Jorge Jiménez

Jorge Jiménez


Professional Experience

2015-2016 Voluntary Works

HR consultant for Museum and Voz del Yuna Radio station.

Bonao Rotary Club Community Bio-sand Filter Donation Program

2013-2015 Barrick, PVDC Mine Support and Development Superintendent

Responsible for Mine Operation and Maintenance Improvements, training and development. Supervising Mine Department contracts, document control and communication.

2011-2013 Barrick, PVDC Recruitment and Training Superintendent

Responsible for operations start up recruitment and selection (approximately 700 new employees).

Leading training and talent management departments, Rotational  Community Employment Plan.

Replaced HR Manager during all his absences.

2010-2011 Falcondo Exploration and New Reserves Manager

Responsible for Falcondo New ore reserves exploration including social environmental impact assessment, 21 families’ resettlement according to IFC standards and feasibility study for Loma Miranda (20 Million tons nickel laterite deposit).

Brown field exploration for Falcondo rejects stockpiles.

2008-2010 Falcondo HR Manager

Responsible for HR Department: Strategy, planning, recruitments and training. Successfully on time hiring and training 473 new and former Falcondo employees for operation restart. Focused on technical competences and required leadership traits. Done ahead of time and under budget (3 months)

Headed 2008-2011 Falcondo Collective Agreement Bargaining Team. Agreement successfully completed according to corporate mandate.

Role Model on Labour Relations as recognized by World International Organization in 2011. (Buenas prácticas en negociación colectiva en la República Dominicana Copyright © Organización Internacional del Trabajo 2011 978-92-2-325293-9 (print) 978-92-2-325294-6 (web pdf)

Responsible for planning and execution 2008 Falcondo operations shutdown: communication, logistic and mitigation plans, including outplacement for 1200 employees with no Labour related sues.

2006-2008 HR Superintendent

Responsible for Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Performance Management, Succession Plan, programs and HR Process Improvement using Six Sigma tools. Results including Six Sigma Process Improvements:

  • 30 % time reduction on recruitment and selection process
  • 50% time reduction process to refund medical expenses
  • 20% increase in training hours
  • Implementation of new Personal Performance Plan and Competence Program.
  • Overseeing HIV, Drugs, Alcoholism and Home Violence Prevention Programs.
  • Implementation of Leadership Development Program for Falcondo staff.

4/2006-11/2006 Interim HR Manager

Responsible for all HR Department areas.

2004-2006 HR Labor Relations & Projects Superintendent

Responsible for Recruitment and Selection, Labor Relations, Social Work, Plant Security, Training and Development departments.

2002-2004 HR Process Improvement and Six Sigma Black Belt

Projects on: Absenteeism Reduction, Ore Preparation Plant Availability Improvement, Sinter Occurrences & Naphtha Consumption Reduction at Reduction Plant.

Leading facilitator, co-designer and sponsor of Falcondo Six Sigma Green Belt Plus program.

2001-2002 HR Training & Development Superintendent

Responsible for Training, Development, Performance Review and Succession  planning.

2000-2001 Training Coordinator

Training Coordination

Cross-training on Labour Relations, Benefits and Compensation.

1996-2000 Falconbridge Limited

Senior Exploration Geologist

Exploration for precious and base metals in the Dominican Republic, Latin America, Timmins, Ontario, Raglan, Quebec, Canada

Selected by Falconbridge Ltd. for 1996 Exploration Strategy Implementation.

Geological assessment of mineral exploration properties.

Underground mining and exploration geologist, Kidd Creek Mine, Timmins Ontario, Canada.


1987-1994 Falconbridge Dominicana Project Geologists

Discovered Mata Clara, Loma Pesada prospects

Cerro de Maimón deposit ore definition and SE extension.

Mine planning and ore reserve calculation for Mining & Development Department.

1985-1986 Fulbright Scholar, George Washington University

Washington, D.C. USA. Research Visitor working on petrology and hydrothermal alteration of Tireo Formation.

1984-1985 Project Geologist, Ullera Vasco Leonesa, El Yujo Project Jarabacoa, D. R. Working on geology mapping and exploration.

1981-1985 PUCMM, Santiago, DR.  University Professor on Economic Geology and related subjects.



  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, Noranda-Falconbridge, Montreal, Canada, 2004
  • Master Degree – Human Resources, INTEC, Santo Domingo, D. R, 2003
  • Master Degree – Marketing, UCATECI, La Vega, D. R., 2000
  • Ingeniero Geólogo y de Minas, PUCMM, 1983
  • Mining Geologist University of Wales, UK, 1981