Safety Officer

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Lubambe Copper Mine Limited

Lubambe Copper Mine Limited (LCML) operates an underground copper mine located in Chililabombwe District in the Copperbelt Province of the Republic of Zambia. The company also has a mineral processing plant with a capacity to process up to 2.5 Mt per annum of copper ore and produces a high – grade copper concentrate.

LCML places the highest priority on safety with a world-class safety system in place and understands its obligations to carry out mining in a sustainable manner.  Its Corporate Social Responsibility programme focuses on education, agriculture, health and infrastructure.

At Lubambe we are committed to managing our business in line with our values. As such, we acknowledge that our People are the most important asset to Lubambe and are the key to our success. Where consistent to our business needs, Lubambe is committed to provide employment opportunities, training and development for our People. We want our People to be successful.

EMR Capital, a specialist resource private equity firm, owns 80% of LCML, whilst ZCCM-IH owns 20% on behalf of the Zambian Government.

LCML seeks to employ an experienced and qualified individual in the following position:

SAFETY OFFICER (x1)

This position reports to the Safety Superintendent.

Core Purpose of the Position:

Deliver and facilitate structured safety and regulatory training, development programs and initiatives in support of the company’s safety, health, and environmental standard procedures.

Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):

  • Conducting inspections and coaching to ensure compliance to safety standards.
  • Conducting safety awareness programmes.
  • Conducting incident investigations and facilitating issue-based risk assessment.
  • Ensures there are safety messages in each Incident Action Plan.
  • Maintains awareness of active and developing situations.
  • Ensures the Site Safety and Health Plan is prepared and implemented.
  • To correct unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority, although the Safety Officer may exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required.
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g., not using protective equipment).
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management.
  • Conducting visitor’s inductions, auditing legal documents, and managing contractors.

Professional & Academic Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupation Health and Safety obtained from a recognized/reputable institution or
  • NEBOSH Diploma or International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, British Safety Council International Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Qualifications in Management Systems auditing and implementation (ISO45001; ISO14001 & ISO 9001) or integrated management system will be a big advantage.
  • Great skills in advanced Microsoft PowerPoint techniques & Advanced Excel

Experience:

  •  3 years minimum work experience gained in mining industry i.e., having background work experience in mining or engineering disciplines and experience in implementation of Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Well experienced in Company standards and programs requirements to pass on knowledge and requirements to others.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems.
  •  Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety.

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to [email protected]. Please indicate the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 30th May 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@lubambe.com


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