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13 Jul 2023

HSEC Coordinator at AngloGold Ashanti

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Job Description


Position:                                             HSEC Coordinator

Contract type & Duration:                  Unspecified Time Contract

Reporting to:                                      Exploration Manager – Tanzania

Number of Positions:                         One (01)

Location:                                            Dodoma

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

It is a full-time, permanent role with roster-based travel to the company’s exploration projects across Tanzania. The role aims to lead and advise the Health, Safety, Environment and Community functions in accordance with statutory requirements, AGA values, standards, policies, and procedures. The role will provide leadership to the team in promoting a zero-harm culture, sustainable development and minimizing the impact of exploration activities. Focuses time and energy on tasks with a targeted completion time of 6 –9 months.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A tertiary qualification in HSEC fields or other relevant/complementary qualifications.
  • Relevant experience with Management System Internal Audit Training.
  • An understanding of safety and health management systems and their practical implementation.
  • Understanding protocols and requirements for maintaining a license to operate in Tanzania.
  • Medically fit to work in remote locations with limited medical facilities and able to maintain relevant vaccination requirements.
  • Must have a valid Tanzanian driving license.
  • Must have ability drive manual transmission Light vehicles.
  • Geita Greenfields Mineral Exploration Limited is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 -10 years of relevant exploration experience in the mining industry. Greenfields exploration experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent Practical knowledge of working in hazardous industries with the capacity to readily identify, assess, and provide professional direction in relation to the exploration risk profile. Broad-based knowledge and understanding of hazards and impacts associated with exploration, mining operations or other high-risk industries.
  • Ability to establish clear community mapping/structure.
  • Ability to establish and implement community engagement process.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of cultural and community aspects of exploration and land access requirements.
  • Be Sensitive to and aware of the local social environment, indigenous cultures, business cultures and management styles.
  • Good awareness and ability to manage community requirements in the workplace.
  • A sound understanding of applicable legislation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

 

ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND OUTPUT:

  1. Safety
  • Support a proactive health and safety (H & S) culture within the team.
  • Ensure rapid and effective communication of any significant incidents to the Exploration Manager.
  • Support implementation and enforcement of exploration protocols and procedures to manage operations safely and responsibly.
  • Monitor and recommend improvements to enhance the effectiveness of the HSEC management system and requisite behaviours and practices.
  • Support identification of HSEC risks and resolution of emerging issues, escalating issues and HSEC risks that impact other areas.
  • Model behaviour consistent with the AGA’s Vision, Values and Procedures.

 

  1. Leadership
  • Support the Exploration Manager in implementing the vision, performance expectations and desired culture for the team.
  • Support efficient and prompt communication of any changes, issues, or other areas of interest relevant to reporting or support groups.
  • Contribute to effective team communication to maximise team efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Regularly review systems and procedures within your area to maximise effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Maintain high-quality HSEC exploration information to improve data quality continually.
  • Work with the Database and GIS team to continually update and improve HSEC data capture processes and metrics visualisation.

 

  1. Planning
  • Work with the Exploration Manager to ensure appropriate planning and execution in compliance with HSEC legislation.
  • Co-design, communicate and implement an annual plan for improving HSEC performance via proactively identifying and addressing areas of risk and opportunity to inform and develop longer-term HSEC strategies. This will involve working with the Exploration Manager, VP of Project Compliance, relevant department at Geita Gold Mine and required consultants.
  • Support the Exploration Manager in developing HSEC frameworks for the long-term exploration strategy.
  • Collaborate with the exploration team to schedule risk assessments and ensure outcomes (identified hazards and appropriate controls) are incorporated into work programs.
  • Work with key stakeholders and contractor management (e.g. drilling & geophysical contractors) to ensure personnel are medically assessed (fit-for-work), appropriately onboarded and approved for site.
  • Work with key stakeholders and contractor management (e.g. drilling & geophysical contractors) to ensure personnel are aware of Greenfields HSEC risk assessment outcomes and required controls.
  • Provide monthly reports on HSEC-related activities, issues, and performance against plan.
  • Complete statutory HSEC reporting requirements and ensure accurate internal reporting of HSEC performance.
  • Support the Exploration Manager in providing reports and presentations as needed.

 

  1. Technical
  • Provide professional HSEC advice to the Exploration Manager.
  • Promote the integration of HSEC factors into all business decisions.
  • Provide advice to ensure that all exploration is conducted in accordance with statutory requirements and other safety and health obligations.
  • Conduct audits, meetings, training, seminars, and other activities designed to enhance HSEC awareness as prescribed by AGA policies and procedures.
  • Provide visible leadership to improve HSEC risk identification, reporting and incident management.
  • Liaise with sustainability leads at Geita Gold Mine to support legislative requirements, team objectives and directives associated with HSEC.
  • Liaise with external consultants to support legislative requirements, team objectives and directives associated with HSEC.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders (e.g. drilling & geophysical contractors) to ensure that they comply with AGA HSEC standards.
  • Support the Exploration Manager to provide HSEC data, reports and presentations as needed or in line with operational requirements.
  • Lead and assist with developing and implementing HSEC procedures, training packages and guidelines.
  • Facilitate incident investigations as required. Ensure investigations are conducted fairly and transparently, following AGA procedures for incident investigation.
  • Facilitate sharing incident investigation outcomes with other Greenfields Exploration regions and relevant AGA sites.
  • Work with the Database and GIS team to implement and maintain a system for HSEC data capture (inspections, audits, hazard reporting, take 5’s, etc.) and visualise HSEC metrics. Measure progress against plan and communicate progress to Exploration Manager and exploration team members.

 

  1. Corporate Governance
  • Ensure the team maintains the required permits, certifications, and licenses to perform their role.
  • Continually reinforce the requirement to conduct activities in accordance with stated values, policies & procedures, and legislative requirements.
  • Adhere to cost budget control requirements.
  • Ensure you and your team comply with all legal and statutory requirements applicable to the role, including:
    1. Health, Safety, Environmental and Community legislation and regulations.
    2. United States Sarbanes Oxley Act, 2002 (as applicable).
  • Comply with all applicable AGA policies and procedures.
  • At all times, act in accordance with AGA’s Values.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to adapt to remote working and living conditions.
  • Willingness to undertake senior first aid training.
  • Fluency in Swahili and English

 

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Closing Date : 21st July, 2023.







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