Chirano Gold Mines: Generation Gold Trainees (Fresh Graduates)

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5 Aug, 2015

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Kinross is a Canadian-based Gold mining company with its head office in Toronto, and have mines and projects in the United States, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana and Mauritania, and employs approximately 6,000 people worldwide.

Our core values are putting people first, outstanding corporate citizenship, high performance culture and rigorous financial discipline. We are dynamic, innovative, and passionate about who we are and how we work, and we do not compromise when it comes to doing the right thing in the communities where we operate.

At Kinross, we pride ourselves on being skilled, responsible operators who strive not only to meet, but to exceed, regulatory requirements for both environmental and health and safety performance, wherever we operate.

Putting people first is a core Kinross value, and our chief priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of every employee and contractor who works for us.

Job Description


At Kinross, our objective is to attract and retain the best people in the mining industry. To support this increasing need for Technical Professionals, Kinross has developed a world-class, new graduate development Programme called Generation Gold. This is a 4-year rotational programme and was designed to develop talented, high-potential candidates for Kinross’ community worldwide.


The Generation Gold Programme will give you the opportunity to gain valuable international work experience – you will work in four different locations, in four different technical positions, over four years. You will learn from, and work with, highly-qualified professionals; experience new cultures; learn new languages; and gain the skills necessary to become a leader of tomorrow.

What we offer:
  • Orientation and exposure to Kinross’ culture, goals, objectives and initiatives.
  • Rotational programme throughout Kinross Operations and Projects Sites around the world.
  • Intense training in both operations and corporate functions.
  • Highly qualified mentors.
  • Cross-functional experience in different areas such as Technical Services, Operations, Engineering and Exploration.
  • Attractive compensation package and benefits.
  • An opportunity to join Kinross’ Global Leadership Team and be part of the most exciting industry in the world.

Required Skills or Experience

We are looking for new or recent graduates that:

  • Have at least a Degree/Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized  institution.
  • Have 1-4 years professional, mining-related work experience.
  • Have completed National Service Programme.
  • Not more than 27 years of age.
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities and initiatives.
  • Have demonstrated community involvement, through volunteerism, athletics, or  community groups.
  • Have strong communication (written and oral) and analytical skills.
  • Are culturally aware, and are geographically mobile and flexible.
  • Are fully fluent in English, and can speak a second language (due to our geographic locations, Spanish, French, Arabic, Portuguese, and/or Russian will be considered an asset).

Applicants are to submit their CVs and copies of relevant certificates to the address below not later than 16th July, 2015:

[email protected]


The Human Resources Manager
Chirano Gold Mines Limited
P. O. Box 57

For more information on the Generation Gold Programme, including videos and comments from programme participants, please visit  or

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