Health & Safety Coordinator at Newmont Corporation

Full time @Newmont Corporation in Graphic Designer , in Health and Safety
  • Post Date : June 12, 2024
  • Apply Before : June 30, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 0
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in Africa, Australia, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, and Papua New Guinea. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering results together.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.

About This Role

To assist in building, implementing and overseeing the Health and Safety programs and initiatives for the site.

In This Role You Will

Health and Safety Standard, Procedural and Program Development

  • Facilitate the development and review of Health and Safety (H&S) standards and procedures in accordance with site, Newmont and local Ghanaian regulations and legislation.
  • Work with department managers to design, develop and administer Newmont programs that link to the current H&S strategy to protect employees from work hazards and prevent incidents/accidents.
  • Facilitate and promote the adoption of new Health and Safety programs and practices.

Health and Safety Operational Execution

  • Facilitate inspections to verify that Health and Safety requirements and governmental legislation are being followed at all times.
  • Write reports documenting the findings of the Health and Safety investigations.
  • Facilitate Health and Safety audits, risk assessments, reviews and inspections.
  • Coordinate the integration of Health and Safety activities into production efforts.
  • Administer internal Health and Safety consulting services to Newmont line management.
  • Act in the capacity of a team leader for task forces and teams as and when required.
  • Partner with site leadership to optimize the on-site safety programs and systems in Akyem.
  • Facilitate post-activity reviews to determine if all Akyem employees are adequately trained and coached to perform their roles effectively.

Health and Safety Reporting, Compliance and Continuous Improvement

  • Facilitate event investigations to identify control failures, root causes and appropriate corrective actions to be taken.
  • Identify potentially hazardous situations and report to the department owner for immediate action and correction.
  • Maintain and report on Health and Safety records and statistics.
  • Monitor, analyze and suggest improvements from lead and lag Health and Safety indicators.
  • Review internal and external H&S reports within the contractor areas that need improvement and implement measures to minimize the occurrence of unfavourable incidents.
  • Highlight non-compliance violations perpetrated by employees and bring this to the department head immediate attention.

Staff Supervision

  • Provide coaching and guidance to the safety representatives within their assigned departments.
  • Provide guidance to supervisors within their assigned departments.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located at the Ahafo North site.
  • The incumbent will work in an office setting with regular visits to operational areas.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety or Engineering.
  • National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) General Certification in Occupational Health and Safety.


  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ working experience as a Health and Safety Officer.
  • Sound understanding of safety management systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant local Health and Safety legislative requirements.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in risk management and loss prevention processes.

Technical Skills

  • Advance analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Advance computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Sound conflict management skills.
  • Sound information monitoring and management skills.
  • Sound planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.

Behavioural Attributes

  • Accuracy.
  • Proactive.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Detail focused.
  • Quality oriented.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Assertive.
  • Team player.
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