17 Jan 2024

Health and Safety Lead at ROPEAK Limited

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Job Description


ROPEAK Limited is a multi-disciplinary Engineering, Construction, and Procurement firm. We are committed to providing integrated and innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems. The companyis headquartered in Kenyasi,Ahafo Region. ROPEAK Limited is dedicated to providing quality services to our clients. The company seeks to find and give opportunities to dynamic and smart individuals to join our exciting team as a Health and Safety Lead.

Job Summary

As a Health and Safety Lead, you will be responsible for ensuring the well-being of our employees and creating a safe working environment. You will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing health and safety policies and programs to mitigate risks and comply with relevant regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop and Implement Safety Policies:

• Create and update comprehensive health and safety policies and procedures tailored to the construction industry.
• Ensure that all policies align with the local (Newmont) and state regulations.

Training and Education:

• Conduct regular safety training sessions for employees, subcontractors, and other stakeholders.
• Stay current on industry best practices and communicate relevant information to the team.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

• Conduct regular risk assessments on sites and implement measures to mitigate identified risks.
• Investigate accidents and incidents, providing detailed reports and recommendations for prevention.

Regulatory Compliance:

• Stay informed about changes in health and safety legislation and regulations.
• Ensure the company’s compliance with all relevant safety standards.

Site Inspections:

• Conduct regular inspections of sites to identify hazards and ensure adherence to safety protocols.
• Collaborate with project lead to address safety concerns promptly.

Emergency Response Planning:

• Develop and implement emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures and first aid protocols.
• Conduct regular drills to test the effectiveness of emergency plans.

Safety Culture Promotion:

• Foster a strong safety culture by promoting awareness and accountability at all levels of the organization.
• Encourage reporting of safety concerns and near misses.

Reporting and Documentation:

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of safety-related activities, including training, inspections, and incidents.
• Prepare and submit regular reports on health and safety performance to management.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
• Proven experience in a Health and Safety role within the construction or mining industry.
• Must be a Mincom Certified Senior Safety Officer.
• Knowledge of local and state mining safety regulations.
• Professional certifications such as NEBOSH, or equivalent are preferred.
• Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to develop and deliver effective safety training programs.
• Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Must possess a Valid Driver’s LicenseC and above with five (5) years’ experience in manual vehicle driving.

Personality/Behavioral Competencies

• Time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
• Adaptability to a dynamic and changing business environment.
• Team player with the ability to collaborate across departments.
• Assertive, Confidential, Influential, Reliable and Independent

Location: Kenyasi – Ahafo Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit an application with RESUME to the address below no later than 29THJANUARY, 2024.

Human Resource Manager
Ropeak Limited
? Human Resource Department
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited – Ahafo

Qualified applicants can send their RESUME to:

[email protected] with the role as the subject.

Closing Date: 29 January, 2024

Please only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

NOTE: To enable Newmont Company to determine that an applicant is a native of its mine impact community, all local-local applicants from the communities must be ENDORSED by the Chief, a nominated Assemblyperson, and the Youth Leader of the applicant’s community, and must be delivered to Newmont Security gate at Plant Site or the Yamfo Office not later than the stated date.
Females are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and should have their vaccination card available at the time of application.



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