Superintendent: Occupational Hygiene (m/f)

Dundee Precious Metals

Dundee Precious Metals is recruiting a Superintendent: Occupational Hygiene (m/f), to be based in Tsumeb, Namibia.
  • Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb is in the process to revitalize the organization. We are looking for very capable, dynamic and energetic Senior Process Engineers to be part of this high performance team leading the change. The company offers outstanding opportunity to grow personally and gain experience in a wide variety of process technologies, including Pyrometallurgy, Metallurgical Acid Plant, Minerals Processing, Oxygen Production and Water Treatment
  • Legal, Safety, Health and Environmental compliance as well as promoting a safety culture in the area of responsibility
  • Executing Dundee Precious Metals agenda regarding occupational hygiene and relevant aspects of community health
  • Supporting line management in understanding and imbedding occupational hygiene risk management and control principles and assist in defining priorities for risk control
  • Implementing health and hygiene policies, procedures, programs, and processes, as well as forming part of the team that develops such policies, procedures, programs, and processes
  • Assisting with campaigns, projects, reporting and other operational activities, as and when required
  • Provide training and awareness information on relevant Occupational Hygiene topics to all employees and contractors, as and when required
  • Ensuring contractor management requirements in terms of occupational hygiene are communicated to all stakeholders, and that systems are in place to enforce requirements and to evaluate compliance
  • Evaluating compliance to legal, corporate, and international requirements, as well as governance systems on a scheduled basis, through monitoring and internal and external audits, with formal reporting and development of action plans to address gaps
  • Forming part of teams that conduct health, safety, environment, community, and social risk assessments, as well as developing action plans, providing inputs and evaluating outcomes
  • Raising awareness amongst employees and contractors, on risk management, health issues, legal requirements and similar aspects relating to Occupational Health and Hygiene
  • Providing support and assistance to the Integrated Management System Coordinator with regards to improving and maintaining the Integrated Management System, as it relates to occupational hygiene
  • Drawing up of action plans to address gaps and shortcomings of the Integrated Management System, as identified from time to time
  • Provide inputs into Health and Hygiene Section budgets (including for projects) and managing costs within budgets
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of team members, contractors, and service providers
  • Managing relationships with Management and internal staff
  • Maintaining professional registration in occupational hygiene and related fields
  • Must hold a formal tertiary qualification (Degree/Diploma) in Occupational Hygiene, Environmental Health, Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, Public Health or similar, from a recognized institution
  • Must be professionally registered as an Occupational Hygiene Technologist or Occupational Hygienist, through a recognized institution (SAIOH, AIHA, BOHS, etc.)
  • At least six (6) years of working experience in an Occupational Hygiene or a closely related function, of which at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Occupational Hygiene processes, technologies, management aspects and assurance; Risk assessments; Occupational Hygiene Programme implementation; Data analysis and reporting; Occupational Health and Labour Legislation and best practices; Health and hygiene applications and systems; project management and stakeholder engagement
  • Good grasp of Community Health and Occupational Health concepts
  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to work under pressure, manage schedules and programs, and meet deadlines
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team, with business focused collaboration, strategic and system thinking and the ability to adhere to procedures
  • Computer literate, including knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, Statistical Packages and Health and Safety Applications
  • Holder of a valid driver’s license
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • All applications meeting the minimum requirements must be accompanied by a nonreturnable detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and identification documents (ID)
  • Applications should clearly indicate the position being applied for and should be sent as one PDF attachment. Applications not adhering to these rules will not be considered
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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