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why-barrick

If you thrive on challenge and collaboration, Barrick offers opportunities on a global scale. Our remarkable people have made us the gold industry leader, and we’re looking for more people to join our growing team: people who are motivated and energetic. People who are eager to learn and grow. We make it a priority to support the aspirations of every individual.

At Barrick, our focus is finding, developing and producing quality reserves, safely and profitably. And our commitment to mining responsibly is as strong as our commitment to delivering results. We offer international opportunities, ongoing training and development, and first-class benefits.

Are you ready to be remarkable? Discover the many benefits of joining our team.

The world's pre-eminent gold company

A strong, successful company offers you a brighter future with more diverse opportunities. Barrick Gold Corporation is focused on being the best gold mining company in the world. It’s a top-tier global company committed to the highest standards in every aspect of its business.

Founded in 1983, Barrick has operating mines, projects and exploration activities around the world. Barrick's head office is in Toronto, Canada.

 

Grow your career

By joining Barrick, you’ll be a valuable member of a friendly, diverse and high-achieving team, consisting of more than 20,000 people around the globe. Our commitment to support people’s career aspirations means genuine opportunities for a rewarding and exciting career that only a world-class gold mining company can provide. That includes:

  • International career possibilities, with opportunities at our sites around the world
  • Progressive career path
  • A remuneration package that is attractive and market competitive, recognizing your skills and experience
  • A wide range of training and development opportunities, including industry conferences and seminars, as well as leadership and technical training programs
  • Access to a global network of highly qualified professionals for exchanging knowledge and ideas, building skills and sharing experiences
  • Access to first-class health care benefits, such as medical and dental insurance
  • A workplace where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and is free from harassment and discrimination

The company is full of opportunities for learning, career development, and advancement. If you’re willing to travel or work abroad, Barrick’s global operations often provide opportunities for travel and relocation. Barrick uses a global Talent Management process, to review performance, assess your potential, and identify opportunities for development, advancement and transfer.

 

Safety is our highest priority

Through an innovative Courageous Leadership safety training program, Barrick reinforces its safety commitment:

“Every person going home safe and healthy every day.”

Barrick also provides Powerful Leadership training for all managers and supervisors to help them build good people management skills and teams.

By joining Barrick, you can enjoy the challenging and rewarding career you’ve always wanted.

 

Work with the best people and technology in the business

Working with the best is always exciting — it challenges you and helps you achieve at a high level.

Barrick’s successful track record in developing mines and bringing them into operation demonstrates best-in-class technical expertise. Barrick geologists, engineers and metallurgists are tops in their fields, so you will learn from and work with the best.

In its operations — whether surface or underground — Barrick provides you with the best equipment and the resources needed to get the job done well, always with a priority on safe operation.

If your chosen career is in administration or support functions, you’ll find that Barrick is a leader in these professions, too. For example, Barrick's finance and investor relations team has a reputation of excellence and accuracy in its financial reporting and compliance with the highest standards of business conduct. Continuous improvement is part of the culture throughout Barrick operations, with a constant striving to increase results, streamline processes, and share knowledge.

 

Are you a Barrick person?

Barrick strives to be the world’s best gold mining company. To achieve this, we need people on our team who have commitment, drive, and a positive attitude that helps deliver winning results. Barrick people are:

  • Ambitious team players
  • Courageous and passionate
  • Able to take on challenges with a sense of urgency
  • Focused, with a strong desire for self-improvement
  • Dynamic and progressive in their thinking
  • Ethical and committed to responsible business solutions
  • Professional, trustworthy and keen

 

If this describes you, you’ll thrive in Barrick’s results-driven, entrepreneurial culture based on responsibility, accountability, and integrity. Barrick’s Vision & Values reflect a culture where people are empowered to make decisions and accomplish their goals on a daily basis. Search our job openings.

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