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Environmental Superintendent

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Environmental Jobs
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Purpose of the role:

Providing leadership in environmental compliance requirements, health and management systems. The role also requires day-to-day supervision of the environmental management team, advising middle management on relevant environmental requirements, developing and implementing procedures and management plans and liaison with government on environmental management performance and compliance requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

* Oversee environmental compliance management through reporting, raising awareness and liaison with relevant government authorities.
* Coordinate the implementation of the Environmental Management Plan and update of environmental liabilities through site surveys and assessments.
* Conducting risk reduction activities through environmental inspections and audits of departments and contractors by offering leadership in closure of non-conformities.
* Providing innovative solutions for environmental challenges and taking full ownership.
* Lead the implementation of ISO 14001:2015 and adherence to subscriptions of the Equator Principles.
* Holistic planning and implementation of Indoor residue spraying within KML supported catchment by attaining set target for malaria control purposes in consultation with other key stakeholders.
* Preparation and updating plans, procedures and technical guidelines to ensure compliance with the law and international good practices.
* Conducting sound environmental investigations.
* Team development and mentorship
* Perform any other duties assigned to by supervisor.

Operational Requirements:

* Contribute to compliance with the Zambian Environmental Legal requirements, corporate commitments and international best practices.


* Grade twelve certificate.
* Tertiary education in environmental engineering or any related field (at least a Bachelor of Science or Engineering).
* Relevant experience in environmental management, at least 5 years experience.
* Team leadership skills.
* Self-driven, proactive, innovative and must have passion for environmental management.
* Understands FQML core values and operations at Sentinel mine.
* A post graduate qualification in environmental related technical field will be an added advantage.

Experience and Skills:

* Environmental management in general
* Environmental law and compliance requirements
* Leadership skills
* At least 5 years experience in environmental management.
* Environmental management in general

Behavioral Traits:

* Technically competent and good leadership skills.
* Able to develop and encourage team performance.
* Good interpersonal skills and able to create a good network with people within KML
* Must be environmental and safety conscious.
* Must pay attention to detail.
* Sober minded, structured in performing duties, long term foresight, ability to adjust to changing environments and result oriented.

Closing Date:

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