Environmental Officer Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited – January 2021

 Environmental Officer Job Opportunity at Shanta Mining Company Limited – January 2021

Position Title: ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER (1 POST)

CONTEXT AND PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The environmental officer is accountable for assisting Environment Superintendent running environmental functions within the Shanta Mining Co. Ltd; ensures that environmental policies are well implemented, and environmental campaigns are effective, evaluating, planning and implementing environmental issues.

ACCOUNTABILITIES & AUTHORITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Environmental Officer has the following accountabilities and authorities:
  • Execute developed environmental management plans, programs, and strategies on site.
  • Plan environmental projects and provide reports on status and outcomes.
  • Prepare written reports as required, briefs for projects and or services, and strategies, policies, and management plans.
  • Assist in the coordination of field personnel to ensure works are completed to specified standards.
  • Provide technical input into the development of environmental policies, guidelines, and procedures for the SMCL.
  • Conduct the environmental incident reporting & incident investigation program.
  • Oversee contractors and consultants as per the company’s standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure monitoring programs of air quality, water quality, noise & vibration, meteorological, soil and biodiversity are maintained and undertaken in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Facilitate the dissemination of information and training of environmental management aspects for all employees.
  • Provide input to Environment Superintendent into the development of environmental quality standards, guidelines, objectives, policies, procedures and/or legislation.
  • Carry out inspections, conduct investigations, resolve conflict, and take appropriate action.
  • Conduct monitoring projects in support of studies, programs, and the development of guidelines and standards.

REQUIRED SKILLED KNOWLEDGE

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or Environmental Engineering or related discipline.
  • A Master’s degree in Science/Environment is an added advantage.

Experience:
A minimum of 2- 3 years working experience in an environmental management role in a large-scale operation preferably in the mining and extractive industry.
Experience in the application of EHS management systems.

Must have knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Tanzanian and international regulatory framework for environmental management in general.
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 EMS implementation process
  • Audit/EMS management systems
  • NEMC registrations for Audit and EIA

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants are invited to submit their Resumes and certificates (indicating the Position Title in the subject) to:

HR Director, Shanta Mining Company Limited
P.O. Box 79408,
Dar es Salaam
Or via Email to Recruitment@shantamining.co.tz
The deadline for submitting the application is 06 February 2021

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