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Globe 24-7 Pty Ltd

Australia

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Environmental Manager


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Job ID:

97115

Location:

Burkina Faso 
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Job Views:

238

Posted:

10.09.2019
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Category Classification:

Environmental Mining Jobs

Job Description:


Reporting to the General Manager, the Environmental Manager will have direct responsibility for ensuring that the company executes on all requirements under its Environmental Social Management Plan ("ESMP") and that all construction activities for the mining project meets IFC and World Bank standards or guidelines as determined by the company.


The company


The project is owned by a publicly listed company on the TSX Venture Exchange. The directors and management of have a proven track record of discovering, financing, constructing, and operating mines in West Africa and internationally. The company remains well-funded and is on track to securing full project financing in the coming quarters.


The role



  • Ensure all construction work is planned and executed in accordance with the approved ESMP and any other required standards (IFC, Equator Principles, and/or World Bank);

  • Ensure that company policies, procedures and standards are maintained;

  • Communicate requirements to the construction teams (owner and contractors) so that all contract work is properly planned and conducted in conformance to the ESMP;

  • Set up and implement the appropriate environmental monitoring programs for the construction phase including recording all necessary data, filing all mandatory reports to the company and government agencies, and implementing all actions plans as required (e.g. emergency response plans);

  • Liaise closely with the CSR department to ensure all RAP (Resettlement Action Plan) and associated environmental programs are correctly managed and implemented;

  • Manage all environmental activities to ensure compliance with applicable permits, laws and regulations, as well as internal policies;

  • Set targets and objectives for continuous improvement for department and monitor progress;

  • Provide guidance and expert advice on environmental matters to management and operational teams;

  • Facilitate risk assessments through common risk assessment tools;

  • Develop and conduct training and educational programs;

  • Oversee environmental audits and assessments;

  • Develop and assist with training personnel in the action plans for the site in case of environmental incident, with specific tasks and responses to specific types of incidents;

  • Oversee and track the annual budget and costs for department; and

  • Coach, develop and train employees, promoting advancement and succession of national employees wherever possible.


The requirements



  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (spoken and written);

  • Recognized accreditations and/or university degree in environmental sciences or related field;

  • Extensive professional work experience in the field of environmental management, with specific experience in the mining sector in Africa, 10+ years of relevant experience, and prior involvement with greenfield construction project;

  • Demonstrated expertise in environmental compliance, rules and regulations;

  • Broad knowledge of the mining industry, international exposure and appreciation of the environmental and community relations aspects of a project's success including opportunities and liabilities;

  • Strong organizational skills and report writing experience in a fast-paced, deadline oriented workplace; and

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and stakeholder engagement experience.


Term


The position is a fixed term employment contract for a period of 18 to 24 months during the development and construction of the project. Preference will be given to candidates who are available immediately.


Location


This role will be based at the project's mine site in West Africa. Some travel may be required as needed.


The Rewards


This position offers a competitive remuneration package and is an excellent opportunity for a professional to further their career with a world-class organization.


Contact Us


Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.