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Senior Environmental Officer – B2GOLD NAMIBIA


Job Specifications:

To maintain and improve environmental management system (EMS) and measure environmental performance at the B2Gold Otjikoto Mine.

Environmental Compliance

  • Adhere to and support all company related policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to local and international legal requirements, corporate requirements and best management practice
  • Actively promote and communicate B2Gold Environmental and Biodiversity policies
  • Ensure implementation of permit conditions and national standards for mine operations

Environmental Management System

  • Assist with the implementation of the environmental requirements of the HSE Management system
  • Assist with the reviews and updates of Departmental risk registers
  • Create environmental awareness to all employees and contractors at Otjikoto Mine
  • Conduct site inspections and audits to monitor and evaluate compliance to applicable environmental requirements
  • Compile incident records and report on non-conformance/compliance. Track corrective action process to completion where necessary

Environmental Performance

  • Implement and provide compliance support on the Environmental and Biodiversity performance standards
  • Ensure that all monitoring and measurement complies with all statutory requirements
  • Ensure quality control and assurance on all information collected on site
  • Ensure quality sampling, accurate data collection, record keeping and reporting and accurate data interpretation
  • Ensure all measuring equipment and instruments are regularly maintained and calibrated
  • Monitor operations of the Bio-remediation treatment and landfill sites to ensure conformance to procedure
  • Assist consultants, specialists and authorities with field work and assessments
  • Conduct field work on neighbouring farms when necessary
  • Conduct “hands-on” field training with the Environmental Technicians and Assistants where necessary

Closure and Rehabilitation

  • Assist on progressive rehabilitation when necessary
  • Ensure monitoring and measurement on closure and rehabilitation is maintained in the operations
  • Assist with information collection of the Otjikoto Mine liability estimates (ARO)

Administration and Budget

  • Assist with budgeting requirements for field consumables and equipment
  • Ensure monitoring supplies are adequate and well controlled
  • Submit requests for supplies and stock items
  • Request for Jobs and Maintenance Services through the Engineering Maintenance System
  • Manage the inventory and equipment register of the section
  • Maintain the document control and calibration register of the environmental section

Safety, Health and Environment

  • Ensure compliance to all B2Gold Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Minimum B.Sc. Degree in Environmental Management (NQF Level 6)
  • Minimum 4 years’ environmental management experience in the mining industry or large-scale construction project
  • Valid Code B Driver’s License
  • Environmental Management System (EMS) ISO14001:2015 is an advantage

Closing Date: 26 January 2022



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