Reference Number: 145 0211 MHU

 

Job Description:

The primary function is to provide the leadership and technical support to the Health and Safety Department. This position reports directly into the CEO. Key stakeholders and relationships to be managed include Management team, direct reports, community leaders, environmental department, government officials and company health department.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Health and Safety Department to ensure appropriate business plans are developed, implemented, measured, reviewed and reported on
  • Plan, develop for management approval and implement strategies for the Health (Occupational and Public) and Safety Management systems
  • Mentor line management to enable them to take accountability for Health and Safety issues in their area of responsibility
  • Provide leadership necessary to ensure that employees and any contractors adhere  to safety and environmental standards
  • Actively contribute to safety policy and new initiatives and implement change as directed by CEO
  • Ensure training and coaching is provided to all department employees, with specific attention to National and Local employees as part of the Company’s Training and Localisation Plan
  • Develop a succession plan for direct report roles
  • Review capital requirements for department items, to meet long term objectives of the Company
  • Review and monitor all department safety, service level and financial performance indicators and initiate corrective action where necessary.


 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Tertiary Qualifications (Bachelor Degree/Technical Diploma) in a related discipline
  • At least 15 years’ experience in Safety Risk Management including at least 5 years in a leadership role
  • At least 5 years in Mining – Health and Safety environment
  • Understanding of Hospital Management systems and practices
  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in Liberia
  • Strong communication, leadership and motivating skills


 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Liberian nationals strongly encouraged to apply