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Safety Specialist - Engineering at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Ltd March 2024

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Safety Specialist - Engineering
Tarime, Mara Region, Tanzania, United Republic of
Safety Specialist - Engineering at Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine Limited March 2024
Job Overview
Position: Safety Specialist - Engineering
Barrick Gold Corporation

Position Description

The Barrick Africa Middle East Team is seeking to recruit a Safety Specialist - Engineering to join and grow our team.
Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick’s core values as you work with us.
Join our exceptional team and embody Barrick's core values as you work with us. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick's DNA by:
  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships
If you're ready to contribute to our world-class team while embracing these values, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our diverse workforce.

  • Ensuring that all services and operations are undertaken with due regard to the Company OHS policy and standards in line with ISO 45001:2018 System, and other systems Requirements.
  • Advise and assist the OHS Manager to plan, implement and monitor implementation of the North Mara OHS Management system, including ISO 45001:2018 and legal.
  • Providing professional and technical support to the OHS Manager in the monitoring and developing programs to ensure that all North Mara operating procedures comply with safety framework and best practice standards.
  • Conduct research and recommend to the OHS Manager on developing Safety Programs based on new findings.
  • Review safety performance and recommend to the Engineering Manager OC a systematic program to monitor employees, equipment, and contractors, for effective compliance with Safety Management practices, standards, and requirements.
  • Cooperate, participate, and facilitate incidents Investigations, with a focus on recordable and non-recordable Incidents.
  • Actively support the implementations, review and monitoring of targeted Safety Campaigns and related improvement initiatives.
  • Cooperate and Support the Engineering Manager and Surface Contractors with the implementation of a North Mara Fatal Risk Campaign Program and related activities.
  • Participate and coordinate risk assessment process on regular basis.
  • Implement leading indicators Inspections, Hazards reporting and actions, Risk assessment, Plan tasks Observations, Safety Interventions, Safety Interaction, CCVs and deliverable. Further specific focus will be preparing Inspection Plan, manage implementation, daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly inspections, and report writing and regular follow up on the findings for closure. Also conduct regular unplanned workplace inspection/visits.
  • Enforce Hazard Management Program, Facilitate, Risk Review within Engineering operation.
  • Develop your own PTOs Plans, undertake planned task observations, and assist with the development of job hazard analysis.
  • Development and regular review of Safe work procedures as per the requirement.
  • Ensure emergency management program within your area is up to date and active including planning and conducting drills.
  • To evaluate potentially hazardous situations involving chemical, physical, and ergonomic stressors, as well as matters related to general workers hygiene, to provide educational programs related to health to the workers.
  • To conduct incident/accident investigations.
  • To monitor and audit the North Mara compliance with all acts, regulations, policies, codes, procedures, and guidelines around health and safety.
  • To provide a liaison with appropriate government regulatory agencies with respect to compliance with existing legislation and with respect to the impact of proposed legislation on the North Mara Gold Mine.
  • Submission of monthly activity report and any other report as required.
  • Train and provide coaching to HSE Reps within your area of accountability.
  • Coordinate departmental & Contractor’s monthly safety meetings.
  • Ensure all safety related support documents are in shared drives.
  • Attend OHS Meetings and toolbox meetings as per the ISO 45001:2018 Communication, Consultation, Participation system element requirement.
  • Provide coaching supports to HSE Reps within your area of accountability by initiating programs that will ensure their participation and skills growth in managing the OHS risks in their respective areas.
  • Facilitate the awareness of mining safe working procedure to all team in the mining operation.

Roles and Responsibilities on Health and Safety
  • Ensure all team members are aware of and committed to their DUTY of CARE responsibilities.
  • Ensure critical controls have been implemented and confirmed on any task involving Fatal Risk.
  • Ensure all team members have a safe working environment including working tools.
  • Ensure all NMGM safe work practices and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure Zero involvement in an incident or accident also ensure all accident or incident are reported immediately.
  • Ensure completion of at least 14 x Safety Interactions each week.
  • Ensure workforce comply with applicable legislation and site-specific requirements.
  • Ensure 100% achievement of weekly target for Safety Interactions across the operation.
  • Ensure 100% Compliance to Standard Operating Procedures by all while on shift.
  • Ensure active participating in incident and accident investigations.
  • Ensure participation in safety management and toolbox meetings.
  • Ensure checks and all required work permits including FLRA and WPI are completed to a high standard and that all safety hazards raised are addressed.
  • Ensure that personnel are trained and ticketed for their designated tasks.
  • Ensure responsibility of enforcing safe work practices and procedures at workplace
  • Ensure immediate steps to correct unsafe or unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards are taken.
  • Ensure actively participation in a positive work attitude towards safety.
  • Ensure that facilities, plant, and equipment are being used safely and for the appropriate work method.
  • Conduct inspections in accordance with the relevant legislation.
  • Maximize achievement of targets with respects to safety and monthly production.
  • Ensure and maintain compliance to mine planning, design, and profile standards.
  • Ensure and maintain compliance on based job safety analysis (JHA) completed accurately for every task without a Standard Operating Procedure
  • Ensure all possible hazards on route and inside assigned working places are identified, rectified and/ or reported.

Roles and Responsibilities on EMS
  • Taking accountability for the effectiveness of the environmental management system
  • Ensuring that the environmental policy and environmental objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction and the context of the organization.
  • Ensuring that the resources needed for the environmental management system are available.
  • Communicating the importance of effective environmental management and of conforming to the environmental management system requirements.
  • Ensuring that the environmental management system achieves its intended outcomes.
  • Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
  • Promoting continual improvements
  • Supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their area of responsibility.

Qualification requirements

  • Advance Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Certificate IV on Occupational Health & Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Computer literacy is essential- Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, (SAP, Ellipse, Pronto, Oracle etc)
  • Qualification in Engineering Discipline will be added Advantage.

Experience and Competencies needed
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Safety and Health environment Leadership with the emphasis of development of systems and implementation
  • Experience in a remote site environment will be an advantage.
  • Strong experience in setting standards and procedures for safety and training practices
  • Experience in underground mining essential
  • Verifiable track record gained in similar diversified high-level portfolio.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Safety Management Systems
  • Ability to consistently manage such a diversified portfolio in a high-pressure environment.
  • Highly professional conduct at all times and the ability to deal with a diverse client base.
  • Current Tanzania Driving License and able to Drive.
  • Significant base knowledge of all the areas depicted in the profile.
  • Must be motivated individual with ability to operate with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong technical and strategic planning related experience and background.
  • Strong values in safety commitment, policy and enforcement related experience and background.

Job Info

  • Job Identification 228765
  • Job Category Safety & Health
  • Posting Date 02/29/2024, 06:28 PM
  • Apply Before 03/13/2024, 03:00 AM
  • Degree Level Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations Tarime, Tarime, P.O. Box 422, TZ

What We Can Offer You:
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization
We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn.

About the Team

The North Mara gold mine is located in north-west Tanzania in the Tarime district of the Mara region. It is around 100 kilometres east of Lake Victoria and 20 kilometres south of the Kenyan border.

North Mara started commercial production in 2002. The mine is a combined open pit and underground operation from two deposits, Gokona (underground) and Nyabirama (open pit). The process plant has the capacity to process an average of 8,000 tonnes of ore per day.

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