including:
  1. Health, Safety, Environmental and Community legislation and regulations.
  2. United States Sarbanes Oxley Act, 2002 (as applicable).
  • Comply with all applicable AGA policies and procedures.
  • At all times, act in accordance with AGA’s Values.

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  • Ability to supervise field teams and contractors concerning work-related safety issues or other exploration-related work.
  • Awareness of the local culture and community aspects of exploration and the required approvals and land access arrangements.
  • Be an excellent mentor to junior geologists.
  • Good awareness and ability to manage workplace safety, health, and environmental requirements.
  • High degree of organisational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to report and present technical and administrative results and issues.
  •  Medically fit to work in remote locations with limited medical facilities.


  • Please apply by clicking APPLY button below
  • On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names, and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
  • You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager – Human Resources’’ Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be Senior Geologist
  • If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website   for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
  • You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
  • Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).


  • Applications should reach the above on or before 9th June 2023 at 5:30 PM
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


  • Please note when you are invited for interviews, you will be required to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (Covid-19 vaccination certificate) or if you are not vaccinated, please go for a Covid-19 test and obtain a 96 – hour valid PCR Covid-19 negative certificate.
  • You are also advised to adhere to all recommended prevention measures including proper wearing of face masks and washing or sanitizing your hands before you are allowed through Geita Gold Mine entry points.

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