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Health Safety and Environment Construction Team Leader

Location : Afrique / Africa
Job Type : Permanent

HSEC, Mining Sector

West Africa

Cowan International is recruiting a Health, Safety and Environment Construction Team Leader for an international mining company in French-speaking West Africa.

Job Code: 6474

The HSE Construction Team Leader will report to the Director responsible for the Expansion Project and the HSEC Director. Our client is looking for a hands-on person with extensive experience working in the field.

Responsibilities Required for the Role
• Implements and oversees the Project HSEC Program - policies and procedures
• Provides technical expertise and recommendations to site management
• Participates in feasibility studies; FL2 & FL3 phases and Construction
• Leads a large HSEC team
• Demonstrates / leads the commitment to achieving Zero harm
• Administers and maintains regulatory and company’s HSEC programs:
o Ensures compliance with applicable HSEC performance standards, objectives, procedures and regulations
o Promotes HSEC management system
o Communicates with Project Management and construction and operations teams regarding compliance and HSEC
• Coordinates HSEC training for employees:
o Provides consultation and coaching to all employee groups with a purpose of instilling and maintaining a pro-active approach to safety in all areas
o Trains on incident investigation techniques
o Provides training to employees in accordance with OSHA regulations
• Leads incident investigations, reporting and follow-ups
• Accompanies HSE auditors during inspections

Experience and Competencies required for the role
• B.Sc. in Health and Safety Sciences, or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred
• Lead auditor and Incident investigation certifications
• NEBOSH certificate or equivalent, desirable
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in HSE roles
• Solid experience with EPC contractors in construction companies and service companies, along with extensive exposure to major projects civil works - erection projects, construction and commissioning
• Strong Knowledge of construction safety, and current Federal & ISO/OSHA requirements
• Solid understanding of mining operations
• Fluent English & French
• Strong organization/time management and problem-solving skills

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