SHEC Specialist Southern Africa - Band 6 - Johannesburg

Location: Gauteng Posted Date: November 8, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 732022 Careermine Job Id: 1818927
Context:

Discovery and Geosciences (GDG) delivers value for Anglo American via safe discovery of new mineral endowment; delivery of step-change operational geosciences in our mines; and quantification and communication of our Mineral Resources and endowment

Purpose:

Drive best practice in SHEC across Southern Africa in order to maintain licence to operate and generate competitive advantage. Support the creation of a best-in-class safety culture for the South Africa Near-asset discovery programmes and deliver and support SHEC systems for Angola and Namibia

Please refer to attached role profile for more information:

SHEC Specialist Southern Africa 18102019.pdf

Typical Tasks:
  • Maintain the Southern African SHEC management system, in compliance with the Exploration SHEC Way and ISO 14001/OSHAS 18001
  • Ensure Legal Compliance in Operating countries
  • Ensure SHEC Way requirements are met for all Southern African projects, with a particular focus on drilling operations
  • Support the implementation of GDG's SHEC strategy
  • Coordinate and participate in internal SHEC Management System audits and peer reviews
  • Maintain Anglo American SHEC Database (Enablon) for Southern African and ensure the timely, complete and accurate capture of required data
  • Investigate SHEC incidents, identify root causes and corrective actions, ensure closure, and share key learnings
  • Identify Southern African SHEC leading and lagging indicators, identify key trends/ issues and make specific recommendations. Coordinate the timely compilation of Discovery Group SHEC reports
  • Lead the development and implementation of annual South Africa SHEC Improvement Plan (SIPs)
  • Foster an open and transparent SHEC reporting culture

Formal qualifications:
  • Essential:
    • Bachelor's degree in occupational health, safety, and environmental protection, or related scientific disciplines.
    • Alternatively, higher level diplomas in the same discipline, but with a higher level of practical experience
    • Workplace Training and Assessor qualification
  • Desirable: Advanced first aid and/ or emergency response qualification

Role-specific knowledge:
  • African experience in management of exploration SHEC programs
  • Proven experience working on or adjacent to operating mines
  • Proven experience in drilling rig safety
  • Experience in the implementation of Safety and Occupational Health Management Systems
  • Practical experience in first aid and/ or emergency response in exploration environment
  • Proven experience working with communities and other stakeholders to maintain licence to operate and explore

Safety:
  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and the important role of consistently demonstrating required behaviours and championing safety values
  • Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety

Other requirements to perform the work effectively:
  • Travel to site where necessary