Barrick Gold is a leading international gold mining company, with a portfolio of 26 operating mines and seven advanced exploration and development projects, located across five continents. The Company holds a prominent position within the gold mining industry, with proforma gold mineral reserves of 139 million ounces and copper production of approximately 370 million pounds. Barrick shares are traded on the Toronto, New York and London stock exchanges.
Barrick Tanzania is part of Barrick Gold Corporations global operations. Barrick Tanzania has the largest Gold Mine portfolio in Tanzania, with three operating gold mines namely Bulyanhulu, North Mara and Tulawaka. It also has an advanced exploration nickel project, Kabanga Nickel and an advanced development gold project, Buzwagi Project.
We are seeking a dedicated, self motivated and highly organized Helpdesk Specialist to join the IT Department. The successful applicant will join a team of qualified IT Personnel at Bulyanhulu mine site who will support and carry out all duties assigned by the company.
Reporting Line: IT System Administrator
Location: Bulyanhulu Gold Mine; 1000km inland from Dar es Salaam; Shinyanga
Regional, Kahama District.
Work Schedule: Rotational Status, (8 weeks on 4 weeks off)
The principle duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide 1st Level system Administration support to the site
To provide coverage for support calls and ensure the calls are actioned accordingly
Site TV Signal administration and troubleshooting
DSTV Portable Dish installation, configuration and troubleshooting for end users
Site Public Addressing (PA) system administration and installation
Provide support to users on installation and orientation of software
Backup all data daily
Recover data from backup and archive tapes as required
Maintain technical support documentation in accordance with Procedures
The successful applicants must have the following qualifications/skills:
Advanced level certificate of secondary education and IT Diploma holder
Previous experience in the same position will be an added advantage
Ability to prioritize heavy workload
Relate to all levels of the organization
Continually promote safety in the work place
Good communication skills in English and Swahili
The position will attract a competitive salary package, which includes excellent leave conditions and benefits. Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Barrick Group has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. If you are not contacted by Barrick within fourteen days (14) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Barrick Gold Mine Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management.
Please forward your applications before the May 08, 2008