On February 25, 2016, we officially announced another promising project: an open-pit high grade gold mining project in Burkina Faso. Construction of the Boungou Mine (Natougou Project) commenced in December 2016 following receipt of the mining permit. The first gold pour is scheduled for the second half of 2018.
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About the Natougou project timetable:

More details about the project here.

Working at SEMAFO and your involvement in the Natougou project mean living out an extraordinary experience in West Africa, both professionally and personally. Work, climate and cultural challenges await you that will contribute to your enrichment and to the growth of a booming continent. Join an experienced team working within an internationally recognized Canadian company, build up valuable start-up experience and discover the opportunity to make a difference!

Apply to a specific job vacancy below or submit your spontaneous application.


A few tips for success

  • Your resume will be kept in our data base for 2 years in order to fill future requirements matching your expertise.
  • An experience in mining operation and/or mining construction is a must.
  • Looking for experts in mining construction, mining production, ore processing, geology or administrative management.
  • Your resume will be considered for opportunities both at the Mana Mine and at the Natougou project.

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Working conditions and benefits programs tailored to your needs

Attractive Schedule

  • Fly-in fly-out type of jobs
  • Facilitating work-life balance

Employee Welcome and Orientation Program

  • Travel support (itineraries, visas, working permits, welcome process, etc.)
  • Support in the management of expatriate employees’ work conditions (compensation, family, health, etc.)
  • Training workshops on cultural differences and healthy living in Africa


  • Comfortable private lodging during construction of the camp
  • Internet access

Health Care and Safety

  • Ongoing medical exams and vaccination record follow-ups
  • On-site access to medical care (doctors and nurses) and agreements with state clinics for cases requiring hospital treatment
  • Support for group insurance management
  • Partnership with a globally recognized company that provides our medical and security services
  • Secured transits from the airport to the different sites and strengthened travels between Boungou and the capital, including the use of a helicopter as needed.
  • Security present at all times for each site

Other Benefits

  • Competitive compensation program and tax benefits
  • Maintenance of social benefits for Canadian-based employees