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Contracts Manager - Bilingual

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs, Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Logistics Jobs, Procurement Jobs, Estimator Jobs
Africa, Burkina Faso, French Africa, West Africa
Burkina Faso All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term, Expat
Salary Description:
FIFO roster competitive remuneration package
Teranga Gold
Job Ref:

Company Overview

Teranga is a Canadian-based gold company, which operates the only gold mine and mill in Senegal, West Africa. We are also expanding our operations into Burkina Faso, starting with the Banfora Gold Project. While still in the early stages, Banfora has the potential of becoming a fully operational site by 2019. Our vision is to become a pre-eminent mid-tier gold producer in greater West Africa. Our mission is to create value for all of our stakeholders through responsible mining. We strive to mine responsibly in accordance with the highest international standards and serve as a catalyst for sustainable economic, environmental, and community development to share the benefits of responsible mining with all of our stakeholders.

This is a 1-year contract for our project in Burkina Faso: 6 weeks on/ 2 weeks off fly-in/ fly-out roster with travel on company time.


Summary of Role


This role focuses on the development of policies, procedures and processes for the preparation, evaluation, award, administration and closeout of all contracts and consultancy service agreements for the Banfora Gold Project.


Key Responsibilities


·         Develop contract procedures, plans and processes

·         Ensure effective contract management and execution

·         Supervisor the Contracts team

·         Manage the administration of contracts

·         Research and select local, national and international suppliers

·         Oversee the competitive bid process

·         Develop and monitor the local procurement plan

·         Monitor and report on supplier performance and identify potential risks to the project

·         Assist in capital purchases when required



Skills and Experience Required

·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business or Engineering

·         A minimum of ten (10) years experience in a similar role

·         Demonstrated knowledge and experience utilising cost estimating techniques

·         High-level knowledge of contract law and contract document requirements

·         Bilingual in French and English, with well-developed written and verbal communication skills

·         Previous experience working on a remote site/location

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and CAD

·         A valid International Drivers’ Licence

Our Vision, Culture & Values

·         We are committed to a culture with a friendly and informal environment; dedicated and empowered people who want rewarding careers and the ability to make good decisions that positively impact the business.

·         We are a fast-growing junior miner that offers career opportunities; the work is challenging and exciting with tremendous growth and challenge.

·         Health and safety is one of our highest priorities – we have an exceptional record and strive to continuously improve all practices.

·         We are committed to social responsibility, to our people, and to supporting and sustaining the local communities.

If you experience difficulties submitting your CV on line, please email you CV to the HR Team at Teranga Gold at

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