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9 Nov 2023

Environmental Coordinator – Land & Biodiversity Management at Geita Gold Mining Ltd

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ABOUT GEITA GOLD MINING LTD

Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Coordinator 2 Environment – Land and Bioderversity Management.

Contract type & Duration: Unspecified Time Contract

Department: HSE&T

Reporting to: Superintendent 2 – Environmental Closure Planning & Rehabilitation.

Number of Positions: One (1)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

To support departments and contractors in the implementation of environmental management system,

environmental management plans, standards, and procedures to comply with legal and other

requirements in relation to land and biodiversity management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Tertiary qualification in Wildlife Management, Zoology, Environmental Science/Engineering or other related field
GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply .

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience in a similar role, a minimum of 2 years of experience in environmental management.

MAIN OR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

AGA Standards and Legal Requirements:

Assist in implementing Land Management and Biodiversity Standards.

Land and topsoil management

Facilitate the land clearing permission process in line with the relevant procedure.
Oversee the implementation of the topsoil management procedure.
Joint forest management – liaise with internal and external stakeholders in implementing agreed actions to protect the forest within the concession.
Maintain a register of land disturbance status in line with the AngloGold Ashanti’s Land Management Standard

Biodiversity Management

Implement, and regularly review the site Biodiversity Action Plan.
Collect and analyses ecological as well as rehab success data and prepare a biodiversity monitoring report.
Advise on ways to improve biodiversity and success rate in rehabilitated areas to meet closure criteria.
Annually review the IUCN Red List to check the conservation status of species found on the site and initiate Biodiversity Action revision if necessary.
Oversee the implementation of management measures to prevent the establishment of invasive or alien species or pathogens that could impact the local biodiversity.
Assist in working with a consultant during rehabilitation success surveys.

Rehabilitation resource management

Perform cover material characterization.
Maintain an updated cover material inventory as well as determine the cover material deficit.
Develop plans to make up for the growth media deficit.

Pest Management

Supervise arrangements for fumigating identified areas per the agreed frequencies.
Superintend Trapping and relocating/putting down feral and problem animals.
Bee relocation
All other tasks related to pest management.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to assess and evaluate compliance with legal and other requirements.
Ability to use a range of tools including applications and software to analyse environmental data to validate accomplishment or identify opportunities for improvement.
Ability to prepare comprehensive environmental reports.
Ability to coordinate environmental tasks/projects involving different internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to prepare and deliver environmental presentations to different types of audiences.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Please apply through our recruitment portal by clicking APPLY NOW button below.
On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names, and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources”, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be “Senior Officer: Environment – Systems and Compliance.”
If you struggle to apply via the link provided, please head over to our website https://www.geitamine.com/en/people/ for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for jobs on our recruitment portal (SuccessFactors).
You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Applications should reach the above on or before 15th Nov 2023 at 5:30 PM.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 15th November, 2023.







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