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29 Apr 2022

Senior HSE Trainer at Newmont Mining Corporation

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Job Description

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

About This Role:

  • To produce, coordinate, deliver and follow up training in all Health and Safety (HSE) applications for all Newmont staff throughout Ghana.
  • To certify that all Newmont Ghana personnel are equipped with the skills and knowledge to carry out their duties effectively regarding health and safety.

In This Role You Will:

Information Management and Management Reporting

  • Conduct post-training evaluations and trainee evaluations, by developing reports to forward to the superintendent for review and approval prior to sending to clients.
  • Input Enterprise Learning Solution (LSO) data into SAP.
  • Pull reports and transcripts required from SAP.
  • File all training results and attendance sheets securely.
  • Consult internally regarding provision of safety advice and safety alignment.


Plant Management

  • Manage sectional activities of the plant.
  • Develop standard operating procedures and revise as needed.
  • Conduct investigations into events, in conjunction with accidental investigation teams, distil learnings and include in training.


Pre-hire Assessments and Onboarding

  • Support in the onboarding and new hire screening process.
  • Develop test items and conduct pre-screening of candidates.


Needs Analysis and Research

  • Consult with clients to identify training needs.
  • Conduct extensive research, both new and existing.
  • Review existing programs’ content and adjust where necessary.



  • Plan and develop training schedules.
  • Develop training programs and training material to meet needs, including content, multimedia and assessments.
  • Develop assessment components, comprised of theory and practical elements for technical trainings.
  • Develop training guidelines for the junior trainers.
  • Support apprentice training in conjunction with apprentices.
  • Develop the training matrix by populating roles and examining competencies required; if any gaps are identified, place employees on further training programs.
  • Conduct technical hazard specific training.
  • Conduct training for owner representative and contractor representatives.
  • Conduct Planned Task Observations (PTO) to monitor consistency with trainings.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist:

Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Postgraduate in Health and Safety added advantage.
  • City and Guilds accredited workplace certification.
  • NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Minerals Commission (MINCOM) HSE Officer certification.


Additional Knowledge:

  • Possess knowledge of competency-based curriculum.



  • A minimum of four (4) to six (6) years’ generalised experience and previous facilitation experience.
  • A minimum two (2) to three (3) years’ coordinating / supervisory experience.


Technical Skills:

  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Twi language.
  • Sound  project management skills.
  • Sound team leadership, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Research and reporting skills.
  • Decision-making and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent teaching and facilitation skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and MS Project.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • High level of accuracy.
  • Detail focused.
  • Goal oriented.
  • Reliable.
  • Assertiveness.
  • Team player.
  • Takes initiative.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located at the Ahafo Site mine.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. As part of our diversity efforts. females are encouraged to apply.


Method of Application

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Closing Date : 8th May. 2022

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