Job Vacancy For Health and Safety Officer At Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd (Esaase)



Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd. is a fully-owned subsidiary of Asanko Gold Inc., a company in the process of developing into the next major gold producer in Ghana. The vision of Asanko is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for a/I stakeholders over the medium term

Job Summary

•   Develop and administer Health and Safety programs to prevent accidents/incidents and loss;
•   Assist line management to develop and maintain a culture of Safe Production;
•   Provide advice to line management on hazard identification, risk management, safety rules, regulations, trends, statistics and compliance;
•   Participate in accident/incident investigations and attend safety meetings;
•   Conduct health and safety inspections and audits;
•   Prepare periodic reports and close out corrective actions in a timely manner;
•   Develop heath and safety policies and procedures;
•   Ensure strict compliance to the Integrated Health and Safety Management System and participate In Systems Audit;
•   Train and motivate staff and positively influence safe productive;
•   Identify, report and participate in the control of hazards; and
•   Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience

•   First Degree or Graduate Diploma in Health. Safety & Loss Prevention or Degree/Diploma in Engineering or Health Sciences from a reputable institution;
•   Auditing, training and First Aid qualifications desirable;
•   Minimum of five (5) years post qualification work experience in health & safety in an extractive industry;
•   Must have demonstrable accident/incident investigation experience;
•   Thorough understanding of Safety Management System;
•   Sound knowledge of Risk Management and Loss Prevention processes;
•   Strong presentation, organizational and communication skills;
•   Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislative requirements;
•   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and related applications;
•   Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving license;
•   Ability to work effectively with diverse work group,
•   Result-oriented.

Location: Esaase

How To Apply For The Job

Suitably qualified persons with the requirements stated above should submit applications together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications to:

Unit Manager - HR & Administration
Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd.
No. 4, Sir Arku Korsah Road
Airport Residential Area
P. O. Box CT 6153, Accra-Ghana

or email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 July, 2014
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