Employment Vacancies at Acacia Mining

Application Deadline: 23 Feb 2016



Process Operator Refinery-078006


Acacia Mining seeks to employ two Process Operators - Refinery based at Bulyanhulu Mine. These roles report to the Refinery First Line Leader and the role holders will be accountable for refinery activities (operation of the Acacia Reactor, Knelson Concentrators etc.).

This is a permanent role, with the work roster being fourteen (14) days on and seven (7) days off.


• Ensure safe work practices, i.e. attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies of BGML, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines.
• To maintain and keep confidential all refinery information, including schedules, activities, equipment layout, building layout, gold information and passwords
• To comply with the Gold Security Standard at all times
• To operate the Acacia reactor and the Knelson concentrators to achieve optimum gold recovery
• Electrowinning Cells Cleaning
• Sludge filtration
• Calcining
• Flux preparation
• Smelting
• To take part in the bullion boxing process and the gold shipment process as required
• Ensure accurate operation of equipment, including the electrowinning cells, filters, smelting furnaces, calcining oven and weighing balances through regular maintenance and calibration.
• Ensure calibration and services are performed with high priority as per schedule.
• Ensure all refinery reagents and consumables are arranged and stored properly with their respective labels.
• To maintain an excellent standard of housekeeping in the refinery, including the gravity circuit, Acacia reactor building, and electrowinning section, ensuring that all equipment is cleaned and well maintained
• To contribute actively, think critically, support peers
• To complete tasks on time and to standard
• To concentrate and collaborate


Qualification Requirements:

• Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education
• Mineral Processing Qualification / Certificate will be advantageous
• Police / Security Clearance

Experience Requirements:

• 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role, including previous work experience in the mining industry

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

• Accuracy and Reliability
• General sampling
• Problem solving
• Time Managemen
• Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Interpersonal skills
• Excellent communications skills in English
• High level of integrity and confidentiality

Job Processing Operator
Primary LocationTanzania-Shinyanga Region-Shinyanga





Job Description

IT Section Leader-078013


Acacia Mining seeks to employ an experienced IT Section Leader based at Bulyanhulu Mine. This role reports to the Commercial Manager and the role holder will be accountable to provide leadership and services that deliver industry best practices in Information Technology to meet current and future business needs.

This is a permanent role, with the work roster being six weeks on and three weeks off.


• Optimize the level of IT services to deliver value
• Deliver adequate IT Services for site departments and units
• Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
• Maintain core hardware availability
• Oversees all help desk activities at the site level and ensure timely helpdesk calls resolution
• Motivates the team to work together in the most efficient manner
• Maintain network availability (Wired and wireless)
• Implements network security at the site level as established by the corporate team
• Ensure TV System Availability
• End users hardware availability
• Assists in the planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting site infrastructure
• Works with project teams to help implement Internal Systems
• Ensure Two-Way Radio Communication Availability
• Customers satisfaction on Information Technology services delivery
• Compliance with IT Operational Systems (Helpdesk System, Network Monitoring, E-mail and Internet, Voice Communication Systems, Asset Inventory and Management)
• Prepare timely and accurate weekly/ monthly/ quarterly/ annual reports for the IT department
• Sustainment of mine site Data Centre facilities in conjunction with the Central IMT services team and in accordance with IMT Standard Operating Procedures
• Work with the Central IMT team to ensure services levels are met and comply with IMT standards and procedures
• Ensure that objectives are met by team members
• Completion of performance monitoring and appraisal meetings
• Existence of Development Plans for team members, ensuring that milestones are achieved
• Improvement in Culture Behavioural Gap between the current and desired behaviors of team members
• Improvement in team member and peer feedback


Qualification Requirements:

• Advanced Diploma/ Degree in Information Technology
• Masters in Computer Engineering will be advantageous
• Microsoft Certified Solution Expert
• Cisco Certified Network Associate, CompTIA A+, ITIL Certification will be an added advantage

Experience Requirements:

• Must have at least 6 years’ experience in Information Technology, with at least 2 years in a leadership role
• Technical Skills required: MS Windows Server 2008, MS Windows 7, Active Directory, Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft Office 2010, Symantec Backup, Cisco Networking

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

• Project Management
• Asset Management
• Hardware Repair and Maintenance
• Data Backup and Restore
• Systems design and implementation
• Time management, scheduling and planning
• Team Leadership
• Team Membership
• Coaching
• Conflict Resolution
• Counseling, Disciplining
• Managing Culture
• Negotiating
• Presentation Skills

Job InformationTechnology
Primary LocationTanzania-Shinyanga Region-Bulyanhulu Gold Mine


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