Laboratory Technician at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine – 1 Post

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill up the job position of Laboratory Technician.

Position Description:

Roster: 6 Weeks On/ 3 Weeks Off,

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to join and grow our team.

Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

If you’re ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.


  • Maintain registration to practice in Tanzania as Laboratory Technician
  • Perform basic laboratory tests, as per equipment provided at BGML for general, medical check-up and occupational health programs as directed by clinic manager.
  • Provide supportive laboratory services on an emergency basis to the local community, as directed by and to the level permitted by the clinic manager.
  • Provide accurate laboratory results.
  • Maintains a record for checking equipment and maintains equipment according to manufacturers’ standards.
  • Responsible for knowing how to use and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains daily, weekly & monthly statistics.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant Tanzanian OHS regulations and corporate codes of practice.
  • Responsible for the safe handling and disposal of all specimens and equipment used in testing those specimens.
  • Prepare and submit a daily, Weekly and monthly reports containing accurate information about laboratory work and equipment.
  • Secures all documentation in a safe environment. Has signed a non-disclosure clause.
  • Performs similar duties as assigned by the manager.

Qualification requirements:  

  • Graduated from a recognized medical institution providing Academy-level or better laboratory training.
  • Fully qualified to practice as a Laboratory Technician in Tanzania through the government approval process.
  • A Valid Tanzania Driving License

Experience and competencies needed:

  • A working experience as laboratory technician for at least 3 years
  • Computer literate, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Tanzanian customs and legal process
  • Excellent knowledge in all aspects of Laboratory practice and demonstrate technical ability to operate state of the art Laboratory medical equipment.
  • Conversant with use of electronic hospital management information system
  • Experience of working in mining or similar remote environment for extended periods is an added advantage. 

Skills / knowledge requirements:

  • Always demonstrate high level of professionalism and a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills both in Swahili and English language.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of clients.
  • Ability to Interact with the public, supervisor, and fellow employees in a positive manner.
  • Reports to work as scheduled and on time, wearing clinic issued uniform.
  • Supports and contributes to maintaining a safe working environment, promoting accident prevention, and reporting potential hazards.
  • An excellent team player


Job Identification: 228492

Posting Date: 02/13/2024, 03:37 PM

Apply Before: 02/25/2024, 03:37 PM

Degree Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Schedule: Full time

Locations: Kahama Shinyanga, Kahama, Shinyanga, P.O. Box 891, TZ