Senior Safety Officer – Contracts Management

Lumwana Mining Company

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Senior Safety Officer -Contracts Management under the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Department.

Reporting to the OH&S Systems Coordinator, your primary focus is to ensure the Safety section maintains a suitable, effective, and visible presence in the workplace with regards to OH&S Management System, particularly for contractor management.

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

Assist with the coordination and implementation of LMC’s Occupational Health & Safety management system to a standard that is compatible with international practice and undertaken in a timely and cost-effective way.
Developing beneficial relationships with contractors including Government Agencies/Regulatory Bodies inspectors.
Assisting with the maintenance of the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard.
Assisting with promoting and monitoring a culture of safety on site to support the delivery of the OH&S performance metrics.
Monitoring and assessing the work of contractors and subcontractors.
Assist in collecting, recording, collating and then analyzing OH&S Management System data.
Assist in generating and preparing documents for the OH&S Management System.
Assist in enforcing timely corrective action where improvements are required.
Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures, and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

Grade 12 Certificate
Minimum of Diploma in Engineering/Diploma in OHS or equivalent
A minimum of 7 years post qualification experience with at least 4 years in a mining or industrial environment and at least 3 years in a senior health and safety role.
Competent in incident/accident investigation.
Working knowledge of OH&S systems, preferable IS045001:2018 OHSMS.
Demonstrated success as an effective leader.

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers equal employment Opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

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