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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
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    Environment Manager

    About The Job

    About This Role

    • To implement Newmont’s Environmental Management System and Standards, regulatory requirements and international best practice by:
      • Enabling and overseeing compliance to the above.
      • Ensuring continuity of operations through environmental stewardship.
      • Implementing approved environmental plans and initiatives to reduce liabilities and risks.
      • Optimising the Life of Mine closure and reclamation planning for the provision of a sustainable legacy.

    In This Role You Will

    Operational Compliance:

    • Manage compliance to Newmont Environmental standards, regulatory requirements and international best practice.
    • Manage audits and corrective actions of the Environmental Management System.
    • Regularly review and update environment standard operation procedures.
    • Review and approve monthly and annual Newmont operational reports.
    • Conduct audits and inspections, prepare and implement corrective actions.

    Environment Plans:

    • Prepare and manage the implementation of the Environment workplan.
    • Manage the implementation of Water, Air, Waste and Closure Management plans.
    • Progress the implementation of the Akyem water strategy.
    • Lead the Environment team to achieve Akyem Mine’s Public Targets on water stewardship and reclamation.
    • Approve use of chemicals, particularly cyanide, on site.
    • Manage the concurrent reclamation program.
    • Approve Construction Management Plans.
    • Renew Environment Management Plan.

    Stakeholder Engagements:

    • Build and manage key stakeholder relationships.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders on community participatory monitoring programme.

    Staff Management:

    • Lead the Environment team to optimize its performance, improve efficiencies, and maintain cost discipline.
    • Manage all direct reports by:
      • performing performance appraisals.
      • recommending further / relevant training courses and development actions in accordance with Newmont’s people development program(s).
      • conducting verification checks on staff qualifications.
      • disciplining poor performance or actions.
      • approving leave.
      • enhancing communication with staff through regular feedback, contact, meetings and briefings, etc.
      • building sufficient employee ‘bench strength’.
      • conducting robust succession planning.

    Health and Safety:

    • Lead Environment department’s contribution to the Zero Harm goal of Ahafo with focus on quality Safety Interactions, Inspections, Audits, Risk Assessments and Impact Mitigation and Control Systems.

    Permitting and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s):

    • Review permitting documents.
    • Renew Environment permits for key operational aspects.
    • Support Akyem growth projects in the acquisition of new permits.

    Budget Management:

    • Prepare and justify the environment annual budget.
    • Review and approve sectional budgets.
    • Review and approve purchasing requisitions.
    • Review and approve contract requisition forms.
    • Review and approve travel and accommodation requests.

    Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • First Degree in Environment Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Engineering, or a related field.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of Ghanaian Environmental Regulations as they apply to mining.
    • HSE Manager Competency in Minerals and Mining (Health, Safety and Technical) Regulation (LI2182).
    • Thorough understanding of Environment Management Systems.


    • Minimum of 10 years’ environmental management experience working in mining or related industrial operations environments.
    • Experience working with ISO4001 or similar Environmental Management System.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced interpersonal skills (interacting with diverse functional and cultural backgrounds)
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
    • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Strong planning, prioritizing and coordination skills.
    • Strong consultation skills
    • Strong assessment skills
    • Strong auditing skills (environmental auditing.)
    • Sound change management skills.
    • Risk management skills.
    • Sound computer literacy skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Detail focused.
    • Committed.
    • Diligent.
    • Takes initiative.
    • Efficient.
    • Honest and adopts integrity in work.
    • Goal orientated.
    • Self-motivated.
    • Quality oriented.
    • Adopts a high level of transparency.
    • Reliable and independent.
    • Technically inclined.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Professional.

    Working Conditions:

    • Working environment of incumbent is safe.
    • Most of the incumbent's working time will be spent in the office and in the field conducting inspections and audits.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Corporation on to apply

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