3 Feb 2017

Perseus Mining Job Vacancy : Environmental Manager

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To provide Environmental support to the Edikan Gold Mine. The Manager will serve as a chief adviser on all issues which are of environmental concerns and be responsible for drawing the reclamation and mine closure plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify environmental compliance requirement of Ghanaian regulatory bodies and international organisations the company subscribes to (e.g. IFC) as listed in legalisation, permits and other agreements to which PMGL is a signatory.
  • Develop and implement a compliance based monitoring program that assesses potential impacts of the project against relevant standards and commitments.
  • Ensure all permits and other licenses are up to date and renewed as required.
  • Train personnel in appropriate monitoring and rehabilitation methods.
  • Manage the submission of permitting and licensing applications to the relevant authority or agency in a timely manner.
  • Undertake investigations of actual and potential environmental non-compliances and incidents.
  • Undertake environmental inspections and audits of the project facilities and activities.
  • Develop waste management plans for the project, taking into account requirements for hazardous wastes, waste reduction and recycling/reuse.
  • Develop the site wide Environmental Management System (EMS) on the principle of ISO14001 standards
  • Ensure progressive rehabilitation of the project and affected areas in line with the project rehabilitation and closure plan. Update the existing plan as required to reflect changes in project.
  • Write and submit in a timely fashion all environmental reports (incident, monthly, annual, etc) and data required by corporate, regulators and other stakeholders.
  • Develop specific management plans as needed in response to identified issues.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Edikan Gold Mine Environmental Management Plan and permits. Update and the existing plan as required.
  • Work with Edikan departments to ensure environmental aspects are integrated into the project execution.
  • Assist the Social and Community Department in mitigation environmental impacts on the catchment area and the establishment of hybrid seedlings for sustainable development projects
  • Contact with all departments to identify environmental compliance and risk needs, manage environmental aspects of the project and instil awareness across the project.




  • A degree in Environmental Science
  • A master’s degree in environmental science/MBA would an advantage
  • Health, Safety and Environment  Manager’s Certificate of Competence from Minerals Commission (Ghana)
  • At least 5 years’ experience at leadership level in similar role in mining operations
  • Strong problem solving and analytical
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Experience of working to international health and safety standards
  • Ability to implement international best practice standards
  • Ability to manage conflicting work demands and tight deadlines
  • A leader and driver of change
  • Experience of working in a continuous improvement organisation

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