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Geologist 1- UG GC Evaluation at GGM May, 2024


Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:


Position:                                        Geologist 1 – UG Grade Control Evaluation.

Contract type & Duration:              Unspecified Time Contract.

Department:                                   Geology.

Reporting to                                   Senior Geologist 2 – UG Grade Control Evaluation.

Number of Positions:                      One (1)



The purpose of the role is creating and generating reliable Grade control models for accurately designing of stope/stable shapes that are economically mineable with minimal dilution. Similarly, to conduct other grade control related activities for all underground projects, not limited to monitoring UG ore tallying for maximum ore extraction, run mine to mill reconciliation and ensure optimal grade control drillhole coverage for better, ore zone definition.



  • Bachelor Science in Geology or Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Geology.
  • In exceptional circumstances a Diploma in Geology/Earth science may be acceptable, backed up by considerable operational experience (8+ years).
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.



  • 4+ years of geology experience in the mining industry preferably underground environment.
  • 2+ years in Geological (3D/2D) interpretation and modelling/estimation


  • Provide supervision to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety standards that exceed industry practice and any applicable legislative provisions.
  • Ensure all work is done in a safe and timely manner at all times, using established safe work procedures and protocols.
  • Achievement of agreed targets for the department in terms of
  1.  Full adherence to Geita Gold Mine safety systems.
  2. Minimum dilution of ore.
  3. Validating tallies of ore trucked from underground to rom pad.
  4. Accuracy of grade estimates supplied for planning & production reconciliation.
  5. Validation of collected Geological data.
  • Validate Grade control drilling data and information for accuracy and completeness.
  • Use of Datamine, Leapfrog and other geostatistical software available at GGM to complete regular geological and grade wireframes, block models and estimates for GC drilling.
  • Identify metal domains, trends, and optimal estimation parameters for accurate grade estimation.
  • Produce reliable grade models by applying geology, mining, mineralogy, metallurgy, mill recovery, and geostatistical knowledge.
  • Ensure Resource Planning Models (RPM) & Integrated Planning models (IPM) are up to date with the latest geological information.
  • Provide accurate geological inputs to the stope notes.
  • Reconciliation of the Resource Model, Grade Control model to Mine actuals.
  • Provision of EOM reports, weekly schedules, and other management instruments to improve effective management of UG geology section.
  • Creation of appropriate systems that effectively collect, store, and disseminate relevant information to the working groups.
  • Advance the geological knowledge of the Geita Gold Mine deposits by accurately modeling orebody/ies geometry.
  • Delineation of economically mineable ore zone to ensure minimum dilution and maximum gold recovery.
  • Regularly checking and following up on the GC drilling programs to ensure drilling, logging, and uploading of geological information into the system are done on time.
  • Ensure samples are dispatched timely and accurately to the laboratory and that all necessary QAQC protocols have been followed correctly.
  • Active involvement & tight monitoring of grade control practices & adherence to established standards.
  • Immediately report any sub-standard acts, unsafe & or unproductive conditions or equipment damage to superiors & to the relevant mine section representatives verbally & via incident reports
  • Design underground (DD & RC) programs & ensure that drill layouts are signed off by the relevant stake holders & are promptly delivered to survey & diamond drilling contractor ready for markup and drilling.
  • Assist the Senior Geologist in reviewing every aspect of the departments operations to ensure that opportunities to add value are identified and implemented.



  • Demonstrable understanding of and capability in non-linear estimation methods with gold.
  • Demonstrate understanding of QAQC best practices and reporting.
  • Involved in planning and implementing drill-out exploration and GC drilling programs.
  • Recognition and identification of geologic and mineralogic characteristics of gold systems.
  • Well-developed Geological core logging & underground development mapping skills
  • Diamond drilling techniques
  • Mining operations, particularly underground mining operations
  • Strong results orientation and ability to consistently deliver against the plan.
  • Committed to safe work practices in the mining environment.
  • Capable of working under minimal supervision with a systematic logical approach
  • Practical, organized & logical mind – ability to plan, organize, lead and control tasks.
  • Enthusiastic and responsible work attitude – leads by example at all times & meets targets.
  • Willing to hold sub-ordinates accountable.
  • Resourceful, energetic, and proactive, candidate displays a high level of initiative & is resilient.
  • Fluent in English language & Kiswahili language.



  • Please apply through our recruitment portal by clicking APPLY NOW 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 “Geologist I – UG Grade Control Evaluation”.


Application Link


  • 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 17th May 2024 at 5:30 PM.
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.



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