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Project Controller – Hemlo Life of Mine Extension [Urgent need job]

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Project Controller – Hemlo Life of Mine Extension Project


The Project Controller – Hemlo Life of Mine (LOM) Extension, will provide timely and efficient controls on this project while it transitions from detailed engineering, through construction and commissioning into production.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills and technical expertise needed to achieve quality outcomes.  The successful candidate will contribute to the high performance team culture that the project and operations rely on.


  • Must demonstrate, by example: Core elements of courageous leadership principles for safety and health

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Barrick Health and Safety Policies

  • Ethics and Values – Adhere to Barrick core values and beliefs

  • Customer Focus– Work closely with internal and external customers

  • Relationships – Establish and maintain effective team relationships.  Gain trust and respect.  Help others improve effectiveness

  • Sense of urgency – Taking initiative

  • Honesty, integrity, transparency

  • Influential

  • Communication

  • Continuous Improvement


  • Oversee and identify plan deviations and recommend solutions to the Project Manager

  • Monitor performance and determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Maintain current and forecasted Cash Flow data when compared to projected Cash Flow

  • Manage project accounting databases and spreadsheets to ensure security, timely access for the project team and stakeholders

  • Coordinate communication between PMO (internal and strategic), Finance department, and consultants/contractors

  • Conduct cost and schedule variance analysis utilizing PMI principles of Earned Value Measurement

  • Support engineering, procurement and contractor teams

  • Coordinate project change notices   

  • Generate weekly and monthly reports

  • Coordinate meetings, facilities, travel

  • Approve Purchase Requisitions

  • Ensure invoices are reviewed, tracked and authorized as per Barrick procedures


Document Control

  • Implement & manage the Barrick Electronic Document Management system & procedures

  • Preparation of supply and service procurement packages

  • Maintain and update project files

  • Prepare, receive and transmit documents

  • Monitor workflows and approvals

  • Review and update technical documents (e.g. manuals and workflows)

  • Maintain confidentiality around sensitive information


  • Minimum of Finance Related or BSc degree

  • This position requires a minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience working with EPCM teams on a variety of infrastructure projects; experience in the mining industry would be considered an asset

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with strong technical writing skills

  • Solid interpersonal and communications skills that contributes to a highly effective team culture, willing to multi-task

  • Experience with Project Management software (Microsoft Project, Primavera, Prism) and Document Management systems would be considered an asset

  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM), Project Change Notices, Contracts and Procurement Management

  • Ability to thrive in an environment of change; must be creative and flexible


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.

About Barrick

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.


About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.


“Barrick is an equal opportunity employer”

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