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HSE Advisor - Contractors / Conseiller HSE - Sous-traitants

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Environmental Jobs, Health & Safety Jobs
Africa, Mauritania
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Nouakchott, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Job Description

Conduct oversight activities to ensure compliance with legal and company requirements for health, safety and environment (HSE).  The major focus of this position shall be contractor HSE management and those activities in support of the site Health and Safety Management Plan including inspections, audits, hazard identification and risk assessments.

  • Only applications from Mauritanian citizens that hold appropriate working rights will be considered

Job Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:

  • Assist in implementation of a contractor HSE management plan.
  • Conduct field verification of contractor’s site-specific HSE management plans.
  • Conduct inspections of contractor work sites/yards and track status of outstanding actions.
  • Assist in updating written standards and procedures applicable to contractor work activities.
  • Provide assistance to contractors in hazard identification and risk assessments.
  • Provide information to contractors, supervisors and employees regarding safe and environmentally protective operating procedures.
  • Maintain good relations with contractors and promote positive attitudes, safe work practices and adherence to safe work standards.
  • Attend kick-off meetings and quarterly HSE performance reviews with each contractor.
  • Participate in contractor investigations of incidents.
  • Keep skills and knowledge up-to-date
  • Lead by example, provide guidance and motivate contractors to work safely and respect the environment.
  • Provide coverage for the Health & Safety Superintendent – Contractors when requested.

Key Performance Indicators

Includes but not limited to:

  • Improvement in contractor HSE performance.
  • Attendance at contractor toolbox talks and safety meetings
  • Only applications from Mauritanian citizens that hold appropriate working rights will be considered

Education and Experience

  • Minimum three years’ experience with HSE management in industry.
  • NEBOSH International Certificate in Health and Safety or equivalent education.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to speak to groups.
  • English/French/Arabic speaking, writing capability is required.


  • Well-structured and results focused
  • High energy, drive and resilience
  • Values honesty
  • Good listener
  • Innately inclusive, ability to generate respect and creates a trusting work environment
  • Values the experiences of a diverse culture
  • Investigation skills


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