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Millwright, West Africa – Mali Learn More

The Company
Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Position
Millwright, West Africa – Mali

Introduction
The principal function of the Millwright is to support the Mechanical maintenance activities within the Processing Plant, ensuring they are being conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures to ensure the Plant is performing as intended achieving the required targets. The Millwrights will coordinate and motivate the team towards these objectives, control and manage activities in the safest possible manner, and provide timely and reliable information to their superiors on a regular basis. Training and mentoring of National trades personnel and artisans will be a core function of the Millwrights purpose to transfer the required skills to the Mechanical Maintenance team.

Location and Reporting Structure
Reporting to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor/Superintendent, this position will be a fly in – fly out rotation, based at the B2Gold Mali Fekola Mine.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adhere to and support all company related policies and procedures;
  • Operate within the standard operating procedures and job safety analysis;
  • Accountable for the integrity, reliability and operability of mechanical equipment installations at the plant;
  • Address mechanical non-conformance issues through effective use of department personnel/resources;
  • Prepare clearly written reports and other documentation on required frequencies within the time frames required;
  • Assist with daily and weekly planning, execution and control, including scheduling and priority work assignments;
  • Responsible for the successful execution of mill shutdown activities and quality of work performed;
  • Ensure the Process Plant is maintained in an excellent state of housekeeping at all times;
  • Responsible for the transactions of maintenance spares/consumables ensuring items are costed to the correct GL code/work order number;
  • Conduct inspections of the maintenance work activities during your shift, mentor team members, QA/QC of work quality and direct/adjust work methodologies accordingly;
  • Liaise with Mill Operations on a daily basis to ensure suitable resolution is achieved to issues associated with equipment performance or reliability;
  • Ensure safe working practices and environmental activities are conducted responsibly by Mill employees, contractors and visitors, and cooperate with other departments in HSE compliance programs;
  • Maintain constructive and effective working relationships with B2Gold employees, contractors, and consultants;
  • Never allow a piece of equipment to be operated by somebody not trained or authorized to do so
  • Train local employees in the role and provide mentoring and the development of skills, where possible; and
  • Perform other duties as required in support of Company objectives.

Competencies and Requirements

  • High school degree;
  • Written and oral fluency in French is an asset;
  • Trade qualifications in a mechanical maintenance discipline;
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a mineral processing plant post trade;
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Supervisory capacity in a similar role;
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations unaided;
  • Experience with workplace safety programs;
  • Strong Electro Mechanical aptitude;
  • Experience with CMMS and planning functions;
  • Experience/exposure to chemicals and familiarity with MSDS is an asset;
  • Ability/willingness to work long shift durations, including shift work;
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces; and
  • Experience with load shift techniques, including directing cranes and other mechanical equipment.

Compensation
B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Millwright, West Africa – Mali in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC), West Africa - MaliLearn More

The Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Position

Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC), West Africa – Mali

Location and Reporting Structure

Reporting to the HSE Manager, this position will be a fly in – fly out rotation, based at the Fekola Gold Project in Mali.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct ERT training;
  • Develop ERT training program following industry best practices;
  • Maintain ERT equipment;
  • Responsible for ERT budget;
  • Record keeping of ERT documents;
  • Develop and maintain Emergency Procedures and Emergency Plan;
  • Develop ERT Supervisor;
  • Report writing;
  • Supervise Emergency Equipment checks;
  • Maintain fire equipment across site;
  • Coordinate and participate in emergency drills;
  • Participate in the Crisis Management Plan (CMP);
  • Assist in developing training modules across site;
  • Undertake any training required for the job;
  • Ensure any skill deficiencies you may have, are discussed with your Supervisor;
  • Report any deficiencies in the in the training material you use;
  • Train the ERT members on ERT skills;
  • Develop a training program for the ERT team; and
  • Liaise with stakeholders as necessary.

Competencies and Requirements

  • High school diploma, but a higher degree will be an asset;
  • Driver’s license and should be qualified to operate larger equipment;
  • Self-motivated and self-reliant;
  • Supervisory positions held previously;
  • First aid training;
  • Professional and trustworthy with a “Lead by Example” attitude;
  • Experience in a training role with proven ability to reach key learning objectives;
  • Excellent English skills – written and spoken;
  • 5 years open pit mining experience; and
  • Emergency Response experience.

Compensation

B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC) in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Community Relations (CR) Consultant, West Africa - MaliLearn More

The Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Position

Community Relations (CR) Consultant, West Africa – Mali

Location and Reporting Structure

This position will be a fly in – fly out rotation, based at the Fekola Gold Project in Mali, and reports functionally to the CSR Manager but directly to the VP, West Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee CR department when CR Manager is on leave, and provide support when CR Manager is on site, including developing, directing, participating in and/or evaluating:
    • Grievance management;
    • Plan and project for stakeholder engagement, community development, ASM, human rights management, and local procurement and employment;
    • The professional development of CR team members;
    • The implementation of B2Gold Social Performance Standards; and
    • Monthly and quarterly reporting;
  • Support the implementation of major projects; and
  • Carry out the above functions in accordance to B2Gold Social Policy and Social Performance Standards.

A significant area of responsibility will be overseeing the resettlement of Fadougou village:

  • Accountable for executing a successful resettlement project and working with external experts and consultants, all levels of company management, and other employees to fulfill on this mandate, including:
    • Ensure the livelihoods and standards of living of displaced people are fully restored or enhanced, including through participation in the construction of the new village;
    • Oversee ongoing and regular engagement with affected community members and other stakeholders in order to manage expectations and inform company of stakeholder perspectives;
    • Work with CR team members and external consultants on livelihood restoration programs and ensure alignment with community development;
    • Oversee grievance management related to land disputes, compensation and resettlement commitments;
    • Generate reports as needed (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual) to management on resettlement progress, impact metrics and budget;
    • Coordinate with other site-level departments and B2Gold corporate; and
  • Perform other duties as required in support of Company objectives.

Competencies and Requirements

  • Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Social Development, Economics, Social Science, International Relations, Communication);
  • Master’s degree will be an asset;
  • 5 – 10 years related professional experience in the extractive industry, preferably in a management capacity;
  • Experience in coordinating with internal departments and external stakeholders and partners;
  • Understanding of community relations processes, international standards, and best practices;
  • Ability to identify, understand, and manage community expectations and needs;
  • Strong skills in team building, conflict management, and consensus building;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; and
  • Fluent in English and French.

Compensation

B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Community Relations (CR) Consultant in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Mine Planning Engineer, VancouverLearn More

The Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Position

Chief Mine Planning Engineer, Vancouver

Introduction

The Chief Mine Planning Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining medium and long-term production and cost models, and providing technical support to our operating and development projects.

Location and Reporting Structure

This position is based in the Vancouver Corporate office, but will be required to travel extensively (approximately 50% of the time) and reports directly to the Project Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain medium and long-term mine production and cost models;
  • Support annual production plans and budgets;
  • Manage data and information, and monitor production performance metrics and indicators;
  • Review and report on the status and outlook of mining operations regularly and as needed;
  • Manage and/or perform discrete projects, as required;
  • Participate in the due diligence and assessment of mine projects related to acquisitions and mergers;
  • Ensure that mine designs and plans meet B2Gold and industry standard safety parameters;
  • Provide professional guidance and advice to B2Gold’s operations and projects;
  • Maintain communication with sites in relation to mining activities, including mining production personnel, department managers, and mine managers;
  • Maintain current on industry best practice and international performance standards;
  • Travel to current and future operations and projects of B2Gold, as required; and
  • Perform other duties as required in support of Company objectives.

Competencies and Requirements

  • Degree in Mine Engineering or similar relevant field;
  • Professionally qualified Mining Engineer (P. Eng, P.E., or something similar);
  • 10 – 15 years’ mining experience, including significant mine planning and managerial/leadership roles;
  • Strong history of meeting targets and deadlines;
  • Experience in managing consultants and teams directly and remotely;
  • Strong knowledge, ability, and understanding of mine optimization, design, production planning, and site performance;
  • International working experience and the ability to travel to and work with a variety of cultures and settings;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities with all levels of internal employees and external professionals and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and manage multitasking and multiple demands;
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft software (Word, Outlook, Excel, Project) including significant experience with detailed Excel based cost and production models, and at least one mine design/planning system (GEMS, MineSite, DataMine, Surpac, Vulcan, etc.);
  • Strong English written, verbal, and presentation skills required;
  • French and/or Spanish speaking is an asset;

Compensation

B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Chief Mine Planning Engineer in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

HSEP Manager, VancouverLearn More

The Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. (“B2Gold”) is one of the fastest-growing intermediate gold producers in the world. Founded in 2007, B2Gold has evolved into an international gold mining company, with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Position

Health, Safety, Environmental, and Permitting Manager

Introduction

The Health, Safety, Environmental, and Permitting Manager will lead the Corporation’s healthy, safety, and environment programs; Track performance, identify priorities and develop strategies and programs to ensure continuous improvement in the Corporation’s health, safety, and environmental performance; Support regional and site staff in all aspects of health, safety, and environmental management such as the identification of best practices, investigation of root causes, assessment of risks, implementation of critical controls, and tracking indicators of performance; Ensure that the health, safety, and environment audit program provides a rigorous review of each site’s ability to manage health, safety, and environment and support sites in actions to address deficiencies and realize continuous improvement opportunities; and Support the Corporation’s reporting on health, safety and environment matters.

Location and Reporting Structure

This position is based in the Vancouver Corporate office, but will be required to travel extensively and reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

To manage the Corporation’s health, safety and environment programs

  • Oversee the corporate health, safety and environment function including establishing Policies and Standards, establishing Directives and Guidance, setting Objectives and Targets, and developing systems and measures that appropriately assess functional performance;
  • Ensure critical permits are maintained and complied with by all operations;
  • Provide input into the development of corporate, regional and site procedures/practices:
    • Standardize procedures/practices across the organization as needed;
    • Establish and maintain the Corporate Crisis Management Plan and coordinate crisis management exercises;
    • Ensure the completion of annual Asset Retirement Obligation estimates for B2Gold’s sites; and
    • Ensure that B2Gold’s tailings storage facilities are inspected annually and that inspection findings are communicated to site and corporate management.
  • Respond to requests and provide guidance and advice across the Corporation/function;
  • Provide expertise, guidance, mentoring, development and advisory services to all sites within B2Gold in all disciplines associated with health, safety and environmental management:
    • Assist regional and site personnel in implementing health, safety and environmental programs;
    • Advise and assist site management in the development of hazard control methods and techniques consistent with B2Gold health, safety and environment requirements;
    • Oversee the implementation and quality control of competency based training systems at B2Gold sites;
    • Oversee accident investigation process to ensure an effective root cause analysis system is maintained at each operation.  Collect data, analyze trends and communicate across the organization the common reasons why accidents are occurring, including overseeing the implementation of corrective actions at all B2Gold sites relating to findings from accident/incident investigations for extreme risk events at any B2Gold site; and
    • Ensure management system software is utilized effectively at B2Gold operating sites, including training site personnel in its use and approving and implementing software modifications/updates.
  • Oversee accident/incident investigations for fatalities and extreme risk events at B2Gold sites;
  • Measure, audit and evaluate the health, safety and environment management systems and hazard controls at B2Gold operations for conformance with B2Gold’s health, safety and environment requirements and communicate the results of evaluations to site management and appropriate corporate personnel:
    • Oversee the health, safety and environment standards (Management System Standards and Performance Standards) audit program, including communicating results to site management and appropriate corporate personnel.
  • Ensure appropriate follow up on issues that arise out of audits, inspections and accident/incident investigations;
  • Review regional and site health, safety and environment budgets;
  • Oversee the development of the health, safety and environmental components of the Corporation’s Responsibility Report;
  • Oversee environmental studies and impact assessments for the Corporation’s development projects;

 To build capacity of the Corporation’s health, safety and environmental staff

  • Assist as necessary in the search for and recruitment of regional and site health, safety and environment personnel;
  • Engage and support as needed the development of B2Gold regional and site health, safety and environment personnel;

To advise the management group on corporate health, safety and environment

  • Produce and deliver monthly health, safety and environment reports on the operational performance of B2Gold sites;
  • Report on health, safety and environmental performance to the Board of Directors Health, Safety, Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Security Committee;
  • Prepare internal and external health, safety and environment reports or components of reports as required;
  • Interface as required with stakeholders on health, safety and environmental matters;
  • Conduct and report on health, safety and environment due diligence on potential acquisitions;
  • Review best practices and the competitive landscape and recommend continuous improvement efforts in corporate health, safety and environment;
  • Stay current with technological developments, standards, methods and international best practices related to health, safety and environmental management; and
  • Perform other duties as required in support of Company objectives.

Compensation

B2Gold offers a competitive compensation package, including salary to commensurate with experience, knowledge and skills, plus full benefit package for employee and dependents.

Please apply by emailing your resume with a short introduction including your salary expectations to jobs@b2gold.com, and state Healthy, Safety, Environmental, and Permitting Manager in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in B2Gold Corp.; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For other general resume submission, please use the applicable e-mail addresses below:

Corporate and Expatriate: jobs@b2gold.com
Mali, West Africa: Mali.Recruitment@b2gold.com
Masbate, Philippines: hr@b2gold.com.ph
Namibia: corpjobnam@b2gold.com
Nicaragua: nic.jobs@b2gold.com.ni

For any other inquiries, please contact:

Angela Morgan
Director, Human Resources & Administration
Telephone: 604-681-8371
Email: jobs@b2gold.com

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