Occupational Hygiene Officer (17241) job at Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)

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Overview
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  26 October 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 18-10-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Occupational Hygiene Officer (17241)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Mining , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML)

Deadline of this Job:
26 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 18, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
ABOUT GEITA GOLD MINING LTD
Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of North Western Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s South East of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Occupational Hygiene Officer
Contract type & Duration: Unspecified time contract
Department: HSE &Training
Reporting to: Specialist 1 - Occupational Hygiene
Number of Positions: One (1)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The role is responsible to execute, co-ordinate and monitor the application of Hygiene control systems and procedures according to occupational and legislative requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree/Its equivalent/or Diploma in Environmental Science/Studies or any other related fields e.g., Public health, Food Science etc.
Certificate in Mine Environmental Control- (Intermediate or advanced MEC-RSA), NOSHC, NEBOSH

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of at least 5 years’ working experience as the Occupational/Industrial Hygienist or officer in the mining industries.

MAIN OR KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Determines appropriate monitoring and sampling strategies and prepare the yearly sampling plan.
• Assess the effectiveness of control technologies and recommend improvements to the workforce.
• Maintains, operates, and calibrates a variety of sampling and monitoring equipment.
• Evaluates and interprets monitoring and sampling results, makes determinations, and develops corrective strategies.
• Prepares accurate and complete technical reports of survey findings and provides recommendations on how to correct hazardous conditions.
• Evaluate the long-term effect of exposure to health hazards in order to develop cost effective plans for addressing such situations
• Know the workplaces, processes, materials, sources of exposure, the people involved and the legal requirements which may apply
• Make certain operational changes and recommend strategies effective in minimizing exposure to health hazard
• Review operational procedures to identify processes which are detrimental to health.
• Analyze and interpret results of an assessment to develop plans for improved work conditions
• Accurately measure and sample levels of exposure, often through precise use of specialist equipment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Be in possession of a valid Tanzanian driving License.
• Computer literate/skills, experience with database and Microsoft office programs would be desirable.
• Knowledge of occupational health standards/ Occupational Exposure Limits, codes and regulations.
• Capable of determining hazards to be considered when conducting a health hazard identification for a workplace
• Knowledge of methods, procedures and techniques used in collecting and testing samples such as dusts, mists, fumes, vapors, noise, non-ionizing radiation, cold and heat stress and biological agents.
• Good verbal and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
• Capability to identify potential Occupational hygiene issues

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
• On the portal you will be required to upload your detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, e- mail and telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees. Please do not attach certificates that are not related to the qualifications stated above.
• You will also be required to upload a cover / application letter addressed to “Senior Manager Human Resources, Geita Gold Mining Ltd”. Subject should be “Occupational Hygiene Officer”
• You will be required to present original certificates if you are contacted for interviews.
• Internal Applicants (those currently employed by AngloGold Ashanti) must have their application letter endorsed by their Head of Department (HOD) or Manager once Removed (MoR).
Apply at: https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?_s.crb=bgl9S8mlSirSXJOXXMC4bzRnG1WA%252bzzW1kvYdpAQk1o%253d  

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Applications should reach the above on or before 26th October 2021 at 5:30 Pm
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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