• Manager - Health, Safety & Security Dease Lake
  • Newcrest Mining in Dease Lake, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 4 days ago

jobs description

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a shared belief that what we do matters.

Our Red Chris operation is now recruiting for the position of Manager of Health, Safety & Environment with a competitive base salary between $172,800 - 221,000/yr, with an additional short term and long-term incentives available. The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity.

We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on an eight (8) days-on, six (6) days-off rotation.

Purpose of the Role

Health, Safety... Environment and Social performance play an integral role in maintaining social acceptance, continuing to maintain ESG leadership and support the continuity of our operations. Newmont is addressing global and industry challenges by having a long term, transparent vision for sustainable mining. This role is essential implementing strategic objectives, standards, systems and processes at site for health & safety to ensure risks are known and address.

The Manager of Health, Safety & Security designs, leads and manages the development and implementation of health, safety management systems, and the processes that incorporate risk management strategies; To achieve our Zero-Harm target, drive continuous improvement and protect shareholder value, in relation to site Health and Safety.

About You

Growth Strategy / Governance
• Develop, monitor and direct the implementation of H&S policies and procedures, across all operational levels within Newmont.
• Oversee all H&S activities to ensure compliance with local and international legislation, regulations and operational best practices.
• Manage the execution of occupational H&S strategies to reduce and minimize the impact of work on employees’ health and well-being and to protect the company personnel, assets, processes and product.
• Continuously improve the Emergency Rescue Team’s capacity and coverage
• Feedback on timing, progress of implementation and identify improvements
• Relevant engagement with health and safety authorities visiting/inspecting the site
• Support, participate in and report in compliance, assurance and governance activities

Operations Excellence
• Develop monitoring and measurement criteria for H&S competency, in line of progression.
• Collate and analyze data from event investigations and other H&S sources to determine root causes and implement control measures that eliminate or mitigate workplace injuries and illnesses, and/or environmental damage and process losses.
• Assist in responding to inquiries lodged by local Regulatory agencies and the Public, regarding Health and Safety issues.
• Manage, support and coach operational leaders for health & safety knowledge and competency required.
• Monitor health & safety events and risks, and performance to identify gaps and action plans, that address performance improvements.
• Monitor and report on performance metrics, KPIs, targets
• Support implementation and monitoring of site health & safety risks, including site level implementation of critical controls and verifications.
• Plan for emergency preparedness and contingencies, and function as a crisis management team member.
• Review and maintain current Emergency Evacuation Tactical and Trigger Action plans for the site and implement new planning format in conjunction with Health and Safety and HR Group (HR, Site Services, L&D).
• Assure that all site visitors and contractor´s comply with all the requirements, policies and standards of Newmont.
• Oversee all external H&S contractors working on-site within the mine and administer disciplinary actions, where appropriate.
• Coordinate health & safety systems and compliance.
• Support site rapid response

• Lead and manage the site teams, aligning effective leadership and team member processes and accountabilities including talent and succession planning.
• Build capability (knowledge and technical skills)
• Set performance expectations for direct team and provide feedback and coaching.

Commercial - Budgeting, forecasting, and reporting financial metrics
• Support development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts: Develop, actively manage, and report against plans for costs, headcount and capital spend.
• Manage resources (budget and personnel) to support health & safety targets, KPIs and metrics.

Key Relationships

Direct Reports (varies by site)
• Security Superintendent
• Health and Safety Superintendent
• Hygiene Superintendent

• Red Chris General Manager
• Functional Business Unit Heads
• Group Head of Health and Safety
• Lead for Reporting, Systems Compliance, Systems and Assurance
• Site Senior Leadership Team

• Community, local/state NGOs, Civil society leaders and local Government
• Relevant regulatory authorities

Capabilities Required For The Role

Problem Solving Ability
• Requires ability to deliver multiple pathways to deal with changing external and internal environments recognizing multiple linkages and second order consequences of actions

Knowledge & Experience
• Minimum 8 - 10 years’ Health and Safety industry experience, of which at least 4 - 5 years should be in the capacity of a Manager for a large organization, including experience in areas such as Surface and Underground Mining, Process Plant Operations and Project Construction.
• Demonstrated successes in working collaboratively in multi-cultural teams
• Bachelor’s degree in: Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, Applied Sciences in Emergency management or related discipline.
• Postgraduate in Health and Safety is desired.
• Health & Safety professional qualification
• Knowledge of legislation and standards in BC
• Understanding and technical expertise in health and safety management (in mining preferred)
• Knowledge of mining industry and operations
• Project management fundamentals

Technical Skills
• Advanced proficiency in designing and implementing health & safety systems and tools across geographical locations and cultures.
• Competent level of proficiency in project management, influencing and coaching.
• Advanced incident management skills.
• Advanced business continuity management skills.
• Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
• Advanced relationship management skills.

Social Process Skills

Self -Awareness
• Able to manage responses appropriately to a wide range of cultural and challenging situations and in response to management decisions and actions.
• Recognises own behaviour as being hugely symbolic in shaping the organizational culture and gaining commitment and support for change at all levels.

Team Processes
• Able to link the importance of good social process to successful business outcomes – providing clarity for multi-disciplinary teams not just on the ’what’ but also on the ‘how’.
• Fosters a climate that is inclusive and where people in the teams feel safe to contribute, collaborate, receive feedback and coaching.
• Able to make predictions about how teams are likely to behave in response to change and manage this complexity to engage and work towards productive outcomes.

• Builds productive cross-functional business alliances with internal and external stakeholders, working in a collaborative and constructive way.
• Identifies the best approach to influence, or negotiate with individuals, groups, and external bodies such as regulatory agencies, local authorities, and unions, adapting responses appropriately to achieve productive outcomes.
• Able to challenge others in a constructive way to resolve issues and conflict

• Needs to be able to manage across time zones and cultures
• Ability to manage a range of activities to ensure quality and timeliness
• Must be able to prioritize a range of demands focused on the most critical business outcomes
• Assertive, Goal Oriented Influential, Integrity, Leadership, Confidential, Reliable, Safety Conscious.

Other Requirements
• Position is based onsite, at Red Chris Mine, in northern BC
• Physically able to manage intense periods of work and balance personal needs
• Proficiency in English a must: French a plus

What We Offer

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities.

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:
• Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications
• Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program
• Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Our Commitment to You

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date
Dease Lake BC


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