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VP HSSEC (Mining / Construction / Greenfields / Bulk Mining / Health and Safety) – West Africa

West Africa, West Africa
Reference Number: 399 0806 MHU
Job Description:
Develop and maintain an excellence Sustainability reputation for the Company up to IFC Performance Standards and maintain the
company License to Operate. Responsible for ensuring effective and sustainable Occupational Health & Safety, Security, Environment
and Community (“HSSEC”) management systems are implemented and maintained. This role reports directly into the CEO.
  • Lead the implementation of the Gap Analysis to reach IFC compliance
  • Implement the lender approved ESAP and improve existing HSSEC Management Systems
  • Maintain relationship with IESC, LESC, Consultants and Auditors and authorities
  • Coordinate the resettlement action plan (RAP)
  • Initiate, lead and successfully deliver the Livelihood Restauration Programme
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment by effectively implementing Company HSSE Policy, Plans and Procedures and promote vision & values and Code of Business Conduct
  • Set up a Management Systems up to ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 standards
  • Lead implementation of IFC Performance Standards and lenders requirements in accordance with all ESIA, Biodiversity Management Plan, Offset strategy, …
  • Establish the HSSEC monthly, quarterly and annually reports including dashboard indicators, KPI and statistics
  • Identify and analyze the HSSEC Regulatory Requirements and compliance assessments
  • Design and implement incident, injury, and illness reduction programs and Conduct incident investigation (ICAM)
  • Establish training matrix and awareness programs
  • Implement safety meetings, pre-start meeting, JHA, Take 5, toolbox meeting, safety observation process
  • Conduct regular internal and external audits & inspections
  • Implement the health exposure risk profile, control and monitoring program
  • Crete, review and implement HSSEC Policy, Plans and Procedures
  • Establish and manage HSSEC budgets
  • Interface with local authorities, local law enforcement and government representatives
  • Identify and analyses risks and implement HSSEC risk mitigation measures. Maintain an updated the Risk Register
  • Communicate policy, plans and procedures to employees and contractors and ensure that they are understood and complied with.
  • Roll out of HSSEC programs and initiatives e.g. Driving Safety and Licensing, Fit for Work, drug and alcohol testing
  • Ensure all employees and contractors are appropriately inducted in the applicable HSSEC rules and they are required to comply with, prior to commencing any work with the organization.
  • Conduct regular audits of activities, projects, contractors and equipment to ensure compliance with all standards.
  • Preparation and training scenarios for crisis and emergency management
  • Ensure that any corrective actions from incidents, audits or safety observations process are closed out
  • Participate actively in the EXCO
  • Maintain high security standards and emergency responses
  • Solid experience in the construction activity sites
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Master Degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
  • Significant experience (15 years) in an HSSEC role, including identification, development and successful execution of effective plans which improve HSSEC performance
  • Must be fully bilingual – French and English
  • Solid understanding of IFC Performances Standards and EPs
  • Solid understanding of OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 Systems implementation and auditing experience
  • International mega-projects experience
  • Open-pit mining experience and greenfield project and Solid experience in the construction
  • Experience in Africa, in West Africa will be an advantage
  • Experience in remote location
  • Successful experience in dealings with government agencies and local communities
  • Experience in outsourcing and management of contractors. Strong experience PMC/EPCM
  • Solid understanding of construction Haulage Road, Port, Plant and Mining operations
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • FIFO expat position
  • Roster TBC – more so during construction
Please apply directly by clicking on the ‘apply now button’ and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Mining jobs.
Mark Huber
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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