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Health, Safety & Environment

Senior Safety Advisor
Fixed Term

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Job Overview

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) is one of the world’s largest gold producers with a number of operations on different continents. This globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. In Australia, the company operates the Sunrise Dam (100%) and Tropicana (AGA 70% and manager, Regis Resources 30%) gold mines, which jointly account for approximately 18% of AGA’s annual production. AGA is a values-driven company and offers a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

We are now seeking an experienced Senior Safety Advisor to join our Safety team at Sunrise Dam Gold Mine.

Accountable to the Safety Superintendent, this role is based on a fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) 4/3 roster from Perth or Kalgoorlie.

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Direction, support and coordination of the Safety team members;
  • Build and develop the Safety Team Dept. talent and capability to continually deliver the Dept. strategy;
  • Ensure alignment to site-specific, AGAA and AGA Corporate Safety Strategic Plan;
  • Contribute to the development of operational plans for delivering safety services and projects for specific outputs of SDGMs safety strategy;
  • Prepare the 30-day plan to deliver quarterly targets;
  • Deliver 30-day plans, identify and address variances to plan;
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership and improve the Safety Culture through developing line capability in delivering their safety accountabilities;
  • Oversee critical control monitoring processes for safety-related Major Hazards;
  • Relevant reporting to Regulators and internal stakeholders;
  • Reporting to relevant site stakeholders (GMs, Department Managers and Superintendents, Operations Safety Manager, Project Manager (contractors) or equivalent).

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 8 years in Mining/Heavy Industry related fields;
  • 3 years of Leadership experience in leading multi-facet safety-related teams;
  • 3 years experience working in a blended Alliance or Contractor/Client workgroup;
  • Tertiary qualifications in a Safety or Risk related field;
  • Lead Auditor Certifications or Training (essential);
  • Lead Investigator (ICAM/Tap Root/RCA) (essential);
  • Project Management (desirable);
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent (essential);
  • Current full West Australian “C” class motor vehicle license or current equivalent Australian State motor vehicle license;
  • Permanent work rights in Australia;
  • A National Police Clearance.

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti’s values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a highly competitive remuneration package and a newly introduced performance bonus scheme, we offer challenging work and career development prospects and all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) are eligible for fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships and paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective. 

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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