Lead – Resettlement (RAP Manager) at Barrick Gold Corporation

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Barrick Gold Corporation


Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly motivated and committed employee for the position of Lead – Resettlement (RAP Manager) to join the versatile Feasibility Study (FS) Team. We are in search of an individual 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

Reporting to the Feasibility Manager, you will be responsible for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for outstanding and future land acquisition and ensure compliance with relevant legislation, standards, regulations of the Government of Zambia. Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Implement a Resettlement Action Plan report according to the requirements of project.
  • Present the Resettlement Action Plan report and assist the Feasibility Manager with presentation of the project to public, relevant Zambian government authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the Project Affected Person/s are properly consulted and adequately resettled and compensated. This task entails among other things, implementation of compensation rates in consultation with local governments, land authorities and community organizations.
  • Effectively manage interfaces between departments and sections – e.g. coordination between social / resettlement and database management, survey/GIS, stakeholder engagement, land surveying, economic modelling, environment, etc.
  • Develop and maintain procedures for detailed internal monitoring and evaluation of livelihood impacts from resettlement and take corrective action where necessary.
  • Champion the establishment of community – based reviews and monitoring for resolution of current resettlement issues
  • Facilitate and document resettlement completion audits.
  • Manage land issues.
  • Maintain good collaboration with stakeholders such as local communities, authorities, relevant government departments and within Barrick.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Land Administration, or equivalent disciplines.
  • Minimum seven (7) years’ experience in the preparation, management and execution of resettlement programs for road construction, mining projects, infrastructure projects and other investment projects.
  • Must have demonstrable experience in compiling professional reports that meet applicable technical requirements including land data management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Knowledge on management of land/resettlement budgets is key.
  • Knowledge of land survey/GIS/mapping systems will be an added advantage.

What We Can Offer You:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organisation.

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers employment opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 20th May 2024 If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.


Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at www.barrick.com or follow us on LinkedIn.


The Lumwana copper mine is a conventional open pit (truck and shovel) operation. It’s located about 100 kilometers west of Solwezi in Zambia’s Copperbelt — one of the most prospective copper regions in the world. Lumwana ore, which is predominantly sulfide, is treated through a conventional sulfide flotation plant, producing copper concentrate.