Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.
Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.
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.
The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.
Job Title: Environmental Senior Supervisor
- To develop and implement environmental monitoring programs, in accordance with internationally accepted protocols, Newmont standards and regulatory requirements to interpret monitoring data to evaluate environmental conditions and predict potential changes in the environment, associated with the mining activities.
- Develop and implement all water and non-water monitoring programs to meet environmental standards required by NGGL and regulators
- Manage the on-site environmental laboratory
- Register and track compliance
- Report non-compliance immediately to management
- Develop corrective action plans and track to completion, where required
- Ensure compliance with multiple regulatory requirements, as well as internal Newmont standard
- Participate in the environment risk assessment process
- Coordinate the development of action plans to address and minimize significant environmental risk
Environmental Data Collection and Assurance
- Manage the water and non-water data collection and interpretation process
- Review data/documents to confirm whether these meet quality and compliance standards required to satisfy NGGL and regulatory reporting commitments.
- Ensure Environmental Data assurance
- Coordinate Environmental Protection Agency, Mineral Commission, Water Resources Commission and/or other (regulatory) agency officials, as well as 3rd party auditors environmental inspections and audits.
- Coordinate and support environmental permitting requirements
- Track and document permit conditions and requirements in the site commitments
- Provide environmental input for company meetings
- Coordinate reviews of key performance indicators to ensure that emerging environmental issues are communicated and addressed.
- Prepare external environmental reports and submit to the Environmental Protection Agency, Minerals Commission, Newmont Corporate Office, and others, as required.
- Manage all direct reports by:
- Performing performance appraisals.
- Recommending further/relevant training courses and development actions in accordance with Newmont’s people development program(s)
- Conducting verification checks on staff qualifications
- Arranging for staff to undertake specific training
- Determining staff compensation and reward
- Recommending salary increases or promotions for staff
- Disciplining poor performance or actions.
- Approving leave
- Enhancing communication with staff through regular feedback, contact, meetings and briefings etc.
- Building sufficient employee “bench strength”
- Conducting robust succession planning
- Approve the Compliance and Monitoring teams’ work schedulesHealth and Safety
- Lead Environment’s department’s contribution to the Zero Harm goal of Ahafo with focus on quality Safety Interactions, Inspections, Audits, Risk Assessments & Impact Mitigation and Control Systems.
Training & Experience
- First Degree in Environment Sciences, Engineering or a related field.
- HSE Superintendent Competency of Mineral and Mining( Health, Safety and Technical) Regulation(LI2182)
- Minimum of 7 years’ environmental experience working in the mining or related industrial operations environments
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a leadership
- Experienced working with ISO4001 or similar Environmental Management System
- Strong communication(Written and verbal ) skills
- Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
- Strong reporting skills
- Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills
- Strong consultation skills
- Strong assessment skills
- High quality orientation
- High level of transparency
- Reliable and independent
- Technically inclined
- Ability to multitask
- Working environment of incumbent is safe. Unsafe conditions have been identified and measures have been put in place either to eliminate or mitigate unsafe working conditions.
- Besides planned work, daily activities are determined by emerging business needs and priorities as indicated by Management. This situation leads to performing different tasks at the same time.