Safety Manager – Expat Opportunity for a Mining Project in the DRC – Ref: 540053

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  • DRC,
  • Posted 3 months ago
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Ref: 540053

Job Description:

To work for an International Mining Contract with a global presence.

An annual contract that is renewed annually. The position has the potential to be promoted to Group Safety Manager. Reports to Project Manager with 6 to 8 Safety Officers reporting into this position. The project is an underground ore producing mine which is in the startup, pre-works phase. Value of project is over 920 million USD. A challenging project!

Position details:
Reports to: Project Manager
Primary purpose: Occupational Health & Safety Management. Zero Harm to all employees
Job description / core competencies:
Provide leadership and support all safety management on site as well as contribute to the strategic overview of safety on the project.
Contribute to the achievement of safety KPI’s at operational level through supporting and driving the overall safety improvement plan.
Safety assessments, reports and advise operations on applications through guiding and advising operations on operational risk management and identification.
Provide stakeholder management and knowledge sharing through initiating and rolling out Safety awareness campaigns, best practices, technologies and relevant equipment identified.
Behavioral safety programs.
Management of the safety section with direct responsibility in delivering the below:

o Alignment to the Operational Risk Management Programme of the mine.

o Operational and Compliance:

  • Safety officer inspections, oversight and assurance.
  • Capturing and reporting on learning from Incidents.
  • Critical control verification.
  • Continued implementation of Safety Management System.
  • Short term safety improvement drives.

o Administration:

  • Safety reporting.
  • Tracking and submission of Alert 1 and 2 reports.

o Safety analyst and assurance specialist:

  • Incident analysis and recommendation for future programs.

Location (country, city): DRC

Job Qualification & Experience:

10 to 15 years of experience with a minimum of 5 years’ safety management experience.
Important that the incumbent comes from a mining background, must have worked in a Project, Mining Contractor or EPC/EPCM or mining house environment.
Preferably managed a diverse safety team,
Work under extreme pressure.
Work with diverse cultures
Excellent report writing skills.
Ability to solve problems.
Multi-skilled, can work under pressure, hard worker, efficient, dedicated and can work independently with or without supervision.
Excellent communication, organizing, planning, co-ordination, inter-personal and computer literacy (MS Office).
Excellent report writing skills.
Ability to solve problems.
Be medically fit due to the nature of the business.

Company Description:

International Mining Contractor with a global presence executing specialized services around the world.


This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Safety Manager – Expat Opportunity for a Mining Project in the DRC – Ref: 540053

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