CA Mining

Date Created: 2018-03-01T12:41:01+00:00

Reference Number: 9182702NDS

Reference Number: 9182702NDS 


Job Description: 

Our client is currently seeking to employ a Safety Superintendent to provide advice on the development and implementation of safety services (training, resources and services) for their opencast operations in West Africa. 



• Ensure risk assessments are conducted on critical equipment, systems, procedures and tasks within the responsibility areas.

• Conduct regular safety talks with subordinates to reinforce EHS and related messages and decisions.

• Assist with coordinating health and hygiene programs appropriate to the role

• Display and promote personal safety and the safety of others

• Support the management of relationships with internal and external stakeholders through a coordinated approach including attendance at regular meetings. 

• Provision of robust and cost effective services for operations which contribute to the achievement of business goals

• Contribute to EHS policy and procedure formulation.

• Ensure adherence to EHS policies, procedures, programmes, practices and campaigns within the section

• Manage the safety function consistent with corporate policies and standards.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

• Tertiary qualification in safety management or related fields

• A minimum of 5-10 years in a safety leadership role.

• Experience in incident investigations/emergency management/emergency response

• Auditing experience

• Capacity to handle complex situations, make decisions under pressure and handle ambiguity.

• Ability to lead a business unit through significant change

• Strong communication skills, including the ability to facilitate groups and present information

• Competent in the safe management of minerals processing and mining operations

• Commercially literate and capable of improving the commerciality of the organisation

• Ability to develop fit for purpose processes and procedures aimed at achieving safe production

• Knowledgeable in relevant legislation pertaining to Sierra Leone

• Good general knowledge of project development and safety standards

• Ability to manage a culturally complex operation in a developing country environment.



Benefits and Contractual information:

• Expatriate contract 

• 7/3 roster 



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