Manager - Geologic Data Systems

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Start Date ASAP

Hybrid Work Environment (3 days in office, 2 days remote with flexible hours)

Dress Code Business Casual

Location Downtown Toronto, Outside of Union Station (TTC & GO accessible)

A Great Place to Work

Who We Are

Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our four core values of Putting People First, Outstanding Corporate Citizenship, High Performance Culture, and Rigorous Financial Discipline. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).


Mining responsibly is a priority for Kinross, and we foster a culture that makes responsible mining and operational success inseparable. In 2021, Kinross committed to a greenhouse gas reduction action plan as part of its Climate Change strategy, reached approximately 1 million beneficiaries through its community programs, and recycled 80% of the water used at our sites. We also achieved record high levels of local employment, with 99% of total workforce from within host countries, and advanced inclusion and diversity targets, including instituting a Global Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council.

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Purpose of Role

The Manager, Geologic Data Systems will lead the execution of the strategy for geologic data systems across Kinross. Reports to Senior Manager, Resource Geology.

Job Responsbilities

  • To provide leadership in development and implementation of standard practices in the capture, maintenance and integrity of all forms of geologic data.
  • To develop and maintain quality assurance / quality control protocols and systems for all geologic data, to ensure a sound foundation for resource models and other applications.
  • To train and supervise data management personnel to ensure quality standards throughout the company.
  • To identify and recommend new resource system and GIS technology to enhance and maximize the use of all geologic and exploration data. 
  • To train geologists and database administrators in the management, visualization and presentation of geologic data. 
  • To develop, disseminate and maintain tools and systems that enhance the utility of geologic data for all users.
  • Frequently travels to various sites globally.
  • Align activities to support the Corporation’s goals and objectives.
  • Actively monitors developments in the industry related to geologic data systems.
  • Management of multiple technological projects simultaneously.

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in Geology, Earth Sciences or equivalent.
  • 10 to 15 years of mining related experience.
  • Experience implementing and supporting geologic data systems.
  • Proficiency in RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems) especially with acQuire


  • In depth understanding of mining operations, exploration and geology work processes.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational, technical and analytical skills.
  • Previous work experience using GIS systems, Fusion and other database software.

Our Approach to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and in alignment with our health and safety standards, all Kinross Gold Corporation employees working from the Toronto office must be fully vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved vaccine. If offered this position, you must show proof of vaccination prior to be hired. Masks are not mandated in the office; however, employees are encouraged to wear a mask if it is more comfortable for them. Kinross reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time at its sole discretion.