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Lead Talent Acquisition and Workforce Analytics

Human Resources
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About Barrick & Barrick Nevada


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.



Position Description:


The successful candidate will be responsible to implement talent acquisition strategies, policies and standardized systems and processes for Barrick Nevada, consistent with Barrick Gold and Barrick USA strategies and systems.





  • Design, develop and maintain the Barrick Nevada full-life cycle recruitment process and internal workflow
  • Develop and implement strategies and initiatives related to recruiting and retaining diverse talent.
  • Provide consultation and coaching to all levels of management to improve workforce diversity.
  • Develop and implement scalable processes as required and based on business conditions to ensure recruiting workflow
  • Provide ongoing reporting of key recruitment metrics to the leadership team
  • Designs the selection matrix for choosing the optimum recruitment channel and recruitment source
  • Sets the social media communication strategy for site recruitment campaigns in accordance with the global human resources strategic recruitment initiatives
  • Personally conduct recruitment campaigns for certain site leadership positions or other key jobs
  • Identify and deploy best practices for recruitment with a focus on operational excellence, competitive and cost-effective recruitment solutions.
  • Provide ongoing consultation and guidance to hiring managers as job responsibilities change/evolve over time due to business growth and changes in organizational structure
  • Recommend research and analyzes data in support of the development and evaluation of recruitment plans, and the evaluation of market conditions and applicant pools
  • Utilize various proactive sourcing strategies to attract passive and quality candidates
  • Ensures recruitment process is compliant with state and federal and employment laws.
  • Partner with talent management to design and implement recruitment training for recruiters and other site leaders
  • Partner with global and U.S. recruiting teams to ensure consistent recruiting practices and processes are followed 
  • Partner with leadership team to understand hiring needs in order to effectively develop and execute recruitment strategies
  • Partner with employee relations to ensure effective onboarding of employees
  • Partner with stakeholders and leverage off current employees to ensure Barrick Nevada workforce diversity
  • Partner with total rewards to ensure that the best offer is developed, negotiated and delivered to internal and external candidates 
  • Manages and develops the Barrick Nevada recruitment team
  • Research, evaluate and manage external recruitment agency relationships
  • Act as the expert within the site on talent acquisition processes and practices that support the site and corporate initiatives
  • Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required by the team to achieve business plans and targets
  • Support the achievement of a well-developed, motivated and business focused culture, which understands and values Barrick Nevada philosophies through sound talent acquisition practices




  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or other related field and/or ten (10) or more years progressive senior-level managerial experience in human resources required
  • PHR or SHRM-CP or equivalent professionals designation from other jurisdictions preferred
  • Experience in talent acquisition functions preferred
  • Diversity initiative implementation experience preferred
  • Mining or construction industry experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of MS office, Oracle or other HRIS platforms within business enterprise systems required
  • Extensive knowledge of Taleo or online Applicant Tracking Systems preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Discovery or online Talent Management systems preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential function of the position required
  • Proven attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards


What we can Offer You 


  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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