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Safety Officer - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Health & Safety Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role:
To promote a safe mine by ensuring safety regulations are clear and well understood and by establishing systems, policies and strategies to enforce compliance and eliminate preventable injuries. To compile and analyze data relating to the implementation of preventative strategies, hazardous incidents and injury frequency rates.

Your Responsibilities:

Implementation of Safety Program:
Maintain, review and update safety programs to prevent accidents and improve compliance with standards and regulations;
Identify serious hazard areas and develop and implement risk management strategies;
Conduct workplace visits and inspections to review safety performance and systems and inform management of any hazardous infractions;
Conduct safety audits to ensure compliance with safety standards and legislation.
Provide support to departments to improve overall safety performance:
Carry out risk assessments;
Participate in safety groups and committees and attend safety crew meetings on a selective basis as an observer or presenter;
Promote awareness of safety risks and compliance standards by consistently providing advisory information and training to all employees;
Ensure standards and systems for handling safety infractions are consistently applied in all incidences.


What we look for:
Safety diploma/ degree of designation (i.e. Nebosh certification) or Bachelor's degree in Technical field;
3-5 years of experience in health and safety at work in the mining field;
Experience with ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 management systems;
Experience with Risk Assessments and ICAM investigations. Qualification is a plus;
Working knowledge of the following programs: LOTOV, Working at height, Confined Space Safety, Machine Safe Guarding, Hazardous Materials Management, Fatigue Management, Mobile Equipment Safety, Hoisting and Rigging is required. Certification is a plus;
Must be able to communicate (read, write and speak) in English, Dutch and Sranan Tongo;
Advanced computer skills Microsoft Office and applications;
Knowledgeable in all relevant OH&S legislation;
Ability to plan and schedule programs and activities;
Must be able to handle high level of confidentiality;
Highly developed interpersonal and coaching skills;
Must be a self starter, pleasant and courteous in interpersonal interactions;
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines:

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Health, Safety and Sustainability
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Sep 19, 2019, 5:24:52 PM

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